When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil. Health claims about the oil's ability to hel... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
I'm 26 have been slowing working on losing weight. At first I started strong but now my motivation is disappearing. I am a stay at home mom of 2 boys 7, and 2. I'm l hoping to lose at least 50 to 60 pounds. Looking for someone as a motivation buddy.... Read more
really struggling with the pressure to lose weight from my family. I want to lose about 40-50 pounds and I just don't know how to keep a positive attitude with all this pressure! Anyone else experience this? What do you do?... Read more
26 pounds down back to my weight I was about a year ago yay. Celebrated getting ceasar salad at zaxbys and ordered taebo from eBay let billy banks kick my butt looking forward to it. Next down to 200 by end if year. Gonna do it I feel so much better... Read more
Previous studies have found an inverse relationship between B vitamins and homocysteine levels. Likewise, higher homocysteine levels have been linked to atherosclerosis and higher risks of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and strokes. CHD studies h... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio... Read more
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