Every year, Americans spend $22 billion on chocolate. While a box of chocolates may seem like the opposite of healthy, experts say it’s less about the occasional small indulgence and more about making good everyday food choices.
You’ve vowed to lose weight. You step on the scale to mark the starting point toward your goal. Now, how often should you hop back on to check your progress?
Being active, in all forms and at all ages, is one of the best ways to prevent heart disease and improve overall health and well-being. It aids weight control and fitness and it can help in recovering from a heart episode or procedure.
Improving health is part of the prescription for anyone with cardiac issues. Understanding how to set reasonable goals — and achieving them — can lead to living longer and a better quality of life.
The egg is standard breakfast fare, but is it healthy?
Too much sitting around can bring heart health risks, but when your job has you sitting all day, what to you do?
For smokers trying to quit, staying smoke-free requires dealing with cravings, weight gain and other threats to quitting for good.
Middle age isn’t too late to get moving and improve your future health. But don’t wait too long.
Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs a punch. It wakes you up, boosts your metabolic rate and decreases the risk of some diseases. The real question is, “How do you take it?”
Young adults who are overweight begin to develop high blood pressure and other heart problems that may put them at higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke later in life, a study shows.
Her knees ached constantly. Her back, too. She knew why. Having long struggled to control the quality and quantity of her diet, her weight had ballooned to 380 pounds. Now she’s half the woman she used to be and committed to to better health.