Health News

Tips to help you build healthy habits

March 27, 2014 4:45 pm

WHILE more than two in three adults are overweight or obese, there are things you can do to reduce your chances of struggling with your weight. To start, try to consume healthier foods and beverages and get more physical activity. … Read more »

Understanding the obesity reality

March 27, 2014 4:42 pm

CRITICS are now hailing a new book offering a fascinating look at what many consider the greatest health challenge the world faces today: obesity. The problem More than a billion people are overweight and that number is expected to increase … Read more »

The lowdown on high blood pressure

February 14, 2014 6:17 pm

ACCORDING to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 68 million people—1 in 3 U.S. adults—have high blood pressure. Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure can lead to a stroke or heart attack. Fortunately, high blood pressure is … Read more »

Healthy lifestyle, healthy breasts: What you need to know

February 14, 2014 6:14 pm

BY this time of year, New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside for many people. But with spring right around the corner, why not show yourself some love by making your breast health a priority? One in eight women … Read more »

Cervical Cancer: What women need to know

January 30, 2014 4:50 pm

WHILE at any given time nearly 80 million Americans are thought to have been exposed to the human papillomavirus (HPV), you can protect yourself. It’s the most common sexually acquired infection in the United States. Most people who are sexually … Read more »

Keeping high blood pressure under control

January 30, 2014 4:50 pm

THERE’S helpful news for those with high blood pressure. By taking a few simple, practical steps, they can have a better chance of keeping their blood pressure under control. This can be significant. Data have shown that many Americans with … Read more »

Keeping your health in check starts with lunch

January 8, 2014 6:00 pm

TAKING control of your midday meal can benefit both your health and your wallet. One of the easiest ways to reach your wellness goals is by taking charge of your lunch with simple, flavorful ingredients you can stock in your … Read more »

Being healthy starts at home

January 4, 2014 6:29 pm

If getting fit and staying healthy are among your New Year’s resolutions, here are a few fitness facts and figures that can help make 2014 your best year ever: Consider these stats: • The perennial No. 1 top New Year’s … Read more »

Fuel up for fitness with healthy snacks and smart plates

January 3, 2014 10:37 am

Sports nutrition isn’t just for professional athletes; for a good workout and quick recovery, everyday athletes need the right diet, too. To help, CanolaInfo’s “Fuel Up for Fitness” recipe collection delivers a starting lineup of delicious, nutritious dishes made with … Read more »

Skip the gym and get fit at home in 2014

January 3, 2014 10:33 am

(NAPSI)—Good news for fitness enthusiasts (and anyone who’d like to be): You don’t have to go to the gym when you can get a complete workout from home and save time. That means you won’t be among the more than … Read more »