Category: Health

  • How Many Calories Do You Burn Doing Nothing? A Lot More Than You Think

    How Many Calories Do You Burn Doing Nothing? A Lot More Than You Think

    You know those wonderful lazy days when your parents take the kids and you’re left with an empty and (most importantly) silent house? If you’ve ever felt guilty at the end of it for having done absolutely nothing except relax, don’t be! It turns out your body is a calorie-burning machine that’s working hard even…

  • The Small Reason Why You Might Not Be Getting as Much Out of Your Workouts

    When it comes to all the ways to optimize your workouts, you’ve probably considered what you eat and drink beforehand and which types of exercise you’re doing . But have you thought about changing out your running shoes recently? You might’ve heard that you’re supposed to replace your footwear after 300 to 500 miles of…

  • A Tummy Tuck Can Reduce Back Pain and Incontinence After Childbirth, Study Finds

    A Tummy Tuck Can Reduce Back Pain and Incontinence After Childbirth, Study Finds

    It’s easy to think of a tummy tuck as a purely cosmetic procedure completed for aesthetic choices, rather than medical reasons. But what if the tummy tuck — also known as an abdominoplasty, which removes excess fat and skin and aims to firm up the abdomen — actually included health benefits for women after childbirth?…

  • 6 Natural Ways to Knock Out Seasonal Annoyances From Low Energy to Back Pain

    6 Natural Ways to Knock Out Seasonal Annoyances From Low Energy to Back Pain

    These natural, easy, and powerful strategies deliver feel-great side effects times two! Flowers: Boost Happy + Cure Colds Taking a few minutes each day to enjoy spring blooms — like lilacs and peonies — could boost your happiness by 65 percent. Explains Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, the sight and aroma of flowers slashes the production of…

  • 6 Delicious Foods That Boost Immunity

    6 Delicious Foods That Boost Immunity

    Everyone sick at your office or at home? Sail through cold and flu season sniffle-free with our top natural remedies! Red wine fends off colds Great news for wine lovers! Sipping four ounces to eight ounces of red wine daily cuts your risk of fall colds by 40 percent, even when you’re exposed to people…

  • 3 Long Term Effects of Covid and How You Can Prevent Them

    3 Long Term Effects of Covid and How You Can Prevent Them

    The good news: Roughly 80 percent of people who contract COVID-19 recover within two weeks. But new research suggests that even after patients are out of the woods, symptoms can linger. In an Italian study published in JAMA , 87 percent of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 were still struggling with cough, fever and fatigue two…

  • 7 Detox Superfoods That Will Help You Burn Fat and Lose Weight Fast

    7 Detox Superfoods That Will Help You Burn Fat and Lose Weight Fast

    The liver is the unsung hero of metabolism and well-being, insists nutritionist Haylie Pomroy, dubbed the “Metabolism Whisperer” by Dr. Oz and a roster of A-list clients including Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez and Cher. “Everything we eat and absorb must be processed by the liver. And in today’s world, it’s so easy to overburden the organ,…

  • Let’s Talk About Caregiver Stress — And 6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

    Let’s Talk About Caregiver Stress — And 6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

    With 47 million family caregivers in the United States, the experience of helping an aging or ill loved one is nearly universal. Here we have compassionate, real-world advice to improve this often daunting task. 1. To avoid burnout: Say “no” this way. “Caregivers by nature want to help everyone,” says Linda Abbit, author of The…

  • 3 Easy Ways to Virus-Proof Your Next Outing

    3 Easy Ways to Virus-Proof Your Next Outing

    From avoiding germs in public restrooms to giving yourself even more peace of mind when you head to the supermarket, our experts share easy ways to sidestep the COVID-19 virus (and other nasty bugs!) everywhere you go. In public bathrooms: Wait a minute. If it was occupied right before you, wait 60 seconds before entering…

  • Christoper Reeve’s Son Will Is Spitting Image of His Late Father

    So handsome! Will Reeve, one of the sons of late Superman star Christopher Reeve and late actress Dana Reeve, stepped out in New York City on Thursday, November. 16 — and we can’t get over how much Will looks like his famous dad in the new pics! The 25-year-old walked the red carpet and made…