A lab analysis found that even an all-beef frankfurter had very little skeletal muscle, or "meat." So what’s in there? Christopher Intagliata reports.
People who spent at least two hours outside—either all at once or totaled over several shorter visits—were more likely to report good health and psychological well-being. Jason G...
Mice that were fed bacteria isolated from elite athletes logged more treadmill time than other mice that got bacteria found in yogurt.
As widespread as the BMI method of body measurement is, the ever-growing consensus is that this one-size-fits-all approach may be flawed
Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits?
The annual survey of worldwide fitness trends is now in its 13th year
Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns
If you’re pregnant, you may wonder how much exercise is optimal during pregnancy. Luckily, there are some new guidelines for expectant mothers
Get-Fit Guy interviews neuroscientist Dr. Bob Schafer to learn how habits and mindfulness can improve our training
Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can’t) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose
Republican efforts to dismantle U.S. health care unfairly target one gender
Taking birth-control pills might have broad, unintended and even surprising side effects
We have centuries of lore and rumor on how to get the process of labor started naturally. But do any of them actually work?
If your knees grind, creak, crack or crunch when you move through a particular range of motion, you have crepitus. Don’t worry, it’s not as bad as it sounds
Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol
One in three gluten-free dishes tested at restaurants contained gluten—especially GF pizzas and pastas. Christopher Intagliata reports.
At an April 9th event sponsored by the Kavli Foundation and produced by Scientific American that honored Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...
Get-Fit Guy explains why core strength is crucial and provides a core workout that will keep you fit, healthy and mobile
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English lacks some words that other languages pack with meaning.