Are Food and Fitness Enough to Fight Coronary Artery Disease?

Jill Shook was 32, a long-time runner who worked out regularly and ate a healthy diet when a year ago she received a diagnosis she never expected: coronary artery disease (CAD). The shock started with her annual physical, where her doctor discovered that her cholesterol was very high. Shook, a speech language pathologist and business … Read more

Americans Move Less Than They Did 2 Centuries Ago

Nov. 2. 2021 — Hard workouts make us feel hot and sweaty because they increase our body temperature and metabolism. A new study tracking declines in both temperature and metabolism puts a number on how much daily physical activity has dwindled in the U.S. since the 1800s. We’re all taught that a normal human … Read more

Walk in the suburbs: Here’s why major cities around the world are retrofitting suburbs to increase walking

About 150 cities in the world, including Bogotá, Lima and Paris, have dedicated cycling and walking infrastructure, connecting the city centre with the suburbs Numerous studies have proved the health benefits of walking. It improves mood, fitness, cardiac health, and alleviates depression and fatigue. Time spent outdoors, interacting and socialising, also improves mental well-being. And, … Read more

International Youth Day: A holistic approach to health, fitness and evolution of a robust food system

30 minutes exercise regularly and healthy eating will take you a long way and help you dodge a visit to the doctors clinic By Rohit Kumar International Youth Day: The past year has altered nearly every aspect of our life and brought this fast-moving world to a standstill. The pandemic inflicted a lockdown, which restricted … Read more

Fitness Trackers Reveal COVID’s Long-Term Effects

THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 (Healthday News) — Wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbits or the Apple Watch can help track people’s recovery from COVID-19 and are revealing just how long-term that recovery is, according to a new study. It was conducted from late March of 2020 to late January of 2021, and included 875 … Read more

Gym from Home: How workout-at-home has become a pandemic fitness trend

In the process, the virtual fitness industry has witnessed a sharp boom, with many offerings mushrooming in the past year. Chloe Ting is a rage on YouTube. The Australian fitness influencer boasts more than 19 million subscribers on the video sharing and social media platform. The reason for her popularity? She encourages a no-equipment workout. … Read more

Increasing focus on holistic wellbeing, immunity has brought changes in dietary choices: Praveen Chirania

‘Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in awareness among people for healthy eating’ The fitness and wellness industry in India is growing at an unparalleled pace as more people embrace fitness and healthy lifestyle as a way of living and are much more inclined towards achieving their fitness goals. “The adage, ‘prevention is better … Read more

How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App?

THURSDAY, June 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Your health and fitness apps may have privacy issues that put your personal information at risk, researchers warn. “This analysis found serious problems with privacy and inconsistent privacy practices in mHealth [mobile health] apps. Clinicians should be aware of these and articulate them to patients when determining … Read more

Diabetes, Weight Loss Drug Works Better With Exercise

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The weight-loss drug Saxenda can keep extra pounds off — but combining it with exercise brings a bigger payoff, a new clinical trial finds. The study found that some longstanding advice is valid: Prescription weight-loss drugs work best when used along with — … Read more