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Weighing in on the fattest states in the U.S.: Survey

Obesity and associated metabolic disorders are a global problem. However, there are reginal differences, and this is evident from a new WalletHub survey looking into the U.S. The survey provides a state-by-state breakdown.

Healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the U.S. revealed

Health is tied to demographics and location and the U.S. is a case in point, with ‘health’ mirroring the cost of healthcare and a range of other factors. To survey these variances, personal-finance website WalletHub has run a survey.

Jake Mabanta opens up about Love Grace and healthy living Special

Certified Holistic Health Counselor and Co-owner Jake Mabanta, chatted with Digital Journal about his juice cleanse company, Love Grace.

Experts suggests food packages with how long to burn calories off

Put down that candy bar. The UK’s Royal Society of Public Health is suggesting food labels display how much activity is required to burn off calories that have just been consumed.

Mental Health Commission of Canada gets 10 more years

Toronto - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has had its mandate renewed by the Federal Government. The organization has outlined its plans for the future.

Exercising has more benefits than just weight loss

Doctors and health experts always recommend that everyone should exercise a set amount of minutes a day, but it's more than just for weight loss reasons.

Bacteria from baby poop helps make healthy sausages

Researchers say that there is a trick that may make sausage healthier and more delicious. That trick is to use bacteria from baby poop.

Review: The marketing of gluten-free products

Research from Global Industry Analysts projects that the worldwide baked goods industry could top $310 billion by 2015. Many attribute the rise in sales to lifestyle changes.

Op-Ed: Walking actually provides better health benefits than running

We would think that running uses much more energy when compared to walking. So from a logical standpoint running should provide better health benefits. Well think again!

Spain is officially healthiest country to live in Europe

Despite its economic problems, Spain is still the healthiest place to live in Europe, and possibly the world, according to the medical journal Lancet, with an average of 70.9 years of healthy living, and a life expectancy of 81.4 years.

Viva-Lite, long live healthy lighting

With the phasing out of traditional incandescent light bulbs all over the world, many people are looking into what the more eco-friendly alternative will be like. One of these options may not only be better for your wallet, but for your health as well.

Seniors get their groove back with hip hop

Jackson - Who says life stops after 50? These seniors are dancing their way to good health with a customized version of hip hop movement.

The healing power of pets

Owning a pet can save your life. At the least they can provide many health benefits. Some animals can sense or smell an illness. Others just plain promote well being and thus keep the owner healthy.

Fried butter offers creamy taste with a side effect

Foodies, don't forget to check out the sweet new treat -- deep-fried butter -- if you are going to the State Fair of Texas later this month.

Placenta as food in southern China?

People in southern China are notorious for their willingness to taste almost everything under the name of so-called Chinese medicine theory. Now, after bear bile, snakes and frogs,eating placenta has become a new trend.

A good year for those sweet blueberries

With cooler than normal temperatures this year both Mich. and Mass. have a crop of blueberries that are plump and sweet. They are abundant in the grocery stores, fruit markets or roadside stands. Many places you can pick them yourself.

Drink to Your Health with Green Tea

If you were to ask people around the world to name activities commonly associated with the English, chances are drinking tea would figure quite highly on the list. And if recent research is anything to go by it might be one activity worth imitating.

Study: Social Networks Good for Business

Businesses worried that employees on social networks cost them with loss in productivity should be thankful for a new study. A British think tank has found that social networking actually helps businesses and employees in getting more customers.

Scottish Santa Slimming Down

A Health conscious Santa in Scotland is refusing to put a pillow under his red coat, claiming that the fat suit encourages child obesity. And that as a role model, Santa should not appear fat any more.

Fighting Obesity by Exposing the Food Industry

The restaurant business has been protected by law from divulging its food's nutritional value for years. Despite the almost CIA-like secretiveness behind recipes, a study of popular foods has unmasked what is really in our food.

How Much Booze Is Good For You?

University of Missouri researchers claim light drinking helps heart’s health, but more drinking beyond that becomes harmful. They recommend one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men.

Blue Corn Tortilla Packs Healthy Punch

Mexican Researchers say blue corn tortilla has less starch, more protein than white corn tortilla. They found blue corn tortilla has 20% more protein content than white corn tortilla variety.

Yes, Coffee Really Can be Good for You

Coffee is really good for you in most cases.

Is your Keyboard healthy?

How to keep your keyboard healthy for a long time?

Guess What? Pizza is Good for You!

Well maybe not the average slice that you buy at the pizza restaurant, but chemists at Maryland are out to prove that they can make it a healthy choice.

Stay Active and Live a Healthy Lifestyle with a Solid Foundation

Onthe occasion of national Athletic Training month foot levelers world's exclusive provider of custom made spinal pelvic stabilizers,orthotics in shoes encourages everyone to stay active and live a healthy life

ABC's of Healthy Shopping for Teens

Obesity is one of the main factor affecting health of the people hence affecting the economic growth. To curb it government is spending good amount of money putting pressure on national exchequer. Young teens should be made aware of healthy eating habit

Designing 'healthy' babies

Are we headed down that slippery slope toward eugenic practices and policies? Do we have the right to 'improve' upon upon the human species? Or are scientists just trying to play God?

Suzuki meets with Mayor Miller

"Toronto residents should be able to find out what chemicals and pollutants they're breathing on a daily basis, says renowned environmentalist David Suzuki.

How to Make a "Ghetto" Big Mac

The lengths some will go to, just to save a dollar!
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