Is sugar really addictive? Experts explain how to kick the cravings for good. You just want something sweet. OK, you need something sweet. Some of us just have some really strong sugar cravings at times (or maybe all the time). And with added sugar in everything from cookies and salad dressings to hamburgers, it’s no […]
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At extremes, cardio can contribute to cardiac plaque, irregular heartbeats and heart disease. When it comes to boosting your heart health, you can’t do much better than cardio. (Hence the name “cardio.”) In fact, when Duke University researchers compared the effects of various eight-month-long exercise programs on men and women’s cardiovascular health, they concluded that, […]
Creating healthy habits is the key to lasting weight loss.
Weight-loss experts share how to keep your body comp on track. Easier isn’t always better. Never has this been more true than with body mass index, or BMI. A measure that takes into account one’s height and weight, body mass index has been used since the 1800s as an easy way to estimate body composition […]
Research reveals what your step (and exercise) goals should be. Forget calories, heartbeats or even weight on the scale. For a lot of people, fitness is all about steps per day: Haven’t hit your 10,000-step goal for the day? Then you better walk laps around the house before the clock strikes midnight. If you can […]
Boost your weight-loss results with the right amount of the macronutrient. There’s no end to the list of low-carb weight-loss approaches out there. You’ve got Atkins, South Beach, the Zone, plus a slew of ketogenic (nearly carb-free) diets, just to name a few. All of them are based on the premise that to lose weight, […]
Experts explain how to tweak your nutrition for better exercise performance and fitness results.
Experts weigh in on how to have a healthy sugar habit.