Fitness and Healthy Living
Being fit means more than going to the gym, or putting on those running shoes and hitting the pavement. It's a way of life. Learn how to be not just physically fit, but mentally and emotionally sound.
Physical inactivity is just as big a risk factor for heart disease as high blood pressure and smoking are. So, be the exception rather than the rule and commit to a life of health and well-being. Click here to learn more.
From Coronary Heart Disease to risk factors for stroke. Maintaining control of your blood pressure if vital to many aspects of your health.
Whether you're trying to maintain a healthy weight or lose a few pounds, knowing the basics of nutrition can help your overall health.
Every year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder. Learn more about mental health conditions impacting millions and how you can address them.
As soon as you stop smoking, your body starts to recover. Learn about ways to quit smoking and how it can help improve your health.
Don't get discouraged if you need to lose weight. Modest amounts of weight loss can have a beneficial impact on your health, according to the nonprofit coalition Partnership for Healthy Weight Management. Losing five to 10 percent of your weight, and keeping it off, can lower your blood pressure and help reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. If you are 5 feet 6 inches tall, for instance, and weigh 160 pounds, losing five to 10 percent of your weight comes to eight to 16 pounds.
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