Sugar Tricks, Getting Back to Exercise

Sugar industry dirty tricks campaigns, getting back to exercise and the long term benefits of standing desks.

Tone Your Thighs with Spot Training

You can’t spot-reduce thigh fat, but you can tone and strengthen your thigh muscles with spot training. Schedule leg workouts twice each week with a favorite exercise from each of these three groups

Sugar Trcks, Getting Back to Exercise and Standing Desks

This week more sugar dirty tricks campaigns, why it is so hard to get back to exercise and the long term benefits of standing desks.

Something else to avoid in pregnancy: Phthalates

Chemicals called phthalates are in all kinds of products we use every day, making them nearly inescapable. But research has found that children whose mothers were exposed to phthalates during pregnan

A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet

Making small, gradual changes to your eating habits and patterns is an easy way to incorporate the Mediterranean diet approach into your life. The post A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet app

Over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can affect your heart

Some common over-the-counter medications typically taken for colds and the flu may increase the risk of a cardiovascular event. This increased risk is more likely to occur in people with existing hea

How to prevent poisonings in children — and what to do if they happen

Safety precautions can prevent a child from accidentally ingesting or being exposed to poisonous or harmful items in your home, but knowing what to do if something happens can save a life. The post H

Banishing dry winter skin

Using a moisturizer is good for your skin year-round, but a dermatologist explains that during the cold and dry months there's more you can do to prevent or relieve dry skin. The post Banishing dry w

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, part 2

The results of another clinical trial add to the evidence that healthy people without a history of cardiovascular disease should not take a daily aspirin for the prevention of a heart attack or strok

How long does a joint replacement last?

A person considering a knee or hip replacement needs to weigh how long the new joint will last as part of the decision-making process. Analyses of hundreds of thousands of hip and knee replacements s

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. | Hydration: how much is too muc

Can exercise extend your life?

Better health and more time: a long-term study of people who took a treadmill test suggests better fitness lengthens lives at every age. The post Can exercise extend your life? appeared first on Harv

Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health

Sleep is a necessity for everyone, but it’s especially important for older people to be aware of the changes in sleep patterns that accompany aging, and the effect that poor sleep can have on brain

Sam Skelton - 4-Week Core (Program Trailer)

Watch the full program: 4-week core program is designed to supplement your normal workout routine with twice per week core workouts. Sam is going to help you work those six-

Natasha Kerry 7-Steps To Better Sleep (Program Trailer)

Start the program: Steps to Better Sleep is a program designed by Sleep Expert Natasha Kerry to help people who have trouble falling asleep at bedtime and staying asleep throu

Angelo Dela Cruz - 5 To Thrive (Program Trailer)

See the full program: Dela Cruz is an expert in pain reduction and joint health. 5 To Thrive combines his expertise in therapeutic massage and taekwondo to deliver signifi

Grokker Sizzle Reel (2018)

http://www.grokker.comGrokker takes the work out of workplace wellness with an easy-to-implement, holistic, and cost-effective program. With over 3,700 exercise, mindfulness, nutrition, finance, and

Grokker Employee Wellness

Grokker is an on-demand wellness solution that engages employees with better health through video, experts, and community.

Grokker Sizzle Reel (2017)

http://www.grokker.comGrokker takes the work out of workplace wellness with an easy-to-implement, holistic, and cost-effective program. With over 3,700 exercise, mindfulness, nutrition, finance, and

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (

The 8 Healthiest Berries You Can Eat

Berries are small, soft, round fruit of various colors — mainly blue, red or purple. They are sweet or sour in taste and often used in preservatives, jams and desserts. Berries tend to have a good

The MIND Diet: A Detailed Guide for Beginners

The MIND diet is designed to prevent dementia and loss of brain function as you age. It combines the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet to create a dietary pattern that focuses specifically on brai

5 Reasons Why Creatine Monohydrate Is the Best

Creatine has been studied extensively as a dietary supplement for many years. In fact, more than 1,000 studies have been conducted, which have shown that creatine is a top supplement for exercise per

12 Mistakes to Avoid on a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

A balanced vegetarian or vegan diet can provide many health benefits. These diets have been associated with weight loss, better blood sugar control, a decreased risk of heart disease and a lower risk

Do Glucosamine Supplements Work for Arthritis?

Glucosamine is a popular dietary supplement used to treat osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease caused by insufficient regeneration of cartilage in joints, most often in the knees

9 Gluten-Free Grains That Are Super Healthy

Gluten is a protein found in certain types of grains, including wheat, barley and rye. It provides elasticity, allows bread to rise and gives foods a chewy texture (1, 2). Although gluten is not a pr

Why Bifidobacteria Are So Good for You

There are trillions of bacteria on and in your body, and they’re extremely important for your health. One of the most important types is called Bifidobacteria. These beneficial bacteria digest diet

13 Greek Foods That Are Super Healthy

In the 1960s, Greeks were living longer and had lower rates of chronic disease than the rest of the world. This is likely due to their diet, which was full of seafood, fruits, vegetables, grains, bea

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people wi

Chef Tyler Florence Butchers a Chicken in Seconds

Get more cooking recipes on Grokker: collaboration with the SF Chronicle Top 100 chefs demonstrate their restaurants' star kitchen hacks. In this video Tyler Florence teaches

Nourishing Heart, A Gentle & Yin Yoga and Meditation Series

Start the series today: this 4 week series you will complete meditation, gentle yoga, and yin yoga classes that explore themes of self-love. The segments are designed to be co

Freedom From Pain Yoga Series

See the full series: Freedom from Pain in this pain management yoga series from Tanya Fitzpatrick. Tanya's 7 pain management videos will provide full body pain relief. Begin

Make Bakeshop Treats With Anna Olson!

Check out Anna Olson's newest series on Grokker (, where she will teach you the skills and techniques you need to make your favorite bakeshop treats. Including, blondies, browni


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