If you smoke a pack a day or more, you will probably gain weight when you quit. But don't let that stop you. You can minimize or even avoid weight gain when you quit smoking.
Broccoli is a very nutritious "superfood”. When it’s chewed or chopped it produces sulforaphane. This may reduce the risk of cancer and have other health benefits.
Matcha tea is here to stay. And once you see all the health benefits it can provide, it will also have a permanent home in your kitchen and your heart (almost literally).
Time continues to be one of the top barriers to starting a new exercise routine. This article will provide 3 practical tips to help you get started and maintain a new fitness routine.
Intermittent fasting is a diet strategy which involves alternating periods of fasting and eating on the same day. Read on to understand the process, and various intermittent fasting methods that can be adopted.
Keeping track of the food you eat is the first step to real weight loss and fitness. Here are some great food journals to get you started.
Red cabbage is nutritious and contains anthocyanins, which may have health benefits. They also act as an acid-base indicator, since their colour depends on pH.
Walking is a great anti-aging exercise. It’s a versatile activity that can build fitness, improve mental health, help prevent disease and help us to stay lean.
Doctors and scientists have long known the health benefits of walking. With the recent focus on walking and getting more steps, should this mode of travel even be considered exercise? The truth depends on a number of factors...
There’s nothing wrong with taking medication, but it’s not the answer for everything. In fact, medication typically shouldn’t be the first thing to try for weight management.
Hi, I'm Jana and I'm a previously thin person, the kind who thought unkind stuff about others who carried a bit extra and thought I was right. I was so wrong.
Inulin and FOS are plant chemicals that are naturally present in certain foods and are used as food additives. They are prebiotics, or chemicals that support the lives of helpful intestinal bacteria. They may have additional benefits for our health as well as some disadvantages.
Feel like your over the hill? Running as a member of the over 50 group can be a rewarding and healthy experience if you follow a few simple precautions. We may not be fast anymore but we are certainly wiser.
A keto diet is highly beneficial to the body in a number of ways. It can also be a challenge to practice and sustain. Here's all you need to know about this diet plan.
If you want to increase your strength as well as your muscle size, there's probably no better way to do it than with a 5X5 workout routine. Provided you know the right way to go about it...