Diet & Fitness
UK Encourages Babies to Exercise, Should U.S. Follow Suit?
July 11 2011 4:29 PM EDT
No matter how young you are you should be exercising, according to a new health guidance issued by the United Kingdom.
Hungary institutes hamburger-tax
June 22 2011 3:00 PM EDT
The new tax will charge food manufactures for making Hungarians unhealthy. The fee applies to a cornucopia of junk foods.
Weirdest and Strangest Foods: Dog Genitals, Roasted Monkeys, Dried Dirt (Photos)
June 19 2011 9:13 PM EDT
Check out the weirdest foods that are being eaten around the world. Some you may consider disgusting may be a delicacy in other areas. Bizarre dishes and outrageous cuisines are sure to raise some eyebrows in our photo slideshow. Click “START” to view some of the strangest foods being offered.
Childhood Obesity - The Silent Menace
June 08 2011 5:17 AM EDT
According to the Australian parenting website, 'Raising Children Network', health problems associated with childhood obesity are so severe, that there are concerns the current generation of parents in Australia will outlive their children!
Dash Diet Tops List: Best Overall Diet
June 07 2011 12:05 PM EDT
The high-fiber, relatively high caloric diet is primarily concerned with reducing hypertension
Mark Zuckerberg Kills Animal to Eat
May 28 2011 12:44 PM EDT
Mark Zuckerberg - when he's not building Facebook - likes to give himself personal challenges to learn something about the world, expand my interests and teach myself greater discipline, he recently told a magazine.
Fat: Turning the Bad to Good
May 06 2011 11:26 AM EDT
Excess body is one of the most annoying problems of most overweight and obese individuals. One must consider that body weight composes of the muscle, bone and fat. Twelve percent of a woman's body is bones. The 35% belongs to the muscles and the 27% percent of the entire body weight is body fat.
Salt Isn’t That Bad After All
May 06 2011 11:21 AM EDT
Salt is used in almost all dishes. It's a vital ingredient not to mention, a good seasoning and preservative. The table salt comprises of sodium chloride mixed with iodine sources, iodine stabilizers and anti-caking compounds. Salt is important for the body because it helps balance the fluid content in the body.
Foods Your Heart Will Love
May 06 2011 11:09 AM EDT
If you enjoy munching on burgers, pizzas, junk food and other unhealthy dishes, you are likely to die of a massive stroke. If you don't change your eating habit, you will die at a young age. It's ok to indulge in such junk however; constant intake of it isn't healthy. You have to decide now that you will devour on foods that is good for your heart.
Eat Right- Foods That Can Fight Fat
May 06 2011 10:50 AM EDT
The trick to losing weight and looking youthful is by eating the right kind of foods. If you have a healthier eating option, you are also less likely to develop cardiovascular diseases. This means you have a lesser risk of getting a heart attack. Eating these foods daily can help you lose about 10 pounds in a year.
Study Claims Dementia Linked to Extra Weight
May 04 2011 7:09 PM EDT
According to a study which focused on twins from Sweden, dementia and carrying extra pounds are linked together. This study focused on twins for a span of 30 years. It has been claimed that having those extra pounds while on the middle age years has become riskier to develop dementia.
Belly Size more important than BMI?
May 04 2011 7:04 PM EDT
According to a new study, beer guts and muffin tops are not just embarrassing but they can also be deadly. This study showcases that a big belly increases the risk of death for people with heart disease despite having a healthy body mass index (BMI).
Size Zero obsession goes global
March 31 2011 5:41 AM EDT
Indicating the distressing trend of size zero has gone global, a new research has found how stigmatization of fat and obesity has spread from western countries across more accepting cultures.
President Obama to Announce His Tournament Brackets
March 16 2011 9:37 AM EDT
The president gave a hint as to who he thinks will go deep in the college basketball tournament.
March: National Nutrition Month is Here, Eat Right with Color
March 05 2011 1:30 PM EST
March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to start shaping up your diet and celebrating this year's theme: Eat Right with Color. Nothing brings more color to a plate than delicious fruits and vegetables. Everyone knows that eating fruits and vegetables is important togood nutrition. They are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber that your body needs to feel healthy and energized, and may help reduce the risk of obesity and many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pr...
High Good Cholesterol Helps Men Live Longer
March 05 2011 12:20 PM EST
Having high levels of HDL, or good cholesterol may help men reach their 85th birthday, claims a new study.
Starbucks Trenta Not the Worst Beverage Offender [INFOGRAPHIC]
March 01 2011 2:17 PM EST
In January, Starbucks introduced its new Trenta size, a 31-ounce cup. Food, drink and health bloggers went nuts over the cup that was sure to be the continued downfall of American obesity.
Google Launches New Recipe Finder [Video]
February 28 2011 3:12 PM EST
Last week, Google launched a new search feature that allows you to search for healthy recipes with ease. On the left hand bar, the new recipe feature will return only the results that are recipes.
Satisfy a Chocolate Craving on a Diet
February 28 2011 2:53 PM EST
Cultural reverance for chocolate has existed for centuries. Over the years, chocolate has been associated with decadence, luxury and relaxation. Cacao beans, which chocolate is made from, were so valuable that the Aztecs used them as a type of currency.
Matthew McConaughey Works Out with Rocks
February 28 2011 2:48 PM EST
Forget the paleo diet, it's time for the caveman workout! Matthew McConaughey told Men's Fitness that's he's been using rocks to get a hard body. McConaughey, who appears on the cover of the April edition of the magazine, says the activity requires more finesse than it might seem.