Articles about health and fitness


High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease

Last updated: 01/16/2019

(HealthDay News) -- High intake of fiber is associated with a reduced risk for several noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), according to research published online in the The...

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How Quickly Do You Lose Fitness When You Stop Running?

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Work and life overload. Injury or illness. Seemingly endless winter weather. Physical and mental fatigue after reaching a big goal. There are all sorts of reasons for runners to...

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Study: Low-Risk PCa Increasingly T1c

Last updated: 11/26/2018

ORLANDO—Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa) today are more likely to have T1c disease, lower PSA levels, and lower tumor volume than men diagnosed with low-risk...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Fitness Tracker

Last updated: 10/24/2018

Fitness trackers are just tools for gathering data. But how reliable is that data? We asked experts for help. The quest for optimal health probably dates to the first...

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Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You

Last updated: 10/15/2018

Scientists have long suspected that cinnamon can help prevent blood-sugar spikes and protect against insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes. But how, exactly, has...

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How Taking 5 Mindful Minutes Every Morning Increased My Productivity

Last updated: 10/12/2018

To be honest, until two years ago, the idea of wellness was a foreign concept to me. Paradoxically, I was surrounded by some of the fittest people on earth, at least on paper....

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This 5-Move Dumbbell Routine Builds Strength in Every Muscle Group

Last updated: 10/12/2018

We’re all for boutique fitness classes and of-the-moment activity trackers, but sometimes a simple dumbbell is all we want to add to our sweat session. And just because the...

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Drinking beetroot juice before exercising boosts brain performance

Last updated: 10/12/2018

Researchers found that older adults who consumed beetroot juice prior to engaging in moderately intense exercise demonstrated greater connectivity in brain regions associated...

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Running May Be Socially Contagious

Last updated: 10/11/2018

Can our workouts be shaped by what our friends do? That question is at the heart of an important new study of exercise behavior, one of the first to use so-called big data...

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What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising?

Last updated: 10/11/2018

We know exercise is good for us. It reduces anxiety, helps us sleep better, alleviates depression, helps us maintain a healthy weight, and makes us happier overall. But let's...

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