Category: Weight Management

New Study: Weight Loss Slows Degeneration of the Joint

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You’ll hear Jerry Hickey, R.Ph regularly mention on his radio program that there are a few factors that positively benefit all health conditions – following an active lifestyle, losing weight, and eating the right foods. A new study, focusing on Osteoarthritis and joint degeneration, backs that up. Obesity is one of the leading causes of…


Could Your Diet Restrictions Be Creating A Nutritional Gap?

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With summer quickly approaching, it is common to see more individuals than usual hitting the gym and trying their best to maintain their diets. Diets such as a low-carb diet or vegetarian diet can really help you to remove toxic and damaging foods from your diet, especially sugars and processed foods. But could your diet…


Fitness Spotlight: Do “Weekend Warriors” Have the Right Idea?

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A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine says that packing the recommended amount of weekly exercise into just one or two workout sessions may lower your risk of death close to risk levels that regular exercise offers. Though WHO (the World Health Organization) and most doctors recommend that adults should get at…


“Talk Test” to Determine Your Moderate Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity

More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. With that number on the rise, the risk of developing obesity-related conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes is on the rise, as well. Your doctor has told you to start following a healthy diet and to begin exercising. But what types…


Brain’s Blood Flow: Significant Decreases when Older Adults Stop Exercising

It’s no secret that even being moderately physically active can benefit your overall health, wellness and fitness and may reduce your risk for numerous chronic and preventable diseases. But what happens if you are a fit and active older adult and decide to stop exercising? A new study shows a strong, direct link between physical…