Category: Health (page 1 of 4)

New report ranks cities with worst e-cig problem

Between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use among middle and high school students increased by a shocking 70 percent, representing 1.5 million new smokers, according to data from the CDC. The sharp uptick in e-cigarette use among teens is especially... Read More

6 Tips For Staying Fit During Pregnancy

Fresh And Lean – Dr. Pari Ghodsi, OB-GYN and women’s health expert, shares important nutrition and exercise tips for maintaining a healthy weight while pregnant. As an OB-GYN, I know one of the biggest concerns shared by many women at... Read More

3 Tips for Supporting Mental Health and Well-being in Our Children

Children from all walks of life experience stressful situations. Thousands of children walked from South America to the United States with their families and endured hardships and danger along the way. Children in many parts of the world have been... Read More

3 tips for a healthy workplace

Did you know 41% of Americans will gain weight as a result of their desk jobs. Yes, it’s all about what you’re in-taking into your body, posture and staying hydrated.   If you’ve followed us – here are some words of advice for those looking to... Read More

Ways To Remedy Diarrhea

Diarrhea is defined as having three or more loose, watery stools a day. It’s unpleasant and can also be dangerous if left untreated. So if you have it, it’s a good bet you’ll want to get rid of it as quickly as possible. Signs of... Read More

Childhood Obesity Facts

In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s.  Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 school age children and young people (6 to 19 years) in the United States has... Read More

How are you using olive oil?

Olive oil is good for you! But the healthfulness of your olive oil really depends in part on how you use it. If you’re using it to quickly sauté or fry food over the stove, you’re using this healthy cooking oil all wrong. Oils of all kinds have... Read More

PBfit Helps Keep Those Healthy Diet Resolutions

It’s National Peanut Butter Day and celebrate with the USA by whipping up a quick, convenient AND vegan smoothie made with PBfit! According to Statista, 45% of Americans had getting in shape/losing weight on their list in 2018.  Although we... Read More

Give The Classic PB&J a Healthy Makeover-PBFit.

Do you know what the ultimate comfort food is— it’s Peanut Butter & Jelly!  What is it about this classic combination that feeds the body and soul? This nostalgic slice of Americana just never goes out of style. The average child will... Read More

Lifestyle Do’s and Don’ts When You Have Diarrhea

Along with knowing what to eat and drink when you’re dealing with gastrointestinal woes, it’s also important to be mindful of other everyday habits to help you deal with diarrhea. Do wash your hands. Since diarrhea can sometimes be transmitted... Read More

What to Do About Nutrition When You Have Diarrhea

Do stick with bland foods. One tried and true diet for diarrhea is the BRAT diet: bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast. Low in fiber, bland and starchy, these foods can help replace lost nutrients and firm your stools. According to the National... Read More

WELT Smart Belt for a Healthier Life

Dr. Sean Kang saw evidence of obesity, poor posture, inactivity, and overeating. He wanted to develop a wearable technology that could help, but he was unsatisfied with wrist-worn solutions. Kang worked several years (2014-2016) as a creative leader... Read More

Six ABS Exercises That Will Kill Your Belly Fat

Belly fat is not just aesthetically bad for you, but also can be harmful for your health. If belly fat is not controlled, over a period of time, you can develop heart borne diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure. To get rid your pooch, all it takes... Read More

Cutting back on added sugar

Not so sweet after all—added sugars can harm your health. Too much added sugar in your diet can lead to obesity, but it’s also linked to an increased risk for chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It’s important to... Read More

Top 10 Migraine Triggers

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes migraines. One theory suggests migraines may be caused by imbalances in brain chemicals like serotonin, which helps regulate pain in your nervous system. Another belief is that migraines may be due... Read More

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