Fat

Strength Training

America had a healthier population before we got vehicles, machines, smartphones, and precooked foods. Pictures in the old books and magazines show that we had muscle definition and leaner bodies. Did they have gyms with strength training and weights? I don’t think so. They were eating cleaner diets, doing more

Active weight management

Words matter, says Angela Alberga, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Health, Kinesiology and Physiology ,  whether they come from friends, family, a schoolmate, a respected peer or the federal government. Words can be either helpful or harmful to the person towards whom they are directed. She critiques a Canadian Senate

cholesterol | Longevity LIVE

The term cholesterol is regularly seen as a villain due to its association with cardiovascular issues such as heart disease and stroke. Thus we are regularly encouraged to keep our cholesterol levels low. However, this only refers to the bad kind as having adequate levels of good cholesterol can improve our

Obesity

Doctors must adopt new treatments that look beyond diet, exercise and surgery if they hope to stem the Middle East’s rising obesity epidemic, a leading Cleveland Clinic surgeon said today during the Arab Health Congress 2018 in Dubai. Dr. Matthew Kroh M.D., who is Chief of the Digestive Disease Institute

skin health | Longevity LIVE

You’ll be happy to know that every one of us has got a certain amount of brown fat otherwise seen as “good fat” within our bodies. Brown fat, has a strong ability to burn energy and produce heat, unlike normal white fat, which remains stagnant and stores calories. Until 2009,

weight measurement | Longevity Live

We’ve all had our BMI worked out by a medical professional at some point or another. And although it can provide a general indication whether ones weight to height ratio is healthy or not, it’s far from being an accurate weight measurement tool for everyone.  Now a new App has been

fasting

Fasting is the practice of abstaining or reducing consumption of food, drink or both, for a specific period of time. Everyone fasts for at least some part of the day.  Generally the eight or so hours one spends sleeping every night.  Physiologically, fasting can refer to a person’s metabolic status

stem cells | Longevity LIVE

A research team from the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania could be onto the next potential anti-aging breakthrough. A study they did, proved that stem cells extracted from human fat cells could be effective in future anti-aging treatments.  In time, our body’s cells start to lose their regenerative capacity. This largely contributes