Why Diets Fail

Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets May Each Help the Heart The famine reaction is a whole-of-body response to not getting enough food with three main symptoms. Hunger when you start a weight-loss program, you might not feel very hungry at all. But once you lose a certain amount of weight, you can eat your whole day’s diet…

Social Contact, Regular Exercise Key To Living Longer

Physical activity, however, helps improve its overall functioning and, in particular, increases the volume of the hippocampus by 2 percent, which reverses cerebral aging by one to two years and boosts mental capacities. “For one, this research has demonstrated the brain remains highly modifiable late in adulthood,” Erickson said. “Even though the brain shrinks and…