Health

Does a healthy diet counter the ill-effects of obesity?

A healthy quality Mediterranean-like diet partially modifies the association between obesity and cardiovascular mortality, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Karl Michaëlsson of Uppsala University, ...

Health

Women's Wellness: What's healthy pregnancy weight gain?

Like it or not, eating for two isn't a license to eat twice as much as usual. Use healthy lifestyle habits to manage your pregnancy weight gain, support your baby's health and make it easier to shed the extra pounds after ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Ten tips for looking after your back while you're sitting down

Working from home is challenging. Apart from reduced social interaction and the domestic juggling involved, homes are not usually designed to replicate a workplace environment when it comes to employees' health.

Overweight & Obesity

Working off your quarantine weight gain

(HealthDay)—Life in lockdown has led many to overeat and gain weight, a phenomenon referred to as the "COVID-15."

Health

Packing on pounds during COVID-19 and how to turn it around

If you've gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren't alone. The "Quarantine 15"—referring to weight gain some people have experienced since stay-at-home guidelines went into effect—is likely due to a disruption ...

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