Dogs Get Healthier When People Get Fitter | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Denise Mann THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Writer Jenny Block and her chiweenie, Aurora, are on a health kick. “We walk at least 1 mile and up to 4 miles in the early morning, before it gets too hot,” said the Houston-based author. “She needs it, and I need it, so it works … Read more

Dogs Get Healthier When People Get Fitter | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Denise Mann THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Writer Jenny Block and her chiweenie, Aurora, are on a health kick. “We walk at least 1 mile and up to 4 miles in the early morning, before it gets too hot,” said the Houston-based author. “She needs it, and I need it, so it works … Read more

Tips to Food-Fueling Your Active Vegan Child | Health and Fitness

Cara Murez SATURDAY, Aug. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Kids can take part in sports while on vegetarian and vegan diets, but parents and caregivers must help them select foods that will fuel them and meet their nutrition needs. Vegan athletes can become deficient in vitamin B12, vitamin D, long-chain omega-3 fats, riboflavin and calcium, … Read more

Your Dog’s Gut Microbes Change Quickly With New Diet | Health & Fitness

Sydney Murphy THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Switching Fido to a new dog food? What happens in his gut as a result is nothing short of remarkable, a new study reveals. The population of bacteria living in his gut — his microbiome — will change in as little as a week. It starts … Read more

Which Source of Dietary Fiber Works Best? | Health and Fitness

Amy Norton THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If your diet is low in fiber, you can do your gut some good by adding more — regardless of the fiber source, new research suggests. Many people know fiber as the nutrient that keeps you regular. But it’s also a key player in the makeup … Read more

Your Dog’s Gut Microbes Change Quickly With New Diet | Health and Fitness

Sydney Murphy THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Switching Fido to a new dog food? What happens in his gut as a result is nothing short of remarkable, a new study reveals. The population of bacteria living in his gut — his microbiome — will change in as little as a week. It starts … Read more

Preventing Diabetes Through Diet and Exercise | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Chris Woolston Why should I be concerned about diabetes? In the United States, type 2 diabetes (formerly called adult-onset diabetes) is reaching epidemic proportions. It has even reached an alarming number of teenagers and young adults, a group that seemed practically immune to the disease just a few decades ago. There’s no mystery behind this … Read more

Had a Kidney Stone? This Diet May Help Prevent Another | Health/Fitness

Cara Murez TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone never wants a repeat of the blinding pain that comes when it passes. Now, a new study maps out a diet that can help guard against that. The cornerstones of that diet include eating plenty of foods that … Read more

Unhealthy lifestyle in children, adolescents linked to high blood pressure: Study

The study suggests children and adolescents should do at least one hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day, such as jogging, cycling or swimming, and spend no more than two hours a day on sedentary activities Dietary recommendations for treating high blood pressure in children include emphasising fresh vegetables, fruits, and other high fiber foods, … Read more

Preventing Diabetes Through Diet and Exercise | Health and Fitness

Chris Woolston Why should I be concerned about diabetes? In the United States, type 2 diabetes (formerly called adult-onset diabetes) is reaching epidemic proportions. It has even reached an alarming number of teenagers and young adults, a group that seemed practically immune to the disease just a few decades ago. There’s no mystery behind this … Read more