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!”
Based on a thorough review of scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the major dietary source of industrially-produced trans fat in processed foods, are no longer generally recognized as safe. Food manufacturers have three years to remove PHOs from products.
Packing the kids’ lunches for school allows you to know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime.
Eating an avocado every day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering, moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight and obese people, according to research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Support group, home exercise improves mobility for PAD patients
In your first 20 minutes after quitting, your heart rate goes down. By now every smoker knows the habit is unhealthy, but there’s more to quitting than frightening statistics. There are many benefits to smoke-free living, and you don’t have to wait a year to experience them — they begin immediately. Here’s a timeline of how your life improves.
A lot of calories may come from what you drink. Some beverages offer nutrient benefits and others don’t. Understanding the good and bad points of what you drink is as important as doing the same for what you eat.
Getting enough physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your health and it’s important to be sure that when you exercise, you’re doing it safely. Learn three ways to do just that.