No matter how many cold and flu seasons you’ve weathered in your years, chances are you’re still buying into some far-too-common illness myths. So before you waste another perfectly good sick day lying around in bed (instead of out playing hooky), we ran some of the most popular pieces of cold and flu wisdom past […]
Feeling puffy, gassy, and just plain gross? Stay away from these stomach-swelling triggers.
Health-conscious people do not generally embrace winter weather—it’s hard to stay fit during dark days with holiday gorging and the constant temptation to hibernate. A lack of great produce doesn’t help, but there actually are some fruits and veggies that reach their prime this time of year, and they could very well give the season […]
Running shoes are easy. You retire them after six months, 300 to 400 miles, or when they’re falling apart at the seams—whichever happens first. But what about those other workout shoes that are made of carbon and don’t pound the pavement, but spin ’round and ’round sans impact?
Being thoughtful about what you’re eating—as opposed to blindly shoveling food into your mouth—is the key to mindful eating, a strategy that many weight-loss experts swear by. But a new analysis of 50 prior studies suggests there might be a caveat: Thinking about your food choices also gives you the opportunity to justify indulgences, according […]
An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time
Eat more, live longer. Sounds like a pretty sweet deal, right? Well, according to a new landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, if you reach for nuts, the deal is yours. People who eat nuts on the regular seriously slash their risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other longevity-wreckers.
Most people think diabetes is a disease for the old and the junk-food feasting. Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Nick Jonas, Vanessa Williams, and Jay Cutler would disagree—they’ve all been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Diabetes among the young and thin is more than a red-carpet phenomenon: Among thirtysomethings, rates of diabetes-related hospitalizations […]