Fitness

We can avoid weight creep – here’s how

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.

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance?

Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at Chicago Wearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds...

Eating Well Is More Than Just What You Eat

As the new year rolls on and people consider the resolutions they have already broken, we’re being flooded with advice on what to eat.

Monday’s medical myth: run barefoot to prevent injuries

The human species is one of the most efficient terrestrial animals. We adapted to run on dry riverbeds and grasslands, but development of modern society has strained the evolutionary process.

Living longer, sicker lives? Make lifestyle changes to remain healthier in old age

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.

Health Insurance Denied

Health Insurance Denied

With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to? iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen...

Health Check: high-intensity micro workouts vs traditional regimes

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.

Water Health Warning

Swimmer Dies from Flesh‐Eating Bacteria

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...

Ritz Crackers Recalled Due to Salmonella

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz...
Science behind the Sirtfood diet

Is there really any 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.