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Metabolism

Blood Pressure, Physical Activity And Nutrition
Introductory article - Exercise - December 08, 2017
Hypertension, or above normal blood pressure, can remain undetected, but increases the risk for stroke. Learn about risk factors for hypertension and how physical activity and nutrition can reduce those risks and improve your health.
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Your Nervous System, Nutrition, And Physical Activity
Indepth article - Know Yourself - December 01, 2017
Your nervous system, your primary internal communication system, senses and interprets changes in external and internal body conditions and relays appropriate instructions to organs and tissues in response. How does it work?
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Your Gut Microbiome, Your Immune System, And Your Health
Study - Eat Well - October 27, 2017
Gut biome, microflora, or microbiota, the tiny living organisms that inhabit your gastrointestinal tract impact your health in many ways particularly as a key player in your immune system and in reducing your risk of disease. How?
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Vitamin B1: Thiamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 21, 2017
Vitamin B1, or thiamin(e), is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health. Inadequate thiamin intake can cause adverse health effects. Why is thiamin essential and how much do you need each day?
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Yoyo Dieting: Are You Putting Your Health At Risk?
Study - Get Healthy - June 16, 2017
Are you caught in the yoyo dieting trap? Have you successfully lost weight only to regain several months later? While reducing your weight may bring health benefits yoyo dieting may be anything but healthy.
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