Kids can be notoriously picky eaters. So how do you feed them healthy foods when all they want to eat is mac and cheese at every meal?
As the weather warms up, it’s a great time to get back to those outdoor activities that are not only fun but also good for us, like riding a bike, jogging or walking. But when the temperature starts to soar, it’s important to take precautions to stay safe.
Excessive sodium consumption kills about 1.65 million people every year worldwide. This is because too much dietary sodium can increase blood pressure…and it’s easy to get too much.
There are several different kinds of fat — saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat. And the good news is they aren’t all bad for you. For instance, polyunsaturated fats can have a beneficial effect on your heart when eaten in moderation and when used to replace saturated fat and trans fat in your diet.
The makers of electronic cigarettes want the public to believe that e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But they could contain chemicals and carcinogens that are harmful.
Diabetes is not heart disease, but they are close friends. Heart disease and high blood pressure are also good friends. In fact, the three of them often travel together in the same body and create all sorts of havoc.
Many people who want to lose weight turn to unproven dietary supplements. These are sometimes called "fat burners" or appetite suppressants.
What happens when you’ve finally quit and you continue to have the urge to smoke? There are some steps you can take to deal with these urges and not give in to them.
You hear so much about blood pressure and how important it is to keep yours within a healthy range. But why is blood pressure so important to our bodies?
Smartphones and tablets have made health information available right at our fingertips, and there are a lot of apps and mobile-friendly websites that can help you keep an eye on your health.
Advice about "healthy eating" is everywhere, but what exactly does that mean?
By making the simple choice of getting up and moving, you’ll be getting quite a few payoffs: People who are physically active typically eat healthier and smoke less, report less stress and feel better about their lives in general.