Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Have No Impact On Cancer Rate, New Study Shows

Vitamin D status and supplements seem to have become a societal preoccupation. Encouraging the latter’s use as a cure-all, the “magic bullet” commercialization of...
Weight Loss Diets

Weight Loss Diets for Vegetarians and Everybody

Fortunately for people who wish to lose weight, there are universal rules that apply, regardless of your typical diet — whether you're a vegetarian...
Weight Loss Apps

Weight Loss Apps: Does it Help?

Young adults own smartphones at a higher rate than any other age group. Researchers from Duke University wanted to see if capitalizing on that smartphone usage...
body fat percentage mean

What Does Body Fat Percentage Mean?

First off, know that body fat is essential to normal body functioning. What is referred to as essential fat is the type of fat...
Exercise

Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it...
Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy – Does it Help in Stress Management?

"Pet therapy" is widely used in nursing homes, prisons, hospitals, and schools to reduce loneliness, anger, depression, and stress. Research in this area has...