Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Rock climbingIndoor or outdoor, this summer activity packs some serious punch. For the average woman (all the calorie counts are for a middle-aged, 125-pound woman; your mileage may vary), the benefit is 790 calories burned in an hour-long session....
CoffeeIf you are rolling out of bed into your gym clothes, and then out the door for an early morning workout, you'll want to reach for something quickly digestible (like a banana) or purely liquid (like coffee). "Coffee is...
There's no one-size-fits-all headacheAccording to Brian Grosberg, MD, director of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, there are over 300 different types and causes of headaches. "Taking a thorough headache history helps determine if there are 'red flags' or worrisome...
Kiss Burning calories is not usually our main motivation for kissing someone, but it's good to know that locking lips has benefits we don't expect. Kissing can burn two to six calories a minute. Do it for an hour and...
Chili peppersChili peppers do a lot more than spice up your food—in fact, here are six health benefit to peppers. They contain a component called capsaicin, which has been linked to increased energy expenditure and fat oxidization. "Capsinoid consumption...
CoffeeIf you are rolling out of bed into your gym clothes, and then out the door for an early morning workout, you'll want to reach for something quickly digestible (like a banana) or purely liquid (like coffee). "Coffee is...
Portion sizesSurprise: We eat more than we should—even when we're focusing on healthy foods. (Yeah, you already knew that one.) For people controlling diabetes, portion sizes of carbohydrate foods determine how much medication they need or how their blood...
What triggers my pain symptoms?If your pain isn't coming from an obvious source—a sore neck from a car accident, say, or broken leg from a skiing snafu—try pinpoint the trouble by keeping a pain journal, recommends Jeremy Allen, MD,...
Portion sizesSurprise: We eat more than we should—even when we're focusing on healthy foods. (Yeah, you already knew that one.) For people controlling diabetes, portion sizes of carbohydrate foods determine how much medication they need or how their blood...
Get a colonoscopyFor most people, your 50th birthday is the signal that it's time for a first colonoscopy screening—and you should know the best time to schedule your colonoscopy. During the procedure, your doctor will use a long, lighted tube called...