Wellness

Vegetarian Diets Help You Lose Weight Twice as Much as Other Diets

Vegetarian diets help you lose weight twice as much as other diets

Dieters who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on conventional low-calorie diets but also improve their metabolism by reducing muscle...
Vegan diet: best for weight loss

Vegan diet: best for weight loss

Holidays often bring about a sense of dread at the thought of food filled parties and gatherings, but those who eat a plant based...
Hot flash: Women who start menstruation and menopause later more likely to live to 90

Hot flash: Women who start menstruation and menopause later more likely to live to...

The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this...
How exercise -- interval training in particular -- helps stop aging

How exercise — interval training in particular — helps stop aging

It's oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and...
This calculator will guess how many healthy years of life you have left

This calculator will guess how many healthy years of life you have left

As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is inevitable, the quality of life you experience...
Common questions about flu and cold

Common questions about flu and cold

Here are the answers to six commonly asked questions about colds and the flu. When should I stay home from work or keep my child...
To protect your heart, solve your sleep problems now

To protect your heart, solve your sleep problems now

Sleep problems including sleeping too little or too long, may be linked to a variety of factors that may raise the risk for cardiovascular...
Most people cycle and regain weight, and those who lose most are most likely to keep it off

Most people cycle and regain weight, and those who lose most are most likely...

Most people lose, gain and maintain their weight inconsistently, and those who lose the most weight are most likely to keep it off and...
7 tips that protect your fertility from harmful chemicals

7 tips that protect your fertility from harmful chemicals

People planning to conceive should be aware of common chemicals that can affect fertility. Here, Mark Green, lecturer in reproductive biology in the University of...
Mushroom can replace meat and help you lose weight

Mushroom can replace meat and help you lose weight

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then mushrooms may be one of the most imperative ingredients. A new study published in...