Health and Fitness

Scales Don’t Lie – The Fattest States In America
With Thanksgiving dinner in the rearview, it’s probably time to note that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.   According to  the personal-finance website WalletHub, Americans collectively spend up to $315.8 billion annually on obesity-related medical treatm…
Medical Science Laid An Egg On Past Heart-Nutrition Studies
Turkey, schmurkey. We all should be eating an egg for Thanksgiving! The Daily Mail reports that a study, led by US scientists, found that eating one egg per day can reduce risk of stroke by 12%.
The study also shows that eating one egg per day has no association with coronary heart disease (the leadi…
To a Cheesey Longer Life
The French say fromage, the Spanish say queso and you probably say cheese but some scientists are saying  “to longer life”!
A new study finds that eating certain types of cheeses can help you live longer. Published in the journal Nature Medicine, scientists found that…
Music Can Help Ease The Pain
A spoon full of sugar may help the medicine go down but back that up with the Stone’s “Brown Sugar” or Def Leopard’s “pour Some Sugar On Me” and the medicine might actually work better!
Researchers from  Sout…
Could Avacados Contain The Fountain Of Youth?
Remember all those times you mom nagged you to eat your vegetables?  Turns out she was just trying to keep her baby young!  New research has found that a compound in broccoli, cabbage and avocado can slow the physical signs of aging!
Scientists claim that the substance, known as nicoti…
Competition VS Encouragement: Which Motivates More?
It won’t be long as the holidays close in that weight loss challenges will be underway at for friendly neighborhood gym.  Turns out the challenge of competition is a pretty good motivator.  In fact, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found in that competition is …
Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em- Extra Pounds That is!
Our kids focus so much attention on body image. Our teens are being social media bullied into suicide. They are getting botox and boob jobs, nose jobs and ear bobs so they will fit some peer pressured sense of acceptable appearance.  It’s sad, tragic and ridiculous all at the sa…
Window On Your Health – You Are What You Tweet
One of the more useless things I run across on social media is the posting pictures of food.  Admittedly I am not a “foodie” but I just don’t get the basic idea but there is no question that some people love posting photos of food and a new study publ…
An Apple A Day Keeps Garlic Breath Away
Not all posts need be breaking news or political commentary.  Some might be just what you need to know after that great Italian lunch and just before that important meeting!  So let’ ask – have you ever wonder why is it so hard to get rid of garlic breath.
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