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Huge Health Benefits of Brief Walking

Walking for 15 minutes starting a half hour after each daily meal. It might be the best thing you can do to elevate your health and well-being. Here’s the science behind this claim. Researchers at George Washington University and the US Department of Agriculture (DiPrieto et al. 2013) conducted a pilot study with ten inactive,…

Eggs – Are They Really Bad for You?

Eggs: Are They Really Bad for You? Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans than any other cause. Many people associate the LDL fraction of cholesterol with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Eggs contain lots of cholesterol. Thus, some experts recommend avoiding eggs, at least the yolks, where cholesterol is located. On the other hand, a 2005 study showed that feeding people two eggs per day for six weeks didn't increase total or LDL cholesterol, Also,blood flow in the brachial artery (in the arm) didn’t differ significantly between the two-egg eaters and oat eaters.

Achieve Your Goals with Implementation Intentions

Exhaustive research shows that people who set challenging and specific goals for themselves accomplish more than people who don’t set goals. While setting goals might be easy, achieving them can be another matter. You may have wondered what you can do to improve your chances of realizing your goals. You’ve heard the old saw, the…

Did You Get Your 10,000 Steps Today?

If you sit most of the time and don’t move very much, you could be heading toward a health disaster. Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that physical activity helps protect you from a host of chronic conditions, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. And if that’s not enough, physical activity confers a host of…

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