Obesity, Chronic Diseases Stable Across U.S. States in 2011
Most states in the country have an obese adult population above 20 percent, according to the latest Gallup Index Healthways Well-Being Index.
Study: Exercise Increases A Person’s Excitement and Enthusiasm Level
People who are more physically active report greater levels of excitement and enthusiasm compared to people who are less physically active, according to a new study from Penn State. The study also found on days people are more physically active than usual, they reported feelings of excitement and enthusiasm.
Study: Online Dating Sites Are Used Now More Than Ever
Looking for love online? You’re not alone. A study from the University of Rochester finds meeting a person online has surpassed all other forms of match making besides meeting someone through a mutual friend.
Study: One Glass of Milk Daily Can Strengthen Your Brain
You know the saying – “milk does a body good,” now research shows it does the same for the brain. Scientists at the University of Maine found drinking a glass of milk daily could have positive effects on your brain and it’s overall performance.
Researchers Find That Exercise Can Soothe a Mean Boss
Having a mean boss is sometimes an occupational hazard. Bosses that are harsh in tone, reprimand you in front of others, or just overall abusive, may be able to improve their attitude simply by exercising.
Study: Changing the Color of Your Plate Can Help You Eat Less
Selecting the right size and color of the plates you eat on could help you eat less, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. Read more after the jump.
Signs She May Be Cheating
When it comes to male infidelity the stories and resources of information are plenty. Since men are stereotyped as emotionally irresponsible and unable to control their physical urges, there are countless books, studies, and discussions on why men cheat on their wives or girlfriends. But where are all the conversations about female infidelity? Don’t they cheat too?
Study: Getting Married May Not be Better Than Living Together
Are you living with your girlfriend and thinking about popping the big question? You may want to reconsider. A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, show that married couples have only few advantages compared to couples that aren’t married and live together.
Study: Being Stressed Out Can Cause Weight Gain
Stress can contribute to obesity, and obesity can contribute to stress. Researchers have recently developed answers to explain why this is.
Researcher Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.
Study: Cigarette Smokers Aren’t Listening To Health Warnings
Are you really listening to all the health warnings on cigarette smoking? According to a recent study conducted by the National Health Service (NHS) in England, you aren’t.
Writing Things Down Can Actually Help You Lose Weight
Could a pen and pad be more useful in weight loss than a barbel?