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Cycling to Work Could Ease Workday Stress

A new study from Concordia University in Montreal finds that people who commute to work on a bike arrive at the office less stressed.

TGIF! The New Happy Hour

As a fitness entrepreneur, you may have noticed that Fridays are clients’ least favorite days to exercise. Your studio is packed on Mo...

A 6-Step Tune-Up for Better Digestive Health

Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too! Improved digestive nutrition enables better health when you make better, not perfect, choices m...

Exercise Helps Obese Older Adults Retain Independence

Research has shown that obesity can limit mobility in older adults. According to a new study published in Obesity (2017; 25 [7], 1199–1205...

Lifetime Physical Activity Trends

What does a 19-year-old have in common with a 60-year-old? Both achieve about the same amount of weekly activity, according to new research....

A Weigh-In a Day Keeps the Pounds Away?

Stepping on the scale daily may help women lose weight, according to a new study. For 2 years, at intervals, 294 college-age women provided information on their self-weighing practices and underwent...

Ask the RD: Is kefir like yogurt?

Question: Is kefir like yogurt? Does it have the same health benefits? Answer: Kefir is a tart, fermented-milk product similar to yogurt....

Liquid Sugar Keeps on Flowing

As the dangers of drinking too much soda (diabetes, obesity, etc.) become increasingly known to the public, sales continue to drop, but it s...

Do Ketogenic Diets Work for Athletes?

Question: What do you think about a ketogenic diet for athletes? Does it really improve performance?

Most Coffee Drinkers Can Sip Their Brew Worry-Free

Here is some buzz-worthy news: Scientists seem to have pinpointed how many cups of coffee we can safely drink each day. A large 2017 review ...

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