You open your refrigerator, fired up and ready to make a healthy change, and what do you find? That your spinach is slimy, your avocado is brown and your berries are covered in mold. We’ve all been there – and ...Read More »
To work out or not to work out … sometimes that’s a legitimate question you have to ask yourself. Mu...
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A grudge is a worn, ugly, itchy sweater you can’t get rid of – because if you do, how will you stay warm? Nursing a grievance is part of human nature: At some point, almost everyone does it. Freeing yourself ...Read More »
You probably know that you need to eat less sugar. After all, the average American puts away more than 150 pounds per year of the sweet stuff, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. But do you know why? ...Read More »
If you’re “leaning in” by putting in extra hours on the job, you may be gaining gender equality that you don’t want—the same stroke risk as your male colleagues. A recent analysis indicates that women who work 55 hours ...Read More »
A study published Oct. 15, 2015, in the International Journal of Cancer adds to evidence that the risk of breast cancer increases—but not very much—with every drink a woman takes. Researchers from five Spanish universities followed 334,850 women, ages 35 ...Read More »
A long-term study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that men’s hearts typically grow with age, while women’s shrink. The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the left ventricle—the main pumping chamber of ...Read More »
Research we’re watching Women who have heart attacks before age 60 may be less likely to receive a lifesaving procedure to restore blood flow to the heart (an angioplasty plus a stent) than men in that age group, according to ...Read More »
Research we’re watching A study reported at the 2015 annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society shows that some types of physical activity have a greater impact on body composition in postmenopausal women than in premenopausal ones. Researchers at the ...Read More »
Yes, you can find convenient fast-cook meals, but you’ll have to do your homework. Ever notice how nutrition takes a back seat when you’re hungry? Packaged and prepared foods somehow don’t seem un-healthy when you need a meal in a hurry. ...Read More »
Overindulged this Christmas? Need to cleanse and revive your body? Here are 6 superfood juice recipes for every ill. The Energy Booster ‘This is definitely my bestselling breakfast smoothie. We call it the Get up and glo! Bananas contain both ...Read More »