Have you been told by someone to "Eat to your heart's content?" Usually this phrase is used when you are a guest in someone's home and they want you...
I had a very nice suit at home, but I hardly ever wore it; weddings and funerals only. So with the impeding wedding of my niece on the horizon, I pulled it from hibernation and tried it on. It fit -- and if I didn't breath, move, eat or drink anything at the wedding it would be fine.
You might become a marathoner someday, or you might join the legions of enthusiastic, mud-covered, obstacle course racers. But that's not why you're reading this blog. Right now, let's just focus on getting out the door and into the fresh air.
Evidently, exercising keeps our brain in shape just as much as it does our bodies. The great news is that it doesn't take much to reap the benefits -- moderate exercise, brisk walks, even just 30 minutes a day -- can power up our brain to renew itself and keep us sharp as a tack.
Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....
Is your health determined by the genetic code you inherited from your mother and father? Or do you have the ability to impact your fitness and longevi...
The hope is that, in the future, cancer patients may be able to take a resveratrol-derived drug to help their bodies become more sensitive to chemotherapy -- and help those drugs destroy those cancer cells once and for all.
Although Dr. Oz and I may not agree on all issues, I always expect a fair hearing, with a consideration of the evidence supporting my view. His flexibility to consider options other than drugs should be respected.
Are you curious how you can tackle your kitchen fears and make cooking feel fun and approachable? Here are five tips that will make whipping up a healthy meal much less scary.
Mistakes are a part of life, but when we make them in the gym it can hinder our progress, or worse, put us at risk for injury. Click Here to see the ...
We often don't appreciate our health until it's gone; thinking of things your body allows you to do can really put things into perspective
In 1970, there was shock of learning that we smart Homo sapiens were actively shrinking our food supply by feeding a third of the world's grain to livestock that return to us only a small fraction of what they eat. We are creating scarcity from plenty.
Over the years, I have learned so much from Oprah Winfrey. I felt a kinship with her from the day she began her show in Chicago in 1986. She was so real. Plus, she was a woman of size (like me). She was someone who was approachable, not above me.
Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they'd originally anticipated.
These four studies are among the best we have to date. And three out of the four were short-term and looked at a very small number of participants. And none address the elephant in the room: What happens to your risk of heart disease, cancer, and overall mortality if you follow this diet for years?
Nutrients are needed for the normal function of the immune response; whether it is to increase the number of cells capable of fighting viruses, produce antibodies and other key mediators or kill other invading pathogens.
For the past seven years I've traveled the country speaking to hundreds of people with diabetes. What does everyone want to know: "What can I eat?!"
The real reason I don't sell weight loss anymore? I don't want to. It just doesn't feel right to me. And I don't think any weight loss program, regardless of the promises it makes, works if you don't deal with all the other stuff first.
Schools provide many opportunities, and share a responsibility, to help children learn healthy habits, if for no other reason than because such habits are intrinsically linked to academic success.
Super Food for Malnourished Children in Cameroon. After years of studying abroad, Marcel Kwedi returned to his native Cameroon with a desire support his community. When he returned to his village, he found desertification and rising food costs, which led him to launch NUTRIMAX.