Lots of Americans view a desk job as a sign of career achievement. After years of, say, waiting tables or nailing roof tiles or being the cop on the beat, the ability to sit in a cool office all day while you work is viewed as finally making it.
The problem is that sitting behind a desk all day isn't... Read More »
Fans of red wine have yet one more reason to keep popping those corks. Resveratrol, the much-publicized ingredient in red wine that seemingly helps improve health, may prevent negative effects that accompanies sedentary lifestyles, a new study shows.
Experiments with rats that simulated the weightlessness... Read More »
The Lemonade Stand
In 1994, David Kliff learned he had diabetes. Unlike the millions of others who get this glum diagnosis he looked for and found ways to help himself and others, and to make money along the way.
The Chicagoan started two businesses that center on diabetes. One, DiabeticInvestor.com, provides... Read More »
Apparently President Obama is at risk of being overweight. An article on CNN, which reports Obama was told to lower his "bad" cholesterol (LDL), says his body mass index (BMI) is 23.7. If he gets to 25.0 then he's considered overweight.
According to this Department of Health and Human Services BMI is a "reliable... Read More »
Massage therapists have a look about them. They're usually young, cute, in good shape -- and often blonde.
Meghan Green is no different. The 29-year-old massage therapist eats a gluten-free diet and swims every weekday morning at 6 a.m. She's consistent and confident. So confident, in fact, that she started... Read More »