WHO Asks For Exercise-Related Nutrition Labels

When it comes to weight loss, one important thing to remember is that it often comes down to simple math. Calories taken in versus calories expended in exercise. Nutrition labels state how many calories are in an item, but what about how much exercise it would take to burn off that item? The Royal Society for Public Health has published …

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How Much Cardio Is Too Much?

When it comes to health and fitness, few would argue that running is a great exercise. However, the debate is not whether running is a good exercise. The debate lies more in how far one should run or how long. In a review of recent studies that measured how effective running was at maintaining good health, a report finds that …

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When to Exercise? Depends on your Rhythm

No one doubts the benefit or the importance of exercise on the human body. What has been in debate, however, is the timing of the exercise. Some promote an early morning time frame to get people up and moving. However, others promote an early evening time frame to coincide with natural biological rhythms. Circadian rhythms moderate all functions of the human …

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Gardener Donates Organic Food to Low-Income Individuals

When it comes to food and fighting disease, many experts will say that fresh and organic is best. However, fresh and organic foods are out of reach of many low-income budgets. Especially when those with the low-income are facing diseases like cancer. A Huntsville, Alabama woman has been gardening for nine years. However, what Cathy Wissel is growing isn’t for …

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Can Your Diet Be TOO Strict?

When it comes to diet, the fad known as “clean eating” has been popular for a time now. Clean eating promotes eating non-processed, natural meals. However, some health practitioners are becoming concerned that this new trend can lead to eating disorders. Carrie Armstrong was recovering from an illness that had left her bed-bound. Her doctors warned her that the recovery …

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How to Prevent Joint Pain while Exercising

Many fitness professionals are trained in how to help their clients exercise in a way to prevent joint pain. This keeps them exercising and able to engage in their day-to-day activities. Any program to help alleviate joint and muscle pain should begin with a foam roller to promote self-myofascial release of tension. After this program has released the tension inhibiting …

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Top Nutrition Trends of 2015

When it comes to nutrition and weight loss, there is no doubt that trends come and go. In the business, it is often trends that drive the industry. As 2015 comes to a close, we look back on some of this year’s most popular trends in the field of nutrition. The year 2015 saw a change in the trend of …

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Can Giving up Dairy Help your Health?

When it comes to dieting to lose weight and change your body, often this comes with cutting things out of your diet. Usually beloved things like sugar, dairy, and meat are the things that people deprive themselves of in an effort to lose weight. However, for some, cutting these things out not only works, but makes them feel better. Lindsay …

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Exercise May Help with Hot Flashes

No one questions the fact that exercise is good for a person. Exercise provides many benefits such as weight loss, the lowering of blood sugar, cholesterol, and stress reduction. However, recent studies are showing that exercise can help relieve a symptom many women experience. A study published in the Journal of Physiology reports that exercise, especially exercise that makes you …

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Bariatric Surgery Doesn’t Always Work

For some of the population, diet and exercise alone are not enough for them to lose the weight necessary to live a healthier life. These people often turn to surgical remedies such as lap band or bariatric surgery in order to lose the excess weight that may threaten their lives. However, bariatric surgery is not always successful. The four types …

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