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  • Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program

    Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program
    How are those new 2014 workouts going? Need a little inspiration boost? We talked to four prominent trainers and fitness personalities in hopes of finding keys to helping you work out — successfully — for years to come. Harley Pasternak, 39,...
  • Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk

    Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk
    A new U.S. study adds to growing evidence that nuts - once considered too fattening to be healthy - may in fact help keep weight down, in addition to offering other health benefits. Researchers found that study participants who ate the most tree nuts -...
  • McDonald's tells employees not to eat fast food

    McDonald's tells employees not to eat fast food
    McDonald's employees are being told via an online employee handbook that they shouldn't eat fast food, including the kind they prepare at the chain restaurants. "While convenient and economical for a busy lifestyle, fast foods are typically high in...
  • Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

    Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool
    It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Eat plant-based foods for health

    Environmental Nutrition People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh less, and have healthier diets. They even have a lower carbon footprint. These were the impressive findings from the landmark study Adventist...
  • Subtle eye movements betray the impulsive and impatient

    Subtle eye movements betray the impulsive and impatient
    Ever notice how a fast-talking short person walking alongside a lanky, laconic friend will eventually leave him in the dust? Despite the difference in the length of the walking partners' legs, the impatient one will get to his destination first every...
  • Santa Ana residents find motivation in pre-dawn workouts

    Santa Ana residents find motivation in pre-dawn workouts
    It's 5 a.m. on a rooftop parking lot in downtown Santa Ana and the night sky is just beginning to fade. Under a lamp's orange glow, people in hoodies and sweat pants emerge from the stairwell, wiping the sleep from their eyes and hugging themselves...
  • Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.

    Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.
    Imagine for a moment that all of the nation's fast-food establishments--all the striped awnings and golden arches, the drive-thru windows, the beckoning dollar deals and wafting odor of French fries--were to vanish overnight. Would the number of our...
  • A plant-based diet has impressive benefits, including longer life

    Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy. People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
  • Food issues create gastric discomfort

    Food issues create gastric discomfort
    Dear Amy: My mother is only slightly overweight and otherwise in good health. She has struggled with losing anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds for as long as I can remember. Her best success has been with Weight Watchers, and with daily walks. My mom opens...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Some resolutions you can certainly keep

      On New Year's Eve, scrap your "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" and get real. On Dec. 31 at the stroke of midnight, well-intentioned Americans everywhere will once again declare that this will finally be the year they achieve their New Year's...
  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...