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How many push-ups can you do? It may show your heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease...

High-protein diet could give endurance exercise a boost

Protein has typically been thought of as an important nutrient for strength sports such as weightlifting. But new research from the University of Toronto suggests...

Gut bacteria may help prevent obesity and mental diseases

In a new study, researchers has discovered new bacterial species and strains in healthy people. The bacteria seem to be effective against obesity, metabolic and...

How light may impact your sleep

For most of us the blaring sound of our alarm clock is a signal to wake up, but often this noise can be too...

Your exercise performance could predict longevity effectively

It's often said: It's not how old you are, it's how old you feel. New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of...
New diet can help you lose weight and strengthen the heart at the same time

New diet can help you lose weight and strengthen the heart at the same...

In a recent study, researchers find that a balanced, high protein, low-calorie diet that includes intermittent fasting not only helps with long-term weight loss,...

For weight loss, interval training may be better than continuous moderate workout

Interval training may shed more pounds than a continuous moderate intensity workout, suggests a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the...

Are there health benefits of taking a nap?

Most people consider taking naps to be a much needed treat, but could there be real health benefits to catching up on some sleep? Baylor...

Exercise could give older men a better brain boost

In a new study, researchers found that the link between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study...

Do artificial sweeteners help or hinder weight loss?

Food or drinks containing artificial sweeteners are often marketed as a healthier option, and it's understandable why. Because artificial sweeteners are significantly sweeter than sugar,...