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Replacing Bad Habits With Good Ones: Living Heart-Healthy and Happy

Healthy diet changes often accompany a number of “don’t eat’s” and “get rid of’s” in a new meal plan. And when it comes down to it, sticking to a new diet is hard, especially when the foods we’re cutting out are ones we love to eat. What if instead of focusing on what...

How to Train and Maintain Your Immune System

  Our immune system has two vital roles. One is to protect us from danger, such as infections and preventing cancer cells from taking hold. The other is its significant function in repairing our tissues and helping our cells "take out the garbage" on a regular basis....

How To Get Moving With (Or Without) Diabetes

  Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. However, for people living with or at risk of diabetes, regular physical activity is an essential tool for managing blood glucose (also known as blood sugar) and preventing and/or delaying...

5 Easy Diet Changes to Make Today if You Want Results by June

  In his work with celebrity clients with last names like Kardashian and Hemsworth, nutritionist Philip Goglia must meet high demands – and fast. A trio of actresses, for instance, recently called on Goglia to help whip them into tip-top shape for leading roles in...

5 Reasons Gardening is Good For Your Health

Growing your own garden – whether it's indoors, in your backyard, at the schoolyard or part of a plot in a community garden – can do more than provide tasty produce and beautiful flowers. There are some major health benefits to getting a little dirt under your nails....

Regular Meal Patterns May Protect Against Heart Disease

Regular eating patterns and planning the timing and frequency of meals are behaviors that may lead to a healthier lifestyle and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association...

Hour Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults

Napping for an hour in the afternoon may provide a mental boost for older adults, a new study suggests. This extra daytime sleep was linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly among the Chinese study participants, the researchers said. The study included...

The Importance of Exercise During Breast Treatment and Recovery

Surviving breast cancer is about more than medical intervention – there is a role you can play, too. Study after study suggests exercise, even if moderate, can ease the challenges of fighting cancer and improve quality of life for survivors. If you're one of the...

Why You Should Wait Until the New Year to Get In Shape

Ah, the new year; it’s a chance to start over, a new beginning, a fresh start. Well, maybe in the theoretical sense. But really, the first of January is just like any other day of the year. So, contrary to the whole idea of setting “New Year's Resolutions,” when it...

How to Motivate Yourself to Workout When It’s Dark and Cold

Every time fall comes around, and it gets darker and colder, I go through the same challenges: I feel lethargic and uninspired to work out. I find it harder to start the day and just as hard to attend yoga classes at night. It's all too tempting to just put on...