Fitness & Nutrition

Murky History of Mass Milk Production Pours Over to Today: Raw Milk Revolution?

Right: A baby drinking milk in the 1920s, at a time when pasteurization had already become popular but its pitfalls were still widely discussed. (Shutterstock*) Left: A file photo of a dairy farm. (Shutterstock*) Background: Milk (Thinkstock)

The vast majority of milk consumed in the world today is pasteurized, even though it is less nutritious after pasteurization and it’s harder to digest. So...

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    Could Blocking Symptoms Hurt Your Health?

    Our health can suffer just as much from overtreatment as it does from neglect. It’s only natural that we dislike illness—the symptoms certainly are unpleasant... Read more

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    Any Diet Works, if You Stick to It

    Branded or trademarked diets have similar levels of effectiveness; the key is sticking to it, a research study has found. Weight loss differences between these... Read more

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    4 Reasons to Hop on the Treadmill This Fall

    At Life Fitness, we champion running outdoors – few workouts are more exhilarating than traversing the open roads with the sun on your face and... Read more

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    What Are Pomegranates Good For?

    Pomegranates have been enjoyed for thousands of years and are a symbol of hope and abundance in many cultures. They’ve been found in Egyptian tombs,... Read more

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    Why Many People Who Start an Exercise Program Do Not Lose Weight

    If you want to use exercise to help you lose weight, you have to spend a large amount of time exercising or you have to... Read more

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    7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workout

    Exercise can reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, and depression, and it can increase your energy levels, help you think clearer, and even slow... Read more

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    What to Look for in Green Tea

     The benefits of a cup of green tea are indisputable–it lowers your risk of disease from simple infections to chronic, degenerative diseases like cardiovascular disease,... Read more

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    Oh, Poor Me, No Junk Food in my Childhood!

    While growing up, food is what set me apart from my peers. Naturally, being the daughter of Dr. Fuhrman is going to result in some pretty... Read more

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    10 Ways To Eat Healthy On A Budget

    Eating healthy doesn’t always need to be expensive – with some guidance and a little bit of planning, you can be eating healthfully while saving... Read more

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    Fit Tip: Don’t Neglect Your Quads

    Thunder thighs. Ever heard of ‘em? Harsh, we know. But thighs are a common problem area for men and women alike. The culprit? Glute obsession... Read more

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    Healing the Body With Whole Food Eating

    By Paula Youmell, Healing the Body Whole food eating means feeding our bodies the way nature intended.  This means eating foods in their natural state,... Read more

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    This Is Your Brain on Fish

    Have you ever considered undergoing brain-thickening surgery, only to find that such a thing does not exist? And that the guy in the van was... Read more

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    Tom Hanks, Diabetes and YoYo Dieting

    Tom Hanks’ films have grossed more than $4.2 billion in the United States and Canada, and more than $8.4 billion worldwide. He is the highest... Read more

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    Salt Overload – It’s Time to Get Tough on the Food Industry

    While other nations have successfully reduced their sodium intake, Australians are still eating too much salt. And we’re paying the price with our health; a... Read more

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    Too Busy to Exercise? Get Fit in 3 Minutes a Week

    The most recent research shows that relatively short bursts of intense exercise—even if done only a total of a few minutes each week—can deliver many... Read more

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    7 Horrible Food Ingredients You Should Absolutely Never Eat

    Not long ago, a seemingly radical idea arrived at the grocery store – the mandatory nutrition information label. Designed to help consumers get a clearer... Read more