Health & Fitness

Sweet Success from Across the Pond

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Back in November, I received a call from the producer of Good Morning Britain, the UK equivalent of U.S. morning shows like Today. The show was launching a “sugar-free” campaign, a segment in which three women would be selected […]

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Protecting Our Rights to Pure Water, Clean Air, and a Healthy Environment

  by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Bernie Sanders, what is your position on ensuring people have a right to get a healthy glass of water out of their household faucet, one free of industry contamination and toxins? Hilary Clinton, do you agree children have a right to a healthy breath of […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Summer Protection

Tomorrow is the official start of summer—my all-time favorite season! I love it all: the BBQs, the long days, the warm nights, the fireflies, the ocean breeze, and the SUNSHINE, birds, and bees! But like most good things, too much can be harmful for you. So how do you protect yourself safely and naturally from […]

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Yoga for That (Nagging, Aching) Pain in Your Butt

“The science of Yoga is the eradication of sorrows.” —Prashant Iyengar, yoga teacher, author, and son of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar There are some things in life that we cannot change and others that we can. I recently moved to a new state and learned that if I want to register my car in said new […]

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Friends with Benefits—Getting to Know Your Gut Microbiome

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When we’re hungry, we often hear familiar growling sounds emanating from deep inside our abdomen, reminding us it’s time to feed our body. Experiencing these rumblings, you may stare at your tummy and wonder what’s really going on in […]

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Thou Shalt Not Be Judged: Thoughts on Online Body Shaming

by guest blogger Rebecca Norris, Men’s Health sales assistant, blogger, writer, and fitness buff This is my personal story about body shaming. I’m not quite sure where to begin but here goes… Recently, on a Friday after a hard workout, I took an obligatory #FitPic for my progress folder. In the moment, feeling damn proud […]

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Take the Pressure Off

  by Elizabeth Comeau, digital editor at Runner’s World and Zelle “How far are we going, and how fast?” my mother/runner friend asked me. “I don’t know,” I said. “I’ve started just using my running watch to time myself for an hour, and whatever I do during those 60 minutes is what I do.” This […]

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Letters to Annie: Why Did This Healthy Young Woman Die in Her Sleep?

by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Center for Health Research There’s a new mystery unfolding online, and reading it could save your life or the life of someone you know. A series of posts on Letters to Annie start with a mother reminiscing in a letter to her daughter, Annie Ammons. […]

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