Category: weight management

tongue fat

Is Your Tongue Fat?

March 2nd, 2020

Do you snore loudly and often feel tired even after a full night’s sleep? You may suffer from Sleep Apnea – a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. If you have Sleep Apnea, you may want to lose tongue fat. Losing weight is an effective treatment for Obstructive

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Weight-Gain

Becoming an Adult and a Mother Lead to Weight Gain

February 17th, 2020

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Writing in Obesity Reviews, researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at

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heart health

Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

February 13th, 2020

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart beat a little faster and your body temperature rise? So does exercise and athletic training! By exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day,

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Heart Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February 11th, 2020

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This nasty habit is one of the most controllable risk factors for heart disease. You start to improve your heart health within minutes of quitting.  After one year, your heart disease risk

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Belly Fat Can Lead to Brain Shrinkage

January 13th, 2020

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage.

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And the #1 Fitness Trend for 2020 is…

January 7th, 2020

According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020, the #1 fitness trend again this year will be Wearable Technology. “Wearable Technology took over the #1 spot in 2019 after dropping to #3 in 2018, which may be the result of manufacturers correcting some monitoring inaccuracies of the

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Does Eating Less Over the Holidays Mean Weight Loss?

December 19th, 2019

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that you’ve overeaten and feel guilty. Keeping a svelte physique should be easy, right? Eat less fatty foods. Eat more veggies. Lose weight and continue weight management.

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“12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Workout

December 5th, 2019

Happy Holidays! It’s easy to let your workout routine slide during the holiday season. It’s more fun to spend time eating at the buffet and drinking egg nog with friends and family than it is to make time for athletic training.  But, fitness is a yearlong endeavor and New Year’s resolutions are right around the corner.

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Surprising Ways Diet Can Affect Our Lives

December 5th, 2019

We’re happy today to bring you an article from Jack Burke, an avid writer and researcher on topics in men’s health. * Fitness for Health does not endorse any products or services that may be offered. ______________________________________________________________ Diet and nutrition, along with good fitness and sleep, are all essential aspects of healthy living. The food we

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Prediabetes is Rising for Adolescents and Young Adults

December 3rd, 2019

Nearly 25 percent of young adults and 1 in 5 adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal, JAMA Pediatrics. Prediabetes – a condition wherein blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to warrant a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes – was estimated at 18% among

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