4 Habits That Lead to Better Food Choices

The choices you make every day, both big and small, influence your weight and your health. For instance, do you grab coffee and a donut…

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Say No to Yo-Yo Dieting

New to weight loss or tired of yo-yo dieting? Learning “stability skills” first may lead to greater long-term weight loss success. Many dieters regain up…

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Walking: Still the Starting Line for Fitness

Being physically active is one of the most important steps people of all ages can take to improve their health. Yet despite everything we know…

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Working Workouts Into Your Life

Weekly fitness guidelines can seem like a laundry list of to-do’s that you just can’t get done — 30 minutes of cardio at least five…

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Losing Weight the Online Way

Not being able to attend face-to-face meetings doesn’t mean you can’t get the benefits of joining an organized diet group. All you need is an…

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Taming Those High-Calorie Temptations

It’s the dieter’s tug-of-war: the need to lose weight versus the urge to eat high-calorie foods. Scientists say the easy availability of sweets and other…

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Health Tip: Find Activities You Enjoy

(HealthDay News) — Most people know that regular exercise and healthy eating can help you age better. But you may be surprised to learn that…

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Low Back Pain? These Exercises May Help

Low back pain is a common health complaint. And if it sidelines you for too long, it can lead to weight gain, a loss in…

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Traffic Noise Is (Bad) for the Birds

City birds age faster than their country cousins and traffic noise may be the reason why, a new study suggests. The research focused on telomeres…

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For a Healthier Heart, Stick to 6 to 8 Hours of Sleep

When it comes to sleep, people seem to have different needs. But how much sleep is best for your heart? A new analysis of 11…

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More Evidence Ties Stress to Heart Trouble

Depression, anxiety or other forms of mental distress may significantly boost the risk of heart disease among older adults, new research from Australia suggests. The…

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Take a Vacation, Your Heart Will Thank You

If you’ve been enjoying a lot of time off this summer, a new analysis has good news: All that vacationing might lengthen your life. The…

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