At the end of February, it was reported that famed trainer and host of The Biggest Loser, Bob Harper, had suffered a non-fatal heart attack.
For many of you, it might come as a real surprise.
After all, how can someone so healthy and fit undergo a he... Read More
It’s International Women’s Day: a day to celebrate, respect, and promote the global achievement of women while providing an opportunity to turn attention towards gender disparities that still exist.
And due to the massive turnout at January’s W... Read More
One of the difficulties in finding sound advice for staying healthy is that there is a great deal of bunk floating around, to put things mildly. This can take the form of diet fads, miracle foods, and in some cases, the idea that microwaving food is ... Read More
Among the various measures of heart health are blood pressure and cholesterol levels—but you must also pay attention to triglycerides. These are a type of fat found in the blood, and high levels are a risk factor for heart disease. Consequently, lo... Read More
The second thing I do every morning after I get up is walk into the kitchen and fire up my coffee machine. I make enough to fill up three big cups to last me the next few hours.
The moment the first drop hits my lips, all is good in the world. To put... Read More
An old—and often controversial—health recommendation is to take an aspirin every day to protect your heart.
Depending on who you are, this is still good advice. But it could be very dangerous for others. For some people, it’s possible a daily a... Read More
One of the biggest frustrations in life is when you work hard at something, believe you’re doing it right, and then you don’t get the results you’re looking for. And if you’re physically active and can’t get your blood pressure any lower, y... Read More
It’s no secret that exercise can help lower blood pressure, prevent heart disease, and help maintain a healthy weight. But new research is showing that it could also help you stave off Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
What makes e... Read More