Tag - Exercise


The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

Dogs, often referred to as "man's best friend," offer more than companionship. They significantly contribute to our physical and mental well-being. Owning a dog encourages regular physical activity, which is crucial for maintaining good health...

Fasting, HIIT

Are Intermittent Fasting and HIIT Right for You?

In the ever-evolving world of health and fitness, intermittent fasting (IF) and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) have gained significant popularity. While some view them as fleeting trends, others swear by their effectiveness for weight loss,...

The Best Approach to Helping Patients with Diabetes and Obesity: Exercise or Medication?

Determining the most effective way to help patients with diabetes, heart problems, and obesity lose weight and improve their health outcomes is crucial. Is exercise the answer, or are medications like glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1)...


Heartburn and What To Do About It?

Have you ever had that pain and burning sensation in your chest as you’re just getting ready to sleep after a hard day’s work? Well, I have. And in case you haven’t - lucky for...


Can We Prevent Dementia?

I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a few moments from a massive heart attack or stroke, than...


Taking Strides Against Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains a significant public health challenge worldwide, with its prevalence steadily rising. However, emerging research suggests that a simple and accessible activity fast-paced walking may


The Motivational Power of Exercise Buddies for Seniors

Starting a fitness journey alongside peers might just be the secret sauce for older adults looking to boost their exercise routine, according to intriguing new research. A recent randomized clinical trial published in..

The Power of Protein

Protein, often hailed as the building block of life, is a vital macronutrient essential for various bodily functions. Let's look into why protein is crucial in the diet, the best ways to consume and absorb...

Statin Side Effects and Dietary Interactions

Statins are widely prescribed medications aimed at lowering cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. While they are generally safe and effective, it's important to be aware of...