Sleepless Night Could Make Morning Pastries Tougher to Resist
There’s a reason that glazed donut might seem even more enticing if you’re sleep-deprived: A new study suggests that even one night of lost slumber increases the desirability of Read more
Just 6 months of walking may reverse cognitive decline, study says
Worried about your aging brain? Getting your heart pumping with something as simple as walking or cycling just three times a week seems to improve thinking skills, new research says. Add a heart-healthy diet, and you maximize the benefits, possibly shaving years off your brain’s functional age, according to the study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.... Read more Read more
Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
Daily supplements of vitamin C might mitigate some of the harm to fetal lung development from smoking during pregnancy, according to a study. Source: Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Read more
5 ways to avoid the modern stress epidemic
ARE you stressed? If so, you’re in good company. It’s been argued we are in the grip of a stress epidemic – one recent study suggested four out of five adults were stressed during a typical week, while almost one in 10 were stressed all the time. Source: How to beat the stress Read more
Counting Calories is a Ridiculous Way to Try to Lose Weight
The calorie theory of obesity has been perhaps one of the greatest failures in the history of medicine. Given the number of excess deaths caused by metabolic syndrome, you could argue that it is a bigger disaster than World War II. It is based on a complete misinterpretation of the energy balance equation. Source: Counting... Read more Read more
Winter Activity: Boost Your Fitness Without Leaving Home
Being physically active is a key recommendation for cancer prevention and for boosting overall health. The good news is that whatever your fitness or activity level, AICR is to help you give you tips to do a little more. Source: Winter Activity: Boost Your Fitness Without Leaving Read more
Fasting, Longevity and the Mitochondrial Connection
To understand a disease properly, you need to focus on finding the right level. This is a ‘forest for the trees’ problem. Source: Fasting, Longevity and the Mitochondrial Read more
The Complete Guide to the Science of Circadian Rhythms
Two leading scientists explain how circadian rhythms work and offer advice on lifestyle changes to improve your Read more on Endpoints
Why Weight Stigma is a Public Health Issue
There's more to weight stigma than just the emotional consequences. Read more
The Gym Inside Your Door
The Gym Inside Your Door program was initially developed to increase daily physical activity in prediabetic and diabetic Alaska Natives in 2007, but has since gained widespread use in Read more
Too much sleep linked to a greater risk of disease and death, study finds
Setting an alarm might be the only thing that helps you get up in the morning, but try setting one at night to remind you when it's time to go to Read more on CNN
Aromatherapy: Uses, benefits, oils, and risks
Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses essential oils to improve a person’s health or mood. Find out about the oils and how they work. Source: Aromatherapy: Uses, Read more
Binaural beats therapy: Benefits and how they work
Binaural beats therapy is a self-help method of treating conditions like anxiety. It is thought that listening to different beats in each ear can increase arousal or concentration. Studies Read more
How to Stop Sitting So Much
Too much sitting is bad for your health. Check out this list of ideas to help you be less sedentary at home and at work. Source: How to Stop Sitting So Much | Food & Nutrition | Stone Read more
Go4Life Workout Videos
Watch 10-, 15-, 20-, and 60-minute exercise videos for older adults from Go4Life. Source: Go4Life Workout Videos | Read more
Morning physical activity more common among adults who maintain weight loss
Adults who maintain weight loss have more consistent weekly patterns of physical activity and are active earlier in the day compared with other groups, according to data presented at the Read more
Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Says
A new study found that intermittent fasting is no more effective than the average diet. Source: Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Read more
Nutrition and Huntington’s Disease: A Guide for Families
Everyone can benefit from good nutrition and proper eating habits. For people with HD, good nutrition has been proven to be an important part of maintaining health and maximum functional ability. The purpose of this guide is to combine current dietary guidance for all people – such as reduction of calories, avoidance of trans fats,... Read more Read more
How Depression Affects Heart Health • CMHC PULSE
Two new studies highlight the negative impact of depression on the health outcomes and health-related quality of life of people with cardiovascular disease, while new research has found Read more