Science behind the Sirtfood diet

Few things are so deeply infected by fads, frauds and quackery as nutrition. As such, it is through a lens of healthy scepticism that we should view any new diet.

There are many different ways which people try to lose weight. After a long day in the office some people manage to drag themselves to the gym and squeeze in that all-important cardio session.

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and
Water Health Warning
After swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, a 31-year-old man has died from an infection with a flesh-eating bug, according to the British Medical Journal.The unidentified man had recently acquired a new tattoo, and he opted to swim 5 days after doing so, while his tattoo had not fully...

We are designed to seek food – our drive to do so is essential to our survival and we have a complex system to control this.

Growing up, tea drinking was reserved for my grandmother’s visits. Making it followed a strict and fascinating ritual. Take scalding hot water.

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance
Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at ChicagoWearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple.Under the program, people...

Life expectancy across the world is growing, but the number of those extra years in which we’re healthy is not rising at the same rate.

Many of us enter a new year reflecting on where we have been and our plans for the future. For some, this will mean acknowledging that a couple more kilos have crept on over the past year.