Category: Fitness

Tips: Full-Body Moves to Make You Sweat

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video demos of each movement, follow the links below the graphic....

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B Vitamins

Want to know more about B Vitamins? If yes, continue reading as we introduce you the family of 8 vitamins known as B Vitamins. Usually, they are recognized as a group and work together...

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the...

Health Benefits Of Basil

While you might only think of basil as “nice in a pasta sauce,” would you believe that basil is not only delicious, but could help protect your heart? Read on to learn about the...

7 Reasons To Try Aquafit

Here are seven great reasons why you should try a class yourself. 1. It’s not just for Grandma anymore As a twenty-something swimmer, I wasn’t sure aquafit would be enough of a challenge for...

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Top Tips For Breast Cancer Prevention

1. Avoid becoming overweight. Obesity raises the risk of breast cancer after menopause, the time of life when breast cancer most often occurs. Avoid gaining weight over time, and try to maintain a body-mass...

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Can Sweet Potatoes Help You Lose Weight?

If you are trying to lose weight by cutting calories, adding sweet potatoes to your diet may help you get a maximum amount of nutrition. Although a sweet potato contains only about 112 calories,...

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3 Natural Drinks to Help Get Better Sleep

We are sharing 3 incredibly simple drinks that you can whip up before bedtime that will help you relax, unwind, and drift off to dreamland (none of them contain alcohol, which will actually disrupt...

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Aloe Vera Benefits

Aloe is also an excellent treatment for skin conditions such as burns and eczema. It is often reported that burns can be healed remarkably quickly and the pain reduced very quickly with topical application...

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Spirulina – The Anti Aging Food

Spirulina is a simple one-celled microscopic blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria). There are two species, Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima. The Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima species were once classified in the genus Spirulina. Spirulina is...

The Health Benefits of Water

Water is not needed only for survival, it helps our body in many other ways! Did you know that your body weight is approximately 60 percent water? Your body uses water in all its...

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet That Embraces Fat

People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades,...

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

Feeling stressed? Instead of reaching for candy, try one of our top 10 foods for stress relief. There’s no cure-all food to erase frustration, but you can get some stress relief by exercising and...

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7 Proven Black Seed Oil Benefits & Cures

Of the 630 scientific peer-reviewed articles that have been published about black seed oil benefits, one fact is clear: there are few issues that it cannot help the body overcome. With virtually no side...