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LONELINESS AFFECTS HALF OF AMERICANS AND IS MORE HARMFUL THAN OBESITY

New findings have highlighted a common health hazard most of us experience but that isn’t yet recognized enough: loneliness. A new national survey done by health insurance company Cigna (and conducted with Ipsos, an independent market research company) showed we have a loneliness epidemic in the United States Read more...
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Lower Grilling Carcinogens by 99 Percent

All meats have amino acids, such as creatine, and sugars. If you grill them at very high temperatures, though, those substances naturally produce molecules called heterocyclic amines (HCAs), toxic compounds also found in cigarette smoke. We’ve known about these cancer-causing agents for 15 years now. Read more...
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Is HIIT Resistance Exercise Superior to Traditional Resistance Training?

The appeal of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is obvious: It promises equal or better results in less time than traditional training programs. Couple that with the fact that “lack of time” is a primary reason people give for not exercising regularly and you see why evaluating the effectiveness of HIIT has been the topic of…
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