September 30, 2014
Think Fun when Exercising and You’ll Eat Less Later!
Source: Cornell UniversityThink of your next exercise workout as a “fun run” or as a well-deserved break, and you’ll eat less afterward. Think of it as exercise or as a workout and you’ll later eat more dessert and snacks to reward yourself.These new findings from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab study involved two studies […]
Source: American Council on ExerciseGood news out of Stanford was recently published in the journal Psychological Science, saying that preschoolers can be taught about healthy eating, and actually act on it to eat more vegetables! You can call upon some excellent children’s nutrition books currently on the market to try to replicate the experiment at […]
September 23, 2014
Source: Journal of the American Medical AssociationMore than 40 million people in the United States run regularly. Although there are many health benefits from running regularly, there is also a risk of injury. Injuries from running usually involve the muscles, tendons, joints, and bones of the legs. Most are due to repetitive activity rather than […]
September 18, 2014
The Top 17 Foods for Heart Health
Source: Cleveland ClinicYou may be eating a balanced diet, but some foods have more heart-healthy nutrients than others. Dietitians from the Heart & Vascular Institute’s Preventive Cardiology Nutrition Program list the best foods to power your heart into healthy old age…View Full Article
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