February Monthly Articles

February 4, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Can you believe it’s February already? If you’re still trying to find time to start your healthy New Year’s resolution, start right now! Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:

Fountain Of Youth? Think “Back To Basics”While many continue to hope for a “magic pill” to prolong youth and sustain health indefinitely, encouraging research demonstrates the power of a back- to-basics, integrative approach—a plant-based diet, exercise, stress management and social support.
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Can Exercise Evoke Healthier Food Choices?Exercise is clearly part of a healthy fitness equation, but it also seems to play a role in steering us toward making healthier food choices, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
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Gender-Based Weight Loss Programs Best For Men? Sports fans enjoy watching their favorite teams go head-to-head in physical competition. But many male spectators are reluctant to take their own measures to get fit. Researchers suggest that a more male-friendly approach could increase participation.
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IDEA Fitnographic: The Cost Of DiabetesAccording to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 millionchildren and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population— have diabetes.
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Recipe For Health: Raw BrowniesValentine’s Day is often filled with decadent sweets and overall indulgence. With so many temptations around us, it can be easy to overindulge in the wrong kinds of foods and then feel bad about it. But this day of love wouldn’t seem complete without some chocolate!
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