Of all the bones in the body, it’s the vertebrae that stack together to form the spine that are most prone to osteoporotic fractures.
Every time I feel the urge to take exercise, I have a good lie down until the feeling goes away. This attitude wouldn't have worked for Oscar Wilde - and won't for you either.
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Ageing often brings with it a reduction in muscle size and strength which can contribute to problems with mobility, balance and falls. Paying close attention to nutrition may help offset some of these changes.
If parents eat a healthy diet, their children are more likely to follow suit.
Scientists have long blamed the phosphorus in soft drinks, particularly colas, for causing a loss of calcium from our bones. Research suggests a simpler explanation - we're consuming fizzy drinks rather than dairy products.
A new "food pyramid" promoting individual and global health has been unveiled by researchers. The Healing Foods Pyramid even includes things that make us feel good ... in small doses.
Children are increasingly likely to be overweight. Children drink lots of soft drinks. Is there a connection? An influential US medical group believes so - and has called for schools to curb sales of the fizzy drinks.
Students are eating half their recommended daily intake of fat in lunches from their school canteens.
Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are likely to turn to high-fat junk foods to keep their engines running throughout the day.
Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.