Conventional cholesterol tests don’t measure this high risk cholesterol particle, and that testing is absolutely critical if you have early heart disease. Learn how to measure (and lower) your own cholesterol numbers at home.
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Why You Need Water
Without water, you can live only a few days. No other nutrient is as essential to the body. Between 45 and 75 percent of a person’s body weight is water. Water plays critical roles in your body, such as transporting nutrients, lubricating joints and body tissues, facilitating
Nutrition Gives You an Edge
Healthy eating habits can help keep you energized and ready to be active. What, when, and how much you eat can greatly affect your ability to perform different physical activities, not to mention your ability to maintain good health. The composition of your meals and snacks,
Q: Are dairy foods the best source of calcium to fight osteoporosis, or are supplements better?
A: Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD, director of Tufts’ HNRCA Bone Metabolism Laboratory, answers: “Prevailing evidence is that food is the preferred source of calcium. Dairy foods are the major calcium source in American diets. Dairy foods
Obesity and rebound weight gain are signs of leptin resistance. The key to easy fat loss is learning how to increase leptin sensitivity. Here’s how based on the latest research.
CLA stands out as an effective natural osteoporosis treatment because it also helps lower body fat and prevent weight gain. Learn how you can improve the health of your bones while getting sleek, slim and toned at the same time.
My goal as a doctor is to help my patients become healthy and stay that way. For many patients, that involves losing weight. Educating my patients about the real underlying causes of weight gain, teaching them about nutrition, and working with them to lose weight—focusing on healthy weight loss—is one
The gym treadmill is one of the best fitness tools for seniors. Its handrails, smooth surface, inside environment, and versatility make it a safe and easy way for older adults to get their minimum 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week.
“Treadmills can target the key muscle groups that seniors need
No Link Found Between Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis Risk
Postmenopausal women who have had kidney or bladder stones do not have a higher risk of osteoporosis, according to a study published online July 14, 2015 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. However, the research revealed that women who previously
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