Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.
These fruits are loaded with flavonoids, a natural compound present in certain fruits, vegetables and grains, which some research has tentatively tied to heath benefits such as a lower risk of heart disease or cancer.
"People who ate a higher amount of blueberries or apples, they tended to have a low risk of type 2 diabetes," … full story
Whether you're interested in running a marathon or staving off the chronic diseases of ageing, to reap the rewards of your efforts getting into the zone is essential.
Experts say knowing and staying within your heart rate training zone is an easy way to pace the intensity of your workout.
"Exercisers need to get to at least a moderate level of physical activity in order to reap the benefits," said Dr. Adrian Hutber of the American College of Sports … full story
Women who drank two large glasses of milk daily after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, says a new study.
“Resistance training is not a typical choice of exercise for women,” says Stu Phillips, professor in kinesiology (study of human movement) at McMaster University.
“But the health benefits of resistance training are enormous: It boosts strength, bone, muscular … full story
Adults referred to the commercial weight loss programme Weight Watchers shed twice as much weight as people who received standard care over a 12-month period, according to a study published Thursday.
In clinical trials, researchers led by Susan Jebb of the UK Medical Research Council assessed 772 overweight and obese adults in Australia, Germany, and Britain.
About half the patients received a year's standard care, while the other half were given … full story
Boys seem to get a greater kick out of caffeine than girls, according to the results of a double-blind study.
Boys also credited caffeine with having a positive effect on their athletic performance, not so girls.
The study, conducted by Jennifer L. Temple, neurobiologist and assistant professor of nutrition sciences at the University at Buffalo in the US, is the first to show how genders respond to caffeine consumption.
“We are hoping that our … full story
Eating almonds can prevent diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers have found that eating nuts regularly may help treat type 2 diabetes, accounting for 90-95 percent of all cases.
It could also tackle cardiovascular disease, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reports.
Diabetics have a shortage of insulin or a decreased ability to use the hormone that allows glucose to enter cells and convert to energy, according to the Daily Mail. … full story
There are 3,500 calories In one pound of fat. Thus, If you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat. While It Is possible to cut back on your calorie Intake and Increase your exercise regimen In order to lose pounds quickly, It Is Important to note that doctors recommend that you lose no more than 2 pounds of weight per week In order to ensure that your body properly adjusts to the weight loss.
Here are some … full story
The wish to retain youthfulness is prevalent in both men and women. To hold on to the youth or to prevent oneself from looking old specially before the age, it's important to know some anti-aging secrets. Unlike the regular view, nowadays men too are interested in anti-aging processes because they too are subject to the aging process, though it starts later than in women.
Biologically, men aging process starts later than in women but due to constant … full story
Here is list of fat burning foods...
Fruits rich in vitamin C like limes, lemons, oranges, guava, grapefruit and tangerines have fat burning properties . Vitamin C dilutes the fat and makes it less effective and helps in releasing the fat from the body.
Nuts and milk are also considered effective fat burners..
Breakfast foods like Oatmeal, skimmed milk and whole grain cereal and even spicy foods containing peppers are considered as foods that … full story
Nutrition by Natalie
Top Ten Best Foods
Natalie counts down the top 10 best foods you could eat.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical bills.
If you eat better, you will feel better and this video discusses some of the foods you should avoid. full story
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