For thousands of years, beer has been considered the most common beverage around the world. Its extensive use in society may have been fueled by notion of its positive effects on health, although no scientific evidence has been collected during earlier times. Unfortunately, beer has also been often described as a beverage that imparts negative impact on the user, in which excessive drinkers end up drunk and accident-prone.
Beer drinking has also been strongly associated with high amounts of calories, …Read more
Dining out is a pleasure that we all like to indulge in from time to time. Before you dive into your meal though, you should know that there is plenty on the menu that can put you at a higher risk for obesity.
The prevalence of obesity in the United States alone is close to 35 percent. Obesity leads to a long list of chronic health problems and costs our health system millions of dollars.
It can be too easy …Read more
Normal, healthy weights are usually associated with better health performance and outcomes, but a new study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology, shows that this may not be the case for heart failure patients.
Heart failure is a serious condition where the performance of the heart is negatively affected. Approximately 5.8 million Americans suffer from this condition. Approximately one half to two thirds of individuals with heart failure are overweight (at risk of obesity) or are obese. When a …Read more
As cities become more busy with the urban sprawl, people are spending more and more time behind the wheel , which new research is showing can not only be annoying, but troublesome for various health reasons, too.
Studies show that part of the reason is because sitting for extended periods (also known as a sedentary behavior) is dangerous …Read more