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You might already be walking regularly, even daily, but are you actually moving enough? Movement expert Katy Bowman points out that even if you exercise for an hour per day, that’s still only just over 4% of your day spent moving — not great if the rest of your...
We all know the feeling of eating too much food, of being not just full but stuffed, and yet not feeling satisfied. When we eat, sensors in our mouth, stomach and intestines assess the volume and chemical composition of what we’ve taken in, says Stephan J. Guyenet, PhD, author of...
  Weight gain can be a big side effect of the festive season, so follow our expert advice on how to eat, drink and be merry without carrying it all into the New Year. Of all the items on your Christmas wish list, weight gain probably won't be among them. But...
Drinking four cups of coffee a day doesn't damage health. A new study by researchers at the International Life Sciences Institute in Washington looked over more than 740 previous studies into the effects of caffeine on humans. It was concluded that consuming 400mg, about four cups, a day was safe...
The number of hours of sleep you need to stay healthy and alert varies according to your age. Teenagers need between 8 to 10 hours of sleep, while adults should get 7 to 9 hours. Sure, you’re eating your vegetables and fruits andsqueezing in exercise at least 20 minutes a day,...
Many believe to know how food impacts mood. Coffee and sugar makes people upbeat and happy, turkey’s tryptophan can lead to naps, and vegetables make some feel virtuous, right? However, these “facts” aren’t necessarily true. What’s more, researchers at the University of Binghamton have found that how certain foods...
Building healthy bones is extremely important. inerals are incorporated into your bones during childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Once you reach 30 years of age, you have achieved peak bone mass. If not enough bone mass is created during this time or bone loss occurs later in life, you have an...
Beans and legumes are the fruits or seeds of a family of plants called Fabaceae. They are commonly eaten around the world and are a rich source of fiber and B vitamins. They are also a great replacement for meat as a source of vegetarian protein. Beans and legumes have a...
Is organic food healthier for you? We’re going to talk about what organic actually means, whether it is healthier or not, and finally discuss what foods are the most important to eat organic. What does organic mean? Organic food is food produced with the standards of organic farming. Standards vary worldwide, but...
Most of us forget that like the rest of the body our nails too reflect our inner health and it is essential that we look after them to keep them strong and healthy. Besides a manicure once in a while, there are not many people who actually take nail...

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