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YourLifeChoices
Feb. 28, 2019

A new Australian study into blood pressure conducted by Michael Wheeler of Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has found that combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day could help you control your blood pressure.

KFGO
Feb. 22, 2019

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests.

Health Magazine
Jan. 23, 2019

Slow? Fast? Important? Irrelevant? We break down the facts on the ultimate weight-loss buzzword: metabolism.

WalletHub
Nov. 9, 2018

“Fat” is becoming the new normal in America. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese. Rates are lower for children and adolescents but have risen drastically in the past few decades. So prevalent has America’s obesity problem grown that the weight-loss industry continues to expand. In 2017, the U.S. weight loss and diet control market was valued at $66 billion. The U.S. spends in total nearly $200 billion in annual health care costs related to obesity.

WalletHub
Oct. 15, 2018

People choose to adopt plant-based diets for various reasons, some ethical, others health-related. According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian.

Forbes
Oct. 10, 2018

Remember when low-fat diets were the rage? Now fats — or some of them, anyway — are considered crucial to a healthy diet. The fact is that recent years have seen dramatic changes in which foods dietary science considers good for you and which it doesn’t.

Hungry Forever
Aug. 30, 2018

Though reducing belly fat or rather abdominal obesity can help prevent many a health risks that it comes with, a fancy diet is not the way to go about it say health experts from Wolters Kluwer Health. “There is still no miracle diet, food, nutrient, or bioactive component that will target abdominal fat,” writes Kari D. Pilolla, PhD, RDN, of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo according to Science Daily.

MedNews
Aug. 28, 2018

Reducing the waist circumference with abdominal obesity can reduce health risks, but despite the statements on the Internet, not a single trending diet can help get rid of belly fat specifically.

Science Daily
Aug. 27, 2018

"There is still no miracle diet, food, nutrient, or bioactive component that will target abdominal fat," writes Kari D. Pilolla, PhD, RDN, of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. But a heart-healthy diet high in fiber and low in saturated fats is a great way to prevent and reduce abdominal obesity, according to the article, part of a special theme issue of ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal, focusing on Nutrition.

Runner's World
Aug. 27, 2018

“The bleachers are on your right. The white line’s up ahead. Keep pushing!” Jennifer Conroyd calls out to me and the 30 or so other runners she’s coaching through an interval workout. We finish our hard effort, finally easing up when Conroyd prompts, “jog it out!”

Las Vegas Sun
Aug. 6, 2018

Whether you’ve lived here for 10 years or are just passing through, you know Las Vegas gets hot—triple-digit-degrees-for-weeks hot. If you’re new here, you might not know how important it is to stay hydrated during summer and how easy it is to become dehydrated under the scorching desert sun. Samantha Coogan, director of the didactic program in nutrition and dietetics at UNLV, shares the best ways to stay cool, hydrated and healthy.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
Jun. 27, 2018

Those who have lived in Las Vegas long enough know the drill during the extreme heat of the summer: hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.