It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board
This blog features content that is provided to the community by the Healthboards Editorial Staff. If there is a health topic you’d like us to research and post about, please let us know by posting in the Site Suggestions board!
Old

8 Foods that Enhance Your Workout

Posted 08-20-2014 at 03:33 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-20-2014 at 03:53 PM by ChristaIB

Name:  Workout woman1.jpg
Views: 1
Size:  56.8 KB
There are many people who workout on an empty or nearly empty stomach because they believe that their body will burn more fat, or that they will have to exercise longer to burn off the calories they've just consumed. But, did you know that the foods you consume before and after you exercise have a significant effect on your workout? Yes, the type of activity, the number of repetitions, the intensity of effort and the duration of exercise all play a part in the results that you...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 3 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

Posted 08-06-2014 at 06:33 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-07-2014 at 12:56 PM by ChristaIB

Name:  milk vitamin d1.jpg
Views: 202
Size:  60.8 KB
Got milk? The very same milk you pour over your cereal or into your coffee can save your life. Vitamin D, which is found in milk and other sources, is a necessary component of your health, for it strengthens your bones, prevents bone loss, boosts the immune system, wards off autoimmune diseases, and works to reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But now studies believe that vitamin D can do more: Not only may it reduce your risk of developing certain cancers—including...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 304 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

Ways to Swap Fat Foods for Healthy Foods

Posted 07-31-2014 at 05:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-01-2014 at 07:47 AM by ChristaIB

Name:  hamburger1.jpg
Views: 268
Size:  99.6 KB
The nation has been seeing a trend in recent years: A number of Americans are becoming focused on fitness and healthy living. If you don’t believe it, look on social media websites like Instagram and do a search of keywords like fit, fitness, workout, gym or healthy living. You will notice that these sites are crawling with fit people who are not only sharing pictures of their toned bodies, but are offering tips on how to get fit and eat healthy. Even Groupon and LivingSocial...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 377 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

Top Chefs Grilling Tips

Posted 07-16-2014 at 06:00 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 07-17-2014 at 02:50 PM by ChristaIB

Name:  BBQ1.jpg
Views: 291
Size:  98.1 KB
Throwing food on the grill is a summertime tradition. Although there's an ongoing debate about which style of grilling is superior (charcoal vs. gas), it remains a matter of personal preference. For some, the smoky, richer taste of food grilled on a charcoal grill is a must. Others, however, prefer the fact that gas burns cleaner. No matter which side of the debate you're on, there is a grill, and a grilling style, out there for everyone.

Top chefs who have mastered...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 250 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

6 Tips for a Slimmer Summer

Posted 07-08-2014 at 05:12 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 07-09-2014 at 05:23 PM by ChristaIB

Name:  biking1.jpg
Views: 753
Size:  88.4 KB
Take a deep breath, because bathing suit season is here! During the time it took you to inhale, hold that breath and expel it, you may have been hit with the reality that summer is really in full affect. If you didn't take the time to workout over the winter and spring months, you may be dreading this summer season because it probably means you pulled out all your clothes from last summer and found out what you already knew--they don't fit.

Winter is brutal on the...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 822 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:59 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.com™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!