If your running shoes are collecting more dust bunnies than miles, you may want to change up your diet. Swapping out saturated fat for monounsaturated fat can increase your physical activity levels by up to 15 percent, according to new research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
When you have your entire day’s food prepared and ready for you, it helps eliminate temptation. Plus, you can learn a lot about portion control and healthy foods, and get introduced to foods you wouldn’t normally buy at the grocery store. – Zalmi Duchman, founder and CEO of The Fresh Diet meal delivery service
You wouldn’t stop running a 5K a quarter of a mile before crossing the finish line—or stop having sex just moments before orgasming. Yet 10 percent of women who start the HPV vaccination series never finish it, rendering it less effective, according to new research from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
A third of the adult population is trying to cut back on something people had never heard of just five years ago. – Harry Balzer, NPD chief industry analyst.
“We’re serving cocktails that allow the well-heeled crowd to ingest medicinal ingredients in ways they like,” says mixologist Neal Bodenheimer, co-owner of the aptly named Cure in New Orleans. A 2010 University of Texas study showed that one to two drinks a day could increase longevity, and infusing them with curative ingredients can improve immunity and […]
Pounding the pavement is overrated — the trail is the real path to fitness. Heading off-road requires you to constantly change up your running gait, get up on your toes, and work the ancillary muscle groups in your legs and core that provide stabilization and prevent muscle imbalances and injury. Problem is, if you call […]
Has your baby bump become a holding tank for chips and chocolate bars? Back away from the snack food aisle. New research published in The FASEB Journal shows that women who chow down on junk food while pregnant give birth to junk food junkies.
You’re two weeks into your diet and you’re inhaling a large pizza for one. You’ve missed your last three workouts. Hey, a person’s only got so much willpower. You’re right. Research shows that willpower is partly genetic; there are physical differences in the brains of strong-willed people and their weak-willed counterparts. Lucky for the latter, […]