When Is the Best Time to Exercise?

Working out at different times of the day might have unique benefits for health, an ambitious new study in mice suggests.

#biorhythms, #cell-metabolism-journal, #diabetes, #exercise, #muscles, #weight

Try Intuitive Eating to Break the Diet Cycle

Today’s Eat Well Challenge will help you avoid the “what-the-hell” effect and tune into your body instead.

#calories, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #weight, #well-challenge-2022

The Eat Well Challenge: A Guide to Reshape Your Eating Habits Without a Diet

Reshape your eating habits this year, no dieting needed.

#diet-and-nutrition, #emotions, #food, #psychology-and-psychologists, #senses-and-sensation, #weight, #well-challenge-2022

Why Do Women Gain Belly Fat in Midlife?

And is there any way to target it through diet or exercise?

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #menopause, #weight, #women-and-girls

How to Mindfully Manage Your Food Cravings

For the Eat Well Challenge, mindfulness techniques like “urge surfing” can help curb overeating without banning favorite foods.

#candy, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #emotions, #food, #potato-chips, #psychology-and-psychologists, #senses-and-sensation, #weight, #well-challenge-2022

If You Made New Year’s Resolutions?Don’t Give Up Yet!

Almost everyone fails at making changes, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

#alcoholic-beverages, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists, #walking, #weight

The Benefits of Working Out for Strength

It’s high time for women to reclaim the real strength behind exercise.

#exercise, #health-clubs, #muscles, #weight, #women-and-girls

Diet Culture Is Unhealthy. It’s Also Immoral.

Resolve, this year, to just say no.

#diet-and-nutrition, #philosophy, #pinker-steven, #weight

In This New Year, Can We Change More Than Ourselves?

Resolutions aren’t worth much without deeper change.

#conversation, #new-year, #weight

Diets Make You Feel Bad. Try Training Your Brain for Healthy Eating Instead.

The new Eat Well Challenge will show you how to reshape your eating habits without dieting.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #brewer-judson, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #new-year, #weight

10 Lessons We’ve Learned About Eating Well

Water vs. seltzer? Can food affect the brain? We’ve rounded up useful research on diet and nutrition to stay healthy in the new year.

#anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #digestive-tract, #gastroesophageal-reflux-acid-reflux, #health-foods, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #mental-health-and-disorders, #microbiology, #obesity, #vegetables, #water, #weight

What Are Your Food Resolutions for the New Year?

Join us for the Eat Well Challenge starting in January.

#content-type-service, #food, #internal-sub-only-nl, #weight

The Year in Fitness: Shorter Workouts, Greater Clarity, Longer Lives

The most vital exercise science of 2021 provided a reminder that our bodies and minds can flourish, no matter our circumstances.

#creativity, #dementia, #exercise, #medicine-and-health, #research, #two-thousand-twenty-one, #weight

Many Common Medications Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

Popular pain relievers and antidepressants, as well as alcohol and herbal supplements, are among the many substances that can contribute to hypertension.

#blood-pressure, #content-type-service, #deaths-fatalities, #diet-and-nutrition, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #estrogen, #hypertension, #nicotine, #nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drugs-nsaids, #salt, #smoking-and-tobacco, #steroids, #weight

How Exercise Affects Metabolism and Weight Loss

A new analysis of data from “The Biggest Loser” highlights the complex ways the body compensates when we drop pounds.

#calories, #exercise, #muscles, #obesity, #obesity-journal, #reality-television, #weight

The Coronavirus Attacks Fat Tissue, Scientists Find

The research may help explain why people who are overweight and obese have been at higher risk of severe illness and death from Covid.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #fat-tissue, #immune-system, #obesity, #weight, #your-feed-science

Coronary Calcium Scan: A Heart Test That Can Help Guide Treatment

Many doctors recommend the heart test to pinpoint which patients would benefit from treatment to reduce their cardiovascular risk.

#age-chronological, #arteriosclerosis-and-atherosclerosis, #blood-pressure, #calcium, #cholesterol, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #doctors, #heart, #obesity, #preventive-medicine, #tests-medical, #weight

How Exercise Affects Your Appetite

For most of us, exercise impacts our hunger and weight in unexpected and sometimes contradictory ways.

