Internationally renowned nutrition authority Dr. David Katz cuts through the food feuds to reveal the most important scientifically proven healthy diet prescriptions for a long and vital life.
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Want to really protect yourself against osteoporosis-related fractures? An Honest Health News Exclusive: The strength-training and weight-bearing exercises best proven to build bone in the 3 most common osteoporosis fracture sites, and putting bone-building mechanics to work for you.
Why calcium supplements reduce bone-related fracture risk in some studies and not in others, why different nations have vastly different calcium requirements, the best nutritional approaches to osteoporosis prevention…
How much do you know about evidence-based healthy living? Test yourself (no "acing" necessary) and learn more about how to improve your health by taking our 2015 quiz.
Weight-management expert and best-selling author Dr. Yoni Freedhoff explains why diets typically fail and how to make yours last for life.
Your lower body muscles control most of your independence—sitting, standing, and walking depend on them. Here’s the quickest, most efficient way to keep them strong for the rest of your life.
When exercising for health, does more = better? The researcher who set the U.S. activity guidelines weighs in on the latest findings and the best physical activity prescription for you.
The National Institute of Health, American College of Physicians, and American Pain Society all recommend yoga treatment for these kinds of pain…
Is someone you know very inactive? From the immediate past president of the American College of Sports Medicine, here’s how to build motivation, overcome obstacles, and effectively and safely reap physical activity’s proven health rewards.
Exercise of all kinds—yoga, qi gong, and tai chi too—may help reduce depression. These 5 exercise prescriptions have the best proven results.
We can halt and even reverse the muscle fiber and strength losses associated with aging. For the upper body, just two exercises will do the job. Here’s how.
If you aim to lose or maintain weight you’ve lost, here’s the intelligent way to achieve your ambitions: Employ the very strategies which scientific study has revealed to result in the best weight-loss outcomes.
The exercise Rx proven to significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, prostate, breast, and colon cancer—and extend your life. Interview with the American College of Sports Medicine’s Immediate Past President Carol Ewing Garber, PhD.
Researchers from all over the world are now investigating the remarkably real relationship between the bacteria in our gut and how we think and feel. Here are 15 fascinating findings that may help in reducing depression, anxiety, and stress.
The Failures: Why traditional mouse studies do not correlate with human cancer outcomes—and, despite this, are still being used. The Faith: How cutting-edge mouse studies, especially those using genetically engineered mice, bring us closer to a cure.
The conclusion of the 3-part protein series: A protein eating primer—how to know if your proteins are easily digestible and if you’re getting the right ones— and Honest Health News' "Pump Up Your Healthy Proteins Chart."
The science of staying strong: Which proteins best build muscle mass, best amounts after exercise, best aerobics and strength training for older adults, best options for vegetarians and vegans. First read Part I, "Protein: The Mortality Protector. Are You Getting Enough?"
We’ve long known that we need sufficient protein to live. But now, research reveals that we need more protein as we age—to live healthfully and longer.
The only U.S. physician with an endowed position to study supplements discusses how they have changed lives, selecting what you need, calibrating responsiveness, the perils of pill politics, & more.
Physician and supplement specialist Dr. Mark Moyad advises on how to investigate and select the right brands, the best times to take pills, what forms to use, and more…
There are astonishing connections between animal and human health. In Part I of this two-part series, Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz discusses what we can learn from animals about heart conditions, cancer, and treatment of infections.
Drug addiction and obesity in wild and domestic animals can teach us about the human condition. Part II of a two-part interview with Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz.
Health care providers can easily miss health disease. In Part II of this series (read Part I first), Dr. Joel Kahn explains the vital additional tests you need—and how exercise and Transcendental Meditation can significantly reduce your risk.
More than 75% of heart disease diagnoses can be prevented. Dr. Joel Kahn teaches how.
Following a new MIND diet is linked with a significantly reduced risk of getting Alzheimer’s. This is what you need to bear in MIND.
Should men concerned about prostate cancer take Vitamin D₃ supplements? The research is decidedly mixed.
Just in: Eating pescovegetarian is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancers.