For a lot of us, our diet revolves around convenience food. Out on a small errand? Grab yourself a Big Mac and you’re good to go. Home late from work? Pull out a frozen dinner and pop it in the microwave.
No matter how quick and easy, these eating habits damage your health. They expose you to huge quantities of low density lipids, or “bad cholesterol,” and pave the way for a variety of health problems such as nutrient imbalance, …Read more
Believe it or not, exercising could slow down blindness-causing diseases, scientists now say.
A new study, conducted by Emory University and Atlanta VA Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation, suggests that aerobic exercise may curb the progression of diseases that destroy the eye’s retina and lead to blindness. The research was funded by the National Eye Institute, Department of Veterans Administration Affairs, and the Katz Foundation – and published in the Journal …Read more
These kinds of end-of-the-week splurges aren’t exactly harmful for you. But to lose weight or maintain your fine form, it’s important to remember that there are weight loss cycles in the same way that there are sleep cycles. Invariably, everyone sheds some pounds during the …Read more
Eating nuts frequently is now associated with a lower risk of death, according to a study in the United States, notably the largest of its kind.
Researchers found that by eating 28 g of nuts — roughly the amount contained within a small, store-bought bag — seven or more times every week, participants reduced their risk of death …Read more