#calories, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #hormones, #medicinescience-in-sportsexercise-journal, #obesity, #tanya-halliday, #walking, #weight, #weight-lifting

Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk for Severe Liver Disease, New Study Finds

Obesity is a leading cause of fatty liver condition. Patients who had weight-loss surgery showed fewer signs of the disease progressing.

#bariatric-surgery, #cleveland-clinic, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #liver, #obesity, #research, #weight, #your-feed-healthcare

What Is HIIT and How Does the Training Benefit Your Health?

What you need to know about high-intensity interval training, or HIIT.

#content-type-service, #exercise, #heart, #longevity, #muscles, #weight

Body Shaming Dressed Up as a Fitness Goal

When women are urged to change their bodies to perform, is it really about aesthetics?

#athletics-and-sports, #body-shaming, #dexa-scans, #eating-disorders, #internal-sub-only-nl, #track-and-field, #university-of-oregon, #weight, #women-and-girls

Testosterone Levels: Can Specific Foods or Diets Boost Them?

What you eat or drink may affect levels of the male sex hormone, but whether a diet can increase libido or energy depends on many things.

#calories, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #fatigue, #obesity, #testosterone, #veganism, #weight

Should You Get a Microbiome Test?

Companies can tell you the kinds of microbes that live in your gut, but the results may not help you lose weight or fend off disease.

#bacteria, #content-type-service, #depression-mental, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #digestive-tract, #food, #genetics-and-heredity, #microbiology, #obesity, #weight

How Cutting Out a Little Salt Can Have Benefits for Health and Blood Pressure

For many, reducing sodium in the diet even modestly can have an outsize impact on lowering blood pressure.

#blood-pressure, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #heart, #salt, #weight

Fat Bear Week Winner: Otis Takes Title for 4th Time

The brown bear was named the winner of the annual contest in which people vote for their favorite chunky bear at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

#alaska, #bears, #fat-bear-week, #hibernation, #katmai-national-park-alaska, #weight

Why Exercise Is More Important Than Weight Loss for a Longer Life

People typically lower their risks of heart disease and premature death far more by gaining fitness than by dropping weight.

#cholesterol, #diabetes, #exercise, #heart, #iscience-journal, #longevity, #obesity, #weight

Can a Low-Carb Diet Help Your Heart Health?

Overweight people who ate fewer carbohydrates and increased their fat intake had significant improvements in their cardiovascular disease risk factors.

#american-journal-of-clinical-nutrition, #carbohydrates, #cholesterol, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #fiber-dietary, #food, #heart, #obesity, #oils-and-fats, #weight

Why Exercise Alone Isn’t Enough to Lose Weight

Our bodies compensate for at least a quarter of the calories we expend during exercise, undermining our best efforts to lose weight by working out.

#calories, #current-biology-journal, #exercise, #weight

Eating After You Exercise May Provide Added Fat-Burning Benefits

Cyclists who had pedaled on an empty stomach incinerated about twice as much fat as those who had consumed a shake first.

#exercise, #fasting, #insulin, #muscles, #weight

Breaking Down the ‘Wellness-Industrial Complex,’ an Episode at a Time

The “Maintenance Phase” podcast interrogates the science behind health food trends, fad diets and popular nutritional advice.

#diet-and-nutrition, #gordon-aubrey-podcast-host, #hobbes-michael, #maintenance-phase-radio-program, #obesity, #podcasts, #weight

Overweight Adults Should Be Screened for Diabetes at 35, Experts Say

Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection.

#black-people, #diabetes, #hispanic-americans, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #obesity, #united-states, #united-states-preventive-services-task-force, #weight, #your-feed-science, #youth

5 Diet and Lifestyle Measures to Ward Off Heartburn

Taking steps to combat acid reflux can help minimize the use of potentially dangerous drugs.

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #gastroesophageal-reflux-acid-reflux, #heartburn, #obesity, #smoking-and-tobacco, #weight

‘The Opposite of Airlines’: When Larger Audiences Require Fewer Seats

Yes, the comfy chair. The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco put in roomier seats just in time to try to lure audiences back from the couches they got used to during the shutdown.

