Fitness & Wellness


8 Heart-Healthy Reasons to Cheers on National Drink Wine Day

Resveratrol, the potent antioxidant substance found in red wine, has remarkable health benefits. So we’re pouring out 8 reasons why you should raise a glass and celebrate. Cheers!


Consumer Alert: Toxins Found in One-Third of U.S. Fast Food Packaging

Earlier this week, a report published in the journal of Environmental Science and Technology Letters revealed the presence of fluorinated chemicals in a whopping one-third of fast food packaging.


4 Ways to Improve Your Balance (And Why It’s More Important Than You Think)

Balance training is reportedly important for everyone, from athletes to casual exercisers - but critical for anyone over 40. According to the CDC, more than 800,000 American are hospitalized each year because of a fall injury. So here's how to improve and protect stability to ensure you feel strong and balanced at all...


The Official Link Between Chronic Stress and Diabetes

Research finds that stress is a problem to be taken seriously because it increases the risk of multiple health disorders, one of which is diabetes.


4 Ways to Survive the Holiday Season

The holiday season can cause stress which can lead to other health-related issues. Here are some healthy ways to manage stress and stay merry this holiday season.


What Cranberry Juice Can Do for Your Ticker

A new study finds that drinking two glasses of cranberry juice each day can improve heart health by lowering one's risk of heart disease and stroke.


How You Should Sleep if You Want to Avoid Memory Problems

A study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience finds that one sleeping posture in particular that may decrease the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


Should You Always Do What Your Doctor Says?

Should you always do what your doctor says? The short answer is no, but the long answer – thanks to the patient engagement movement – is more complicated.


5 Beauty Benefits of Exercise

Exercise produces great benefits aside from boosting energy, mood and general health. As workouts increase circulation to all parts of the body, including the skin, scalp and muscles, they enhance beauty. Here are some nice perks to expect. 1. Glowing Complexion You’re undoubtedly familiar with how your face feels flushed after a vigorous workout....


7 Things to Try Before Going on a Statin

To avoid statins and limit your risk, consider trying these five alternative, natural treatment options prior to beginning medicinal treatment.