Diet and Fitness
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At any given time, the media touts several diets as being the best new thing for weight loss, but there may be no more sensible and delicious diet than the Mediterranean Diet. Here, you'll learn what you need to know about its benefits and risks.
By Tom Scheve
About two-thirds of the U.S. population weighs too much, and most of those 190 million are trying to trim the fat. But amid all the diets and weight-loss pills, where's the nutrition? Here, learn what you need to know about the Acai Superfood Diet.
If your workplace has an on-site gym, there may be a block of time that's scheduled for exercise. The rest of us have to squeeze in the jumping jacks, crunches and curls whenever we can. So what's the best time of day for an office workout?
By Tom Scheve
A long day at the office leaves little time for exercising. But what if you could squeeze in a workout during your office routine -- without any of your coworkers asking, "What're you doing?" We've got a list of exercises that just fit the bill.
In a perfect world, we'd have time for all the things that are important to us -- family, hobbies, exercise and the like. But busy lives don't often include time for physical fitness. Here, we look at how you can incorporate exercise into your workday.
Every occupation takes its toll on your long-suffering tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Whether you're a mechanic or an economist, a small on-the-job workout can help alleviate those aches and pains. All it takes is 15 minutes -- no dumbbells, yoga mat or resistance band required.
Exercise may be the best form of low-cost health care anyone could wish for -- it can help you keep the weight off and cut the chances for cancer, stroke or heart attack. But what if you're too busy? We've got five exercises you can do without leaving your desk.
According to recent studies, sitting too long in your cubicle can increase health risks, including cardiovascular disease. But even if your job requires you to remain at a desk for the majority of the day, there are still many things you can do to stay active.
Strength training offers many benefits, including increasing bone density and building muscle. That's why the USDA Dietary Guidelines stress the importance of resistance training. Learn more about the USDA strength training guidelines.