Tag Archives: weight management

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This …

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When Exercising, Simpler Can Be Better

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and you just want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better — beginning a fitness …

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Repeated Dieting Leads to Weight GAIN

New research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the …

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Made Your New Year’s Resolutions Yet?

Are you thinking about reinventing yourself in 2017? Or, using the new year as a long overdue excuse to get rid of bad nutritional habits or improve your athletic training …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy (almost) Halloween!  This week marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes …

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Focus Teens on Healthy Lifestyles – Not Dieting

A single approach can prevent both childhood obesity and eating disorders in teenagers, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Scientific evidence summarized in the new recommendations …

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Your Brain Ages Quicker in Middle Age if You’re Obese

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University …

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Exergaming Improves Motor Control

Playing action-based video games and exergaming (combining exercise with technology) may boost players’ ability to coordinate incoming visual information with motor control, a skill needed for many real-world behaviors including …

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