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Health Tip: Get Fit This Fall

Don’t let that bulky sweater inhibit exercise (HealthDay News) — The crisp fall weather and colorful leaves make great reasons to get outside and exercise. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these autumn fitness suggestions: Rake up the leaves in your yard. Start a game of touch football with family, neighbors and friends. Kick…

Too Much Sitting Linked to Fat Buildup Around the Heart

And exercise didn’t seem to lessen the effect, new study shows By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) — All those hours Americans spend in their office chairs or on their sofas may be packing on a particularly unhealthy form of fat around the heart, a new study suggests. What’s more, the fat…

Sugar ‘n’ Spice Not Always Nice

Allergies to cinnamon, vanilla and more can put a crimp on everyday life THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) — Spice allergy affects up to 3 percent of people and can seriously restrict their everyday activities, an expert says. Spices are one of the most widely used products and are found in foods, cosmetics and dental…

Hispanics More Heart-Healthy Than Other Americans: Study

Poor diets and obesity are still common, however TUESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) — Hispanic Americans meet more heart-healthy goals than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 16,000 Hispanic-American adults of Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Mexican, and Central and South American origins…

Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review

Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) — Adults with painful osteoarthritis of the knee should turn to exercise — aerobic, aquatic or strength training — as a good nonsurgical way to ease their pain and improve their functioning, a new review…