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  • Does fasting on alternate days work? A new study weighs in

    Whether you watch what you eat by counting your daily calories or practicing intermittent fasting, either approach can be effective for weight loss, a new obesity study suggests.   Intermittent or alternate-day fasting requires routinely alternating between eating little or no food and then feasting in your daily diet. It has become a growing weight […]

  • Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight?

    Diet is “a four-letter word for failure,” if you ask Teena Henson. In the past, the 57-year-old Gilmer, Texas, resident would try fad diets that did nothing but leave her feeling frustrated, she said. “There was one called a grapefruit diet or something where you didn’t eat anything but grapefruit,” Henson said. “If you do […]

  • Eat more fruit and veg for a longer life, researchers say

    Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new research. The study, by Imperial College London, says consuming 10 portions per day, or about 800g, could prevent an estimated 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) […]

  • 8 challenge vacations that’ll turn you into a superhuman

    Getting in shape for vacation isn’t just about looking good in a bikini. In fact, the only way to make hiking through the Sahara Desert in roasting heat or skiing through the Arctic Circle any tougher would be to do it in a bikini. One thing’s for sure, competing in these events involves life-changing levels […]

  • Maybe that workout can wait till the weekend?

    It has become a habit. Each week, the weekdays fly by so quickly that you find time to exercise only on Saturdays and Sundays. If you’re feeling guilty about your “weekend warrior” exercise schedule, stop. Even though it’s not ideal, packing the recommended amount of weekly exercise into just one or two workout sessions may […]

Daily Health Tips

Ed Forteau, the host of Power Up Your Health, interviews the top experts (from around the world) in the fields of health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and wellness. From best selling authors to celebrity nutritionist and fitness trainers.

Listen to past episodes of our radio show, or expanded interviews in the Podcast section, along with video interviews with other guests.

Health Tip of the Day:
Stretch whenever you get the chance. Lunch break, going for a walk, after the gym, before bed. Stretching has many benefits including injury prevention, increased circulation and of course increased flexibility!

What you gain and lose with meal replacements

The meal replacing company Soylent offers grab-and-go guzzles and tables designed to be consumed in place of sitting down for a meal — but, for now, the corporation is insisting a user to throw out its Soylent Bars. The bars ought to have building some people sick, according to reports, and the company is investigating […]

Cavegirl Cuisine's Brats and Beer Stew

Cavegirl Cuisine’s Brats and Beer Stew

Michelle Fagone, of Cavegirl Cuisine, shares a perfect fall recipe with us. She says: Did someone say Football Season?! Depending on the size of your game-day party, double or triple this recipe. It is tasty, comforting…and well, it’s just good dude food! And, believe me, no will ever know that you used gluten-free beer! Even […]

The Healthy Chocoholic's Chocolate Mousse Recipe

The Healthy Chocoholic’s Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Dawn Parker, Health Coach and author of The Healthy Chocoholic, shares a delicious dessert recipe with us: This is a rich and creamy dessert that is much easier to make than traditional chocolate mousse. Adding chocolate shavings on top results in a beautiful presentation and adds a nice texture to the decadent mousse. Pin for […]

Chef Rev's Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin

Chef Rev’s Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin

Chef Rev shares a warming, cozy pork tenderloin dish that is perfect for cooler weather…   Pin for later: Chef Rev’s Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin Recipe Ingredients: 2 Tbsp expeller pressed Coconut Oil 1 medium Purple potato, large diced 1/4 cup red onion, julienned 1 tsp shallots, minced 6 artichoke hearts 1 Roma tomato, large […]

Chef Rev's Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Mash

Chef Rev’s Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Mash

Today, Chef Rev shares an enticing, showcase recipe that will probably be on your dinner table tonight – it’s that scrumptious! Pin for later: Chef Rev’s Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Mash Ingredients: 1 boneless chicken breast 1 Tbsp Garlic and Dill Seasoning 1/4 cup Red onion, julienned 1/2 Avocado, sliced 2 pieces of bacon, […]