#chairs, #classical-music, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #culture-arts, #dancing, #furniture, #geffen-david-hall-manhattan-ny, #height-stature, #hudson-theater-manhattan-ny, #koch-david-h-theater, #lyric-opera-of-chicago, #opera, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #san-francisco-calif, #san-francisco-ballet, #san-francisco-opera, #shilvock-matthew, #theater, #theaters-buildings, #war-memorial-opera-house, #weight

How Fermented Foods May Alter Your Microbiome and Improve Your Health

Foods like yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha increased the diversity of gut microbes and led to lower levels of inflammation.

#cell-journal, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #digestive-tract, #fiber-dietary, #microbiology, #obesity, #weight

What We Think We Know About Metabolism May Be Wrong

A new study challenges assumptions about energy expenditure by people, including the idea that metabolism slows at middle age.

#age-chronological, #calories, #diet-and-nutrition, #menopause, #research, #science-journal, #weight, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science, #your-feed-selfcare

Lifting Weights? Your Fat Cells Would Like to Have a Word

A cellular chat after your workout may explain in part why weight training burns fat.

#exercise, #faseb-journal, #mice, #muscles, #obesity, #research, #weight, #weight-lifting

Plane Crash Complicates HBO Max Documentary on Diet-Inspired Church

The finishing touches were being put on a critical series examining Remnant Fellowship Church. Then the church’s founder was killed in an accident.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #documentary-films-and-programs, #fellowship-church, #hbo-max, #weight

The Best Type of Exercise? A Blood Test Holds Clues

Researchers are studying the proteins in blood to learn why some of us respond to certain forms of exercise better than others.

#exercise, #longevity, #weight

How to Build Healthy Habits

It’s not about willpower. Good habits happen when we set ourselves up for success. Our new challenge will show you how.

#exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #psychology-and-psychologists, #weight, #yoga

As Covid Lockdowns End, Diet and Wellness Profiteers Move In

Don’t let the weight-loss industry shame you into thinking “back to normal” means a return to intermittent fasting and appetite suppressant lollipops.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #diet-and-nutrition, #weight, #your-feed-opinionvideo

The Best Time of Day to Exercise for Metabolic Health

Late-day exercise had unique benefits for cholesterol levels and blood sugar control, a study of overweight men eating a high-fat diet found.

#cholesterol, #diabetes, #diabetologia-journal, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #heart, #weight

I Feel Great About My Neck

It took me to my mid-40s to learn not to depend on anyone else’s approval of my appearance.

#metoo-movement, #beauty-concept, #ephron-nora, #neck, #weight, #women-and-girls

Is B.M.I. a Scam?

It can be a helpful health measure for large groups of people, but it won’t tell you much about yourself.

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #obesity, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #weight

New Drugs Could Help Treat Obesity. Could They End the Stigma, Too?

The hope is that new treatments will encourage people to think of obesity as a chronic disease, like high blood pressure or diabetes.

#bariatric-surgery, #chronic-condition-health, #clinical-trials, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #food-and-drug-administration, #novo-nordisk-a-s, #obesity, #obesity-journal, #research, #weight

Diet Companies See Gains as Americans Try to Drop Pandemic Pounds

In recent weeks and months, as people have ventured out more often, business has jumped for companies that sell plans to help lose weight.

#diet-and-nutrition, #food, #medifast-inc, #noom, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weight, #weight-watchers-international-inc

Post-Covid, the Weight Loss Industry Wants You to Diet

Don’t worry about the “quarantine 15” or pay for expensive diet products. Take small steps and make healthier choices instead.

#anxiety-and-stress, #diet-and-nutrition, #obesity, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weight

Earlier Diabetes Onset Could Raise Dementia Risk

The younger the age at diagnosis for Type 2 diabetes, the higher the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia years later.

#alzheimers-disease, #children-and-childhood, #dementia, #diabetes, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #obesity, #weight

Eating Disorders in Teens Have ‘Exploded’ in the Pandemic

Here’s what parents need to know.

#anorexia-nervosa, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #eating-disorders, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-eating-disorders-assn, #parenting, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #weight

It’s OK Our Bodies Have Changed During the Pandemic

The coronavirus changed so much about our lives, including, for many of us, our bodies. It’s OK.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weight

Gearing Up for the ‘New Normal’

In “The New Normal,” Dr. Jennifer Ashton explores the mental health repercussions of the pandemic and ways to rebuild our overall health.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #loneliness, #meditation, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weight