Posts by Evan Zingman

Are These Foods Evil?

Gluten, trans fat, high fructose corn syrup, and salt. They’ve got a bad rap. But do they deserve them? Grocery store isles are filled with foods that advertise them as missing whatever is currently being demonized. A trip down almost any aisle will uncover foods that are “gluten-free,” “low in trans fat,” “contains no high…

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Eat to Live Longer

Want to live to a ripe old age and maintain your good health the whole time? You’ve got to eat well. Everyone knows that eating well is essential for good health. You know a healthy diet reduces your risk of developing chronic diseases including cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and dementia, all of which lead…

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One Day, Multiple Workouts

Find out whether two or three workouts a day are a boon or detriment to your good health. You’re reading this because you care about your body. You want to look your best, so you spend sufficient time in the gym each day to keep your body looking and feeling great. But you’ve always wondered…

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Avoiding Exercise-Related Knee Injuries

What you can do to keep your leg-bending apparatus in tip-top shape. On the field and in the weight-room, there are all kinds of ways you can cause severe injury to one or both of your knees. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to protect your knees from getting hurt. Warm It Up…

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How to Tone Flabby Arms

Five great exercises to tone your aging arms. You can sag anywhere in your body, but if you’re a woman, one of the biggest areas of saggy concern is often your arms. Even young women may start to notice a loss of muscle tone and weight gain, especially on the upper backside of their arms.…

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Lose Weight Fast

Cutting down the pounds without putting your health in harm’s way. News flash: crash diets rarely give you permanent weight loss. But even if you know your chances of achieving lasting weight loss are slim, you may still want to work towards a short-term goal. Maybe you need to lose a few pounds for an…

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Sleep Better Tonight

Daytime tricks to get your best nighttime sleep. There is nothing more frustrating than being unable to fall and stay asleep. You know your body is tired, but for some reason sleep evades you. Unfortunately, how you sleep at night has a big impact on your day ahead, so if you don’t sleep well, tomorrow…

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Preventing Childhood Obesity

Protect your kids from a growing epidemic. As a parent, you can’t help but be concerned about the health of your child. An increasing health concern for families today is childhood obesity. In the United States, the number of obese children has more than tripled during the last 30 years. In 2008, at least one…

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It’s Time to Cut Ties with the Scale

It’s time to purge that elephant in the room: THE SCALE! Whether it’s in the bathroom, the basement or in the bedroom, it’s taunting you. Every day it beckons for you to step onto it. It’s the first thing you think of when you wake up and we always want to hop on the scale…

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Probing Probiotics

Should they have a place in your diet? By now, you’ve probably heard probiotics being advertised on television or in stores, but you may not know what they are or what all the hype is about. Probiotics are living microorganisms, usually some kind of good or friendly bacteria, which are similar to the 400 different…

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