Aerobics Best for Fat Loss
If you want to shed fat pounds and gain lean tissue, carry your weights as you hit the road.
Healthy Diet Fights Infection by Boosting Immune System
Adding fruits and vegetables and other nutrient sources may help keep you from getting sick.
How to Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes
…and how to make them stick. The secret? Understanding your habits and the dual drivers of your behavior.
Green Tea Protects Brain Cells
A flurry of new studies is raising hope that green tea may someday be a potent weapon in the fight against Alzheimers disease and other forms of dementia. Although the studies differ widely in technique, ranging from scan-ning peoples brains to forming Alzheimers plaques in a test tube, all focus on ways polyphenol compounds in green tea affect important areas of the brain.
Regular Workouts Reduce Uterus Cancer Risk by 30%
H eres more motivation to get going on a program of regular physical activity: A new National Cancer Institute re- view of 14 prior studies reports that women who regularly exercise reduced their risk of endometrial cancer by about 30%. On the other hand, women who spend more of their day sitting were at greater risk of the can- cer, which affects the lining of the uterus.
Your Muscles: Secrets of Aging Gracefully
Inside Tufts HNRCA Laboratory of Nutrition, Exercise, Physiology and Sarcopenia-on the front lines of the fight against frailty. At 711 Washington Street, in the heart of downtown Boston, you will find the worlds largest research center on nutrition and aging. With over 300 scientists, the Tufts Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) has been advancing the knowledge of human nutrition since 1979