• alcohol and health

Low Calorie Alcoholic Drinks

Low calorie alcoholic drinks are a necessity if you’re trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle. So what should you choose when you want to indulge a bit. To help you have fun without sabotaging your fitness and nutrition goals, we selected our favorite low-calorie alcoholic drinks to enjoy while dieting.

  • healthy breakfast options

Healthy Breakfast Options

Healthy breakfast options? There are many to choose from. One important ingredient is some protein since that will keep you full the longest. Early in the day is also the best time to eat carbs according to the research.

Health Benefits of Green Tea and Coffee

Health benefits of green tea and coffee? Are they real? Both of these drinks have been promoted as health elixirs, but what does the research show about whether green tea and coffee are healthy?

  • junk food and heart disease

Boredom Eating

Boredom eating is real. Especially now when many of us are housebound due to the pandemic. Many people struggle with boredom eating, or eating to pass the time — even if they’re not truly hungry.

  • sitting and health risks

Should I Get a Stand-Up Desk?

Should I get a stand-up desk? Many workers who sit in front of a computer screen all day wonder if they should get a standing desk. Adults in the United States aged 65 and older struggle to meet physical activity guidelines, which generally call for 150 minutes of activity per week. According to research, many Americans spend up to 11 hours a day sitting. Women are specifically at an increased risk of having or developing health concerns associated with inactivity. More than 5 million people around the world die from causes associated with a lack of physical activity.

  • exercise intensity

Exercise Intensity

Exercise intensity is the subject of ongoing debate. Is moderate intensity good enough or do we need to do high intensity interval training to make the exercise beneficial? The research is in conflict.

  • protein and weight loss

Protein and Weight Loss?

Protein and weight loss? Do they go hand in hand? Many people mistakenly believe that adding protein shakes to their diets will help them lose weight. But what does the science prove?

  • why fast food is bad for you

Staying on Track with Healthy Eating

Staying on track with healthy eating is extremely challenging. We live in a food-centric society and are required to make food decisions all day. Most of the food available is unhealthy and the portions are too large.

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