Category Archives: Health News

Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit

Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) — People with plots in community gardens are less likely to be overweight or obese than those who don’t garden, a new study suggests. “It has been shown previously that community gardens can provide a variety of social and nutritional…

Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit

Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) — People with plots in community gardens are less likely to be overweight or obese than those who don’t garden, a new study suggests. “It has been shown previously that community gardens can provide a variety of social and nutritional…

Health Tip: Resolve to Meet Your Exercise Goals

Make them realistic and attainable (HealthDay News) — Don’t sit idly by as your New Year’s resolutions about exercise slip away with the passing months. The American Council on Exercise suggests how you can meet your fitness goals all year long: Make sure your goals are attainable and realistic, and that you include short-term goals.…

Health Tip: Packing Food for a Road Trip

Be sure to wash your hands (HealthDay News) — If you’re heading out on a road trip, it’s a good idea to bring healthy snacks. But you should take steps to make sure you and your family don’t get sick along the way. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions: Always wash your…

’Western’ Diet Not the Way to Age Well

British study says fried foods and red meat lead to premature aging, illness WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) — A new British study provides further evidence that eating a so-called “Western” diet may not be good for you in the long run. People who eat this kind of diet — which includes fried and sweet…