How do you know if you or someone you love is in danger of having an eating disorder? Dr. Oz explains the symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified). From YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens: A Guide to a Healthy Body and Happy Life, by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.
By Kristin Sidorov
As if we needed another reason to cut back on calories, a new study has found an alarming link between high-calorie diets and memory function. In those ages 70 and older, consuming between 2,100 and 6,000 calories a day could double the risk of mild cognitive impairment.
When trying to lose weight, you might be focused on fitting into that sexy black number hanging in your closet. But there are wonderful things happening inside your body that won’t be reflected on the scale, such as decreasing blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol. Learn more from Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.
It’s not just about calcium. Learn what supplements to take in addition to calcium—ones that can help slow the rate of bone loss, increase bone density, and prevent osteoporosis. From What the Drug Companies Won’t Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn’t Know: The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life—and the Prescriptions That Could Harm You by Michael T. Murray, N.D.
You’re eating right and changing your diet—great work! But before you microwave those peas or stir-fry that veggie medley, be sure you know the best way to help your healthy produce retain its nutrient value. From Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.
E! News host Giuliana Rancic recently shocked her fans with news that she has breast cancer. As she recuperates from surgery with plans to get back to work next week, we wish her the best. And we’d like to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special segment on how a cancer diagnosis can take its toll on not just your health, but your bank account, too. These questions will help you determine if and for how long you should take a leave of absence.
By Kristin Sidorov
It’s the dog days of summer, and even at 8AM the air is already humid and heavy. You try to enjoy your morning run and path to better health, but the sweltering sun makes it impossible. Your muscles feel like lead and you can’t seem to catch your breath. You struggle to go harder and faster, thinking you’re falling out of shape. You just need to push through it. Right?
Ah, #$@! it. We all know cursing is a social landmine, but sometimes—when you bang your elbow, are having a bad day, or maybe even had a teensy bit too much to drink—you unleash a blue streak that could cause the heavens to weep. But is it as good for your health as say, a long, mind-clearing run, meditating with the Dalai Lama or brain-calming exercises?
Decorative contact lenses are quickly becoming a familiar beauty trend, worn regularly by fashion icons like Lady Gaga and Rihanna. At first glance, they seem harmless enough, because corrective contact lenses are medically safe and worn by millions. But look again and you’ll see very real dangers lurking beneath their tinted surface.
Although it’s a widespread medical condition, psoriasis seems to have flown under the radar of buzzed-about medical conditions–until recently, when reality TV star Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with the autoimmune skin disease.
Nixing the nicotine habit can feel like a daunting, uphill battle, but don’t let fear of failure stop you (after all, this is one situation where quitting is good). There are more resources than ever for smokers who want to free themselves from addiction forever.
Trying to get pregnant can open you up to a world of undue stress, anxiety, and heartache. Without the proper information, it’s all too easy look for answers in the wrong places and begin believing any number of unfounded reasons for your struggle with fertility.
Scary, challenging, and seemingly more commonplace than ever, food allergies pose serious health and safety risks for millions of American children. And while we’ve gotten used to seeing “peanut-free zones,” a recent study suggests that it might be time to take a closer look at allergy severity and what it means.