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Regular Activity Reduces Cancer Risk

Researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute looked at a series of 12 different U.S. and European studies covering a total of 1.4 million adults and conclude that there is significant evidence that regular exercise will significantly reduce the risk for many … [Read More...]

Why Do Biggest Loser Contestants Regain Weight?

Last month a 6-year follow-up study of the contestants on Season 8 of the Biggest Loser was making headlines. It seems that only one was able to maintain a weight even close to their contest end weight, regaining a significant amount. Scientists conducting the study … [Read More...]

Time-Efficient Exercise

Most people believe that getting fit takes time, usually more time than they have. They may be shocked because a new study from researchers at McMaster University found that just one minute of intense exercise produced similar benefits to longer endurance type … [Read More...]

Eat Healthy, Exercise Regularly, Die Anyway

New research from the Mayo Clinic suggests that eating healthy and exercising will actually slow the rate of aging. They also found that regular exercise could even protect against an unhealthy diet. The researchers found a link between these modifiable lifestyle … [Read More...]

Do You Need to Detox?

It seems everywhere you turn, someone is talking about detox diets or cleansing fasts. US cardiology researchers reported in Science Daily that you can lower your risk of developing coronary artery disease and diabetes along with improving cholesterol levels by … [Read More...]

American Health Perceptions

A study conducted by Catalyst Healthcare Research (CHR) found that most Americans who are overweight or obese see themselves as being in good health.  These same people are often well educated and are aware of the health risks related to obesity. The study found that … [Read More...]

Building Better Bones

Most of us think of our bones as a solid, static mass that is hard and unchanging.    The fact is our skeletal structure is replaced approximately every ten years. Bones are dynamic, living tissue that consists of about 25% water, 25% protein and approximately 50% … [Read More...]