6 Ways to Take Control of Your Health and Make It Last

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Health, Nutrition | No Comments
6 Ways to Take Control of Your Health and Make It Last

Being healthy isn’t something you think about only when you get sick. Here are six ways to take control of your health for the long haul.

Burger King to Offer Lower-Fat French Fries

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Health, Nutrition | No Comments
Burger King to Offer Lower-Fat French Fries

A lower-fat, lower-calorie version of french fries may be available soon at a fast food restaurant near you.

Heart Disease: Why Breakfast Is Still the Most Important Meal of the Day

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Health, Medicine, Nutrition | No Comments
Heart Disease: Why Breakfast Is Still the Most Important Meal of the Day

A new study by Harvard researchers shows that men who skipped breakfast had an increased risk of heart disease.

Something Fishy: Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Health, Medicine, Nutrition | One Comment
Something Fishy: Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer

A new study links high blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids—found in fatty fish and fish oil supplements—to a 71 percent increase in aggressive prostate cancer in men.

Weight Gain: The Heavy Downside of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Health, Nutrition | One Comment
Weight Gain: The Heavy Downside of Sleep Deprivation

A new study found that sleep deprivation, coupled with a late bedtime, was linked to weight gain and more late-night snacking, especially in men.

Eating More Red Meat May Increase Risk of Diabetes

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Health, Nutrition | 36 Comments
Eating More Red Meat May Increase Risk of Diabetes

A new study confirms the link between eating red meat and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. Find out what this means for you.

Sugary Drinks May Increase Risk of Kidney Stones

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Health, Nutrition | No Comments
Sugary Drinks May Increase Risk of Kidney Stones

Staying hydrated is good advice for men who’ve had kidney stones before, but sugar-sweetened sodas and fruit punch may not be the best choice of fluids.

Fruits and Vegetables Are Healthy—The Study That Made Your Mother Say, “I Told You So”

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 in Health, Nutrition | One Comment
Fruits and Vegetables Are Healthy—The Study That Made Your Mother Say, “I Told You So”

It may not come as a surprise to anyone who has a mother, but a new study found that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is good for your health.

Party Now, Pay Later—Teenage Years Still Increase Risk of Stroke

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Fitness, Health, Nutrition | 7 Comments
Party Now, Pay Later—Teenage Years Still Increase Risk of Stroke

Lifestyle choices made during the teenage years—such as alcohol, smoking, diet and exercise—may still increase your risk of having a stroke later in life.

Five Unsexy Steps to Healthy Living Today

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in Fitness, Health, Nutrition | No Comments
Five Unsexy Steps to Healthy Living Today

Healthy living isn’t flashy or exciting. If you want to improve your life now, start with these five (unsexy) steps to improve your health.