(NAPSI)—Like many Americans, you may spend hours at the gym, choose all the right foods and think you’re in peak health—but you could be missing a vital part of the equation.
Ronald McDonald, Tony the Tiger and the Trix bunny all have one thing in common: Kids know them on a first-name basis.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heat and eat or pop in your mouth, straight from the source? The debate over the health benefits of eating raw foods is heating up.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Dieting is an American pastime. About 45-million of us diet each year, and we spend about 33-billion dollars on weight-loss products. There are more ways to diet than ever and some are pretty extreme.
(Family Features) Family reunions are a great opportunity to reconnect and turn relationships into strong, eternal ties. This year, try starting a new tradition — share your health history with your family.
(StatePoint) The Information Age has moved society into a 24/7 electronic environment that exposes us to harmful light pollution every day. New research is illuminating the dangers of “blue light,” a high-energy wavelength of light that can disrupt the sleep cycle and cause damage to the eyes over time.
The American military is facing a serious personnel issue: More than two-thirds of today's youth are too uneducated, have behavior issues, and are not physically fit enough for service.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are lower on Wall Street this morning as traders seem unimpressed by the latest economic data. The government says the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped again last week, while consumer spending rose in May but by a disappointingly small amount. The Dow was down more than 100 points in the first hour of trading, while the broader indexes are also off by about 0.5 percent. While not deep, the drop has been wide. All 10 sectors of the S&P 500 are lower.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has refused to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of big sodas.
(NAPSI)—It may not be the first thing most people think about when it comes to looking fit and living healthfully, but dietary fiber can be good for just about every, well, fiber of your being.
(NAPSI)—Much as with humans, too many calories and a lack of exercise can spell trouble for pets.
Regular exercise and a complete and balanced diet are keys to helping your dog maintain a healthy weight. (NAPS)
(BPT) - According to the American Medical Association, approximately one in three Americans are obese, leaving at least one third of the country at risk for many health problems including type 2 diabetes, high-blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea.1
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks, effectively killing the legislation.
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(BPT) - The school year has ended and kids are more excited than ever to get outside and play. However, as the days grow longer and summer boredom sets in, it’s easy to become uninspired during playtime and it’s tempting for families to turn to DVDs and video games as entertainment.
Like most people, I wake up every morning and scan my social media pages to see what's new with my friends. Often times, I'll get sucked into a blog or article about the latest trends, but recently I've had to stop and ask, Where are these coming from?
(Family Features) Celebrities, athletes, talk show hosts and nearly 30 percent of people say they are turning to gluten-free diets to solve health issues from “foggy mind” to bloating and obesity.
(BPT) - Stress can kill you and the longer you experience stress the worse your health can become. In fact, exposure to long term stress causes the body to produce several hormones that can lead to anxiety, depression, digestive problems, heart disease, trouble sleeping, obesity, and memory loss, according to the Mayo Clinic. Both men and women suffer from stress but women are more susceptible to stress-related conditions, which can also include infertility.
You may have heard the phrase, “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” but could it be sugar that’s creating our health problems to begin with? With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicting one in three people will have diabetes by 2050, it’s something we all need to pay attention to.
(Family Features) Today, 85 percent of Americans fall short of the USDA's recommended daily servings of lowfat or fat free milk - a staggering number when you take into account milk is the top food source for three out of the four "nutrients of concern" - the nutrients that Americans are most lacking, including calcium, potassium and vitamin D.1 Each 8-oz glass has nine essential nutrients including eight grams of high-quality protein- that's more than an egg. Milk also has B vitamins for energy, vitamin A for a healthy immune system and bone-building nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D.
(Family Features) When going through your health checklists, you probably think about your blood pressure, weight and cholesterol levels. But what people often neglect is actually right in front of our eyes – our vision.
Prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children, according to study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
A woman’s body mass index (BMI) has a larger impact on her risk of developing breast cancer than body shape or waist size, according to a study of nearly 29,000 women.