LifeStyle: Health & Fit

6 Common Medications That Could Be to Blame for Your Weight Gain

Tuesday  02:42,   17 october 2017
Reader's Digest

There are sneaky things that cause weight gain that aren’t food or exercise. One of them may be prescription medication. Many common prescription drugs can cause some patients to pack on the pounds, though it’s unclear whether the drug causes weight [...]

7 Weird Health Conditions With No Medical Explanation

Tuesday  02:41,   17 october 2017

<p>Each brings on vague or bizarre symptoms — but are they actual illnesses? Sufferers say yes, while researchers are raising eyebrows.</p>That's the experience of countless people convinced they are suffering from a real illness—such as[...]

6 Foods You Should Always Buy Organic (and Save Money Doing It)

Tuesday  01:13,   17 october 2017
Taste of Home

Learn which foods to buy organic and which it's OK to skip. Plus, get a bunch of money-saving tips along the way.Definitely choose organic when purchasing these juicy gem-colored fruits. They can carry a surprising amount of pesticides.[...]

The New Do's and Don'ts of Stretching

Tuesday  01:12,   17 october 2017
U.S. News & World Report

Still think stretching post-workout aids recovery? Prepare to be surprised.“Honestly, I don’t think we’ve heard the last of the arguments about whether to stretch or not to stretch – or even when to stretch” since the research is constantly[...]

I Went a Week Without Processed Foods and This is What Happened

Tuesday  01:12,   17 october 2017
Spoon University

<p>After realizing how every bite we take affects more than simply our own health, I found it much easier than I had expected to live without processed foods.</p> Okay, so I'll admit, originally this had all started because spring break is[...]

Your Toothpaste or Mouthwash Might Actually Be Staining Your Teeth

Tuesday  01:11,   17 october 2017
Reader's Digest

One of the first things that people notice about you is your smile—and your teeth.&nbsp;“This staining is due in part to two ingredients; cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC), an antibacterial, and stannous fluoride, a remineralization ingredient,”[...]

Attention, Women! If You Want to Live Longer, Move to the Woods

Tuesday  01:11,   17 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Ladies, it might be time to pack up and head into nature—according to a new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives, surrounding yourself with vegetation and greenery might be the secret to a longer life (along with some of these other[...]

The Hand-Washing Technique That Keeps You Healthy

Monday  20:49,   16 october 2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. You can do plenty to help prevent the spread of viral and bacterial infections, such as getting a flu shot and staying home from work or school if you get[...]

Mom was right: You should really be eating your broccoli

Monday  20:49,   16 october 2017
Men's Fitness

<p>Get your gut health right with the oft-shunned and kid-despised cruciferous vegetable, which offers numerous digestive health benefits.</p>Thankfully, most of us who are dedicated to eating healthy know how to properly prepare the green[...]

5 Things That Happened When I Ate A Big Breakfast Every Day For A Week

Monday  20:49,   16 october 2017

<p>I was apprehensive, but I'm a sucker for diet-related self-experimentation, so I was game to flip my eating habits on their head for potential physical and mental gain. Here's what happened when I did.</p> [...]

Energy drinks: What are the health risks?

Monday  20:48,   16 october 2017
FOX News

Caffeine can cause major health conditions, including problems with heart and blood vessels, the National Institutes of Health has warned. One couple apparently learned that the hard way when the husband was left with a hole in his skull and[...]

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

Monday  20:47,   16 october 2017
Business Insider

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems. InsteadInstead of[...]

I Took Push-Up Breaks At Work Every Day For A Month, And Here’s What Happened

Monday  20:46,   16 october 2017

<p>I set daily reminders for mid-morning and afternoon to get out of my desk chair for push-ups every workday for a month—and hopefully strengthen my upper body in the process.</p>There's no way around it: Push-ups are hard. That's probably[...]

How One Man Lost 50 Pounds—and Kept It Off After Age 50

Monday  18:23,   16 october 2017
Men's Fitness

<p>Not everyone is doomed to the hell of yo-yo dieting. Take it from Dave Campbell, who lost 56 pounds more than a decade ago—and has kept it off ever since. How often do you hear that?</p>By 2005, Campbell was back up to 203. "I wasn’t even[...]

Jillian Michaels reveals the key to keeping weight off after losing it

Monday  18:22,   16 october 2017

The health and fitness expert says that keeping weight off depends on how you lose the weight, as well as your relationship with food.For those who do manage to shed pounds however, the battle often continues when trying to keep the lost weight [...]