facebook_pixel
  • 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 […]

  • Cardio vs. Weights: Which is actually better for weight loss?

      For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to promote strength training. So a few years ago, Duke University […]

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!

The Best Tomato Salad, Ever

The Best Tomato Salad, Ever

You know when the tomatoes start getting ripe, and you’re eating them at every meal? Well, any recipe can do then (or just slice and eat). But at the end of tomato season, when you’re sort of sick of them but don’t want to let them go, because it’s a long time til summer rolls […]

Vegan Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Easy Vegan Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Due to popular demand, we’re sharing our Vegan Asian Soup recipe – it’s my favorite soup (after hot and sour soup!). This fresh and easy vegan Asian mushroom soup recipe will make it into your quick-and-easy-repertoire after one sip. Pin for later:     Vegan Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups vegetable broth 1 […]

Do you need to eat more protein?

Wondering exactly how much protein “youre supposed” exhausting each day? The Recommended Dietary Allowance( RDA ), which is the minimum sum you need to be healthful, is 0.8 grams per kilogram( 0.36 grams per pound) of torso weight per daylight — 46 grams for an average dame. That equals as little as 10% of daily […]

Most Popular Online Recipes Are Super Fattening

Visit any big cooking site and you’d think we’re a nation that has embraced healthy eating habits like organic vegetables and low-fat meals. But a new survey from Allrecipes reveals that we’re still cooking Mom’s favorites. Allrecipes compared about 2,000 responses from a July survey to responses received from the same survey taken in 1999. […]

How The Bacteria In Our Gut Affect Our Cravings For Food

We’ve long known that that the gut is responsible for digesting food and expelling the waste. More recently, we realised the gut has many more important functions and acts a type of mini-brain, affecting our mood and appetite. Now, new research suggests it might also play a role in our cravings for certain types of […]

Loading...