In a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015, researchers reported that multiple short bursts of high-intensity exercise did more to improve some risk factors for some patients newly-diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes than did 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise.
Many people have high blood pressure (HBP) for years without knowing it. Generally, there are no symptoms, but when HBP goes untreated, it damages arteries and vital organs throughout your body. That’s why it is often called the “silent killer.”
There’s good evidence that keeping a food diary helps people lose weight. And apps make it easier than ever.
Many people who do not have conditions that make them sensitive or allergic to gluten are trying to eat gluten-free because they believe it will help them lose weight or give them energy. But will it?
High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of the most common added sugars. HFCS can be used instead of common table sugar and in the 1970s started being used by the food and beverage industry. But is it worse than other added sugars?
Mobile technologies seem to show promise for helping us improve and manage our health. But what is scientific research to date showing us so far about how that promise is being met?
The risk of CVD for people with diabetes is two-fold that of people without it. There have been changes in how doctors help patients manage their CVD risk, and in 2015 the AHA and ADA issued a new scientific statement.
Starting in mid-to-late spring, lots of fruit and vegetables are coming into season. Here are a few tasty options.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the last year, e-cigarette use has tripled among middle and high school students, surpassing traditional cigarettes and every other tobacco product.
A common misconception is that as long as you are physically active you can eat anything you want — “What’s another slice of pizza, I’ll walk it off tomorrow!”