Category Archives: Health News

Health Tip: Alcohol Can Affect Your Athletic Performance

Your body may suffer (HealthDay News) — Excessive alcohol consumption can trigger many problems with your body, particularly when it comes to athletic performance. The American Council on Exercise lists these ways that alcohol can impact your body’s ability to perform: Dehydration and decreased coordination, endurance and balance. Poor sleep, leading to fatigue. Excess calories…

Health Tip: Kids Keeping You From Exercising?

Find time even if family keeps you busy (HealthDay News) — Kids and family responsibilities can make it tough to find time to exercise, but it’s important for your health and to be a good role model. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these tips to keep responsibilities at home from preventing…

Tofu-Rich Diet May Help Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer

Chinese study found eating high amounts before diagnosis boosted survival rates By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) — Eating tofu and other soy foods may help women who develop lung cancer increase their odds of living longer. A study of women from Shanghai, China, published in the March 25 issue of…

Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age

Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says SATURDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) — Physically active children may be at lower risk for fractures when they grow older, according to a new study from Sweden. The findings add to evidence that regular daily exercise can improve children’s health now and in the…

Health Tip: Savor a Healthier Sandwich

Include more nutritious foods and less fat (HealthDay News) — Making a delicious, healthy sandwich is a great way to bring more nutrients into your meals without sacrificing taste. The University of Rochester Medical Center suggests how to create a healthier sandwich: Make a grilled cheese with tomato sandwich, or make a Philly steak sandwich…