Nutrition & Fitness

Nutrition and Fitness are essential to a healthy life. But what does nutrition and fitness mean? Nutrition refers to your diet and what foods and drinks you intake to fuel your body. Fitness refers to regular exercise and your ability to do certain tasks. Disease and lack of fitness are closely related. Nutrition also plays a critical role in your body's ability to defend itself against illness and disease.

When it comes to Nutrition and Fitness, it is critical to find information based in fact. This area is a hotly debated topic with many individuals claiming absolute knowledge despite no proof. At US Health Today, we hand-select trends and tips with pristine scientific foundation so you know that every story is trustworthy.

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from itThe larger a man, the greater his risk of getting and...

Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss

Put an end to guesstimating calories with simple toolsPortion control is a must when you want to lose weight. "Guesstimating" the size of a chicken...

Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study

First-line treatment for severe allergic reaction is often neglectedEpiPens are the go-to solution when a child has a severe allergic reaction. But many kids...

Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-oldsCould a pregnant woman's craving for...

Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe

Risk for foodborne illness rises along with the temperatureBackyard barbecues are a seasonal staple, but summer heat makes it extra important to keep food...

Shield Yourself From ‘Swimmer’s Ear’

Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to doIt's high season for...

Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry

Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cutEver wonder why your eyes fill with tears when you chop an onion? One eye...

7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day

Small adjustments can add up to diet successDid you know that eating an extra 50 calories a day can sneak on about five pounds...

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies’ Infections

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggestProbiotic supplements may not protect babies from catching colds or stomach bugs in...

Don’t Let Summer Strain Your Back

All that yard work and traveling can lead to injury, so spine experts offer safety tipsSummer is the time when everyone dives into yard...
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