Friday, July 27, 2012

Being “inactive” can kill you just as quick as smoking

A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world, a study suggests. The report, published in the Lancet to coincide with the build-up to the Olympics, estimates that about a third of adults are not doing enough physical activity, causing 5.3m deaths a year.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Exercise, Even Mild Physical Activity, May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A new analysis has found that physical activity -- either mild or intense and before or after menopause -- may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Are Your Sleep Patterns Making You Gain Weight?

Scientists are beginning to pinpoint a deep connection between irregular sleep patterns and serious health risks, particularly in the form of weight gain. Find out how you can tune into your own natural body clock to slim down, maintain good health, and feel more energized overall—and find an acupressure point on your arm that will help you get to sleep more easily!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The REAL Truth About Organic Foods

The term “organic” sometimes carries the meaning of “pricey” and this is why many people tend to skimp out on the organic food stores. So what’s the deal? Do you need to buy only organic foods?

Monday, July 9, 2012

The Top 3 Diseases Killing Black Women

The good news? The leading threats to women’s health, at least the majority of them, can be prevented. The not-so-great part? Many people don’t know how.