A new study suggests that consuming diet soda may have dramatic negative effects on weight loss efforts.
The benefits of exercise for aging Americans is well known: Prevention of diseases including diabetes and some cancers, reduction in the risk of falls, retention of bone density, and more. But new research suggests that exercise is not only...
One of the most frustrating things about health and fitness is the way certain myths persist in popular culture. Often, it's the nature of the news media--new findings are reported widely and with great enthusiasm, but corrections rarely get...
In what should be a bombshell report (though that remains to be seen), researchers at the University of California, San Francisco announced their findings that the sugar industry paid scientists to downplay the harmful effects of sugar on the heart, in...
If, like many athletes, you like to indulge (or over-indulge) on alcohol semi-regularly, there's good news: your exercise may be reducing or even eliminating the increased risk of cancer and death that your boozing habits induce. This, according to researchers...
Protein is a subject of debate, and one of the more frequent arguments you’ll encounter in fitness communities. The one consensus, however, is that the USDA’s recommended protein intake is insufficient for an active lifestyle, and most people aren’t eating...
The health and fitness industry has grown to become a behemoth. If we group healthy eating and nutrition products (which includes vitamins and supplements, weight-loss specialty food, and the like) in with fitness and exercise (gyms, group classes, exercise products)...