Do you know your body's enemies?
If weight gain is one of them, then it's useful to know exactly how it can get the better of you.
Here's how: Our meal portions are too typically loaded with insulin-spiking processed carbohydrates. And we're conditioned to eat far too many of...
High-power lithium-ion HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) batteries. (Photo: Argonne National Laboratory via Getty Images)
Green renewable energy has finally come of age.
Thanks to the United Nations' recent Paris Agreement, its speedy integration is being mandated by governments throughout the industrialized world....
At 52 years of age, I have around five per cent body fat. And I haven't done a lick of cardiovascular exercise since I gave up playing soccer in my late 20s due to a knee injury.
Seriously, the only exercise I do is...
No way! There's an app for that?
Much to everyone's surprise, there is now. And it's free, easy-to-use and convenient.
But this app isn't a new kind of Pokemon GO game for the kids.
It's for adults, and only the ones who qualify as medical marijuana patients in...
Want to keep your skin healthy-looking and youthful?
Would some practical and penny-wise advice appeal to you?
And no, I'm not just talking to the ladies. This is for you guys, too.
First, you don't have to buy expensive facial creams -- nearly all of which are ridiculously...
In moderation, red meat is a healthy food, right?
That's what we've always been told, haven't we?
Well, what if the truth is both "yes" and "no?"
That's because most meat isn't what it used to be. What's typically sold in supermarkets isn't what our ancestors ate. And it...
Summer's not over yet. And if you like outdoor exercise, you'll know how important it is to stay hydrated.
But are the fashionable fluids you're drinking actually sabotaging all your hard work?
For all-too-many of us, the answer is "yes".
So what should you drink?
Without a doubt, well-defined abdominal muscles are the Holy Grail of a lean, athletic, sculpted body.
In an age in which so many of us are out of shape and over-tired, abs have become the ultimate symbol of virility and vitality.
They're also considered seriously sexy. So much so...
It sounds like a script for a scary blockbuster Hollywood movie.
But it's fast becoming a chilling reality.
Imagine a not-too-distant future where the survival of mankind hangs in the balance because modern medicine's frontline defenders -- antibiotics -- are being outsmarted by deadly microscopic enemies.
Are you setting yourself up for brittle bones (i.e. premature ageing) without even realizing it?
Well, you are if you consume lots of sugar and salt, which tend to interfere with your body's absorption of calcium. And carbonated soft drinks can be even worse because they're loaded with a corrosive,...
The following ten thinning tips will go a long way towards giving you a lean, healthy physique. And they're surprisingly easy to follow. Try some of them (or all of them) and see for yourself.
1) Skip Breakfast!
Unless you're really hungry after awakening,...
It's a remarkable transformation. Even a shocking one.
Especially considering the unlikely remedy.
Six-year-old Tyler used to be tormented by hundreds of painful seizures a day. Which would leave him absolutely exhausted at bedtime.
Even so, his doting mother would still have to pin him down to...
If you want to stay healthy by eating right, there's a catch: It's getting more and more expensive.
For fruits and vegetables alone, price increases of 10 to 15 per cent per annum have become the new norm.
In which case, here's society's crucial challenge: Can...
Summer is here! And those of us who are looking forward to the beach, here's some good news: Stress reduction is by far the best sweat-free way to shed any unwanted pounds.
Exactly will stress reduction benefit your physique? By learning to relax more often and more effectively, your...
How much do you value your nutritional health? A little ... or a lot?
What if it was taken away from you? How much would you care then?
In other words, should your right to dine on inexpensive, store-bought wild salmon be worth defending?
I'm talking about a...
The global economic recovery is stumbling badly. We all know that.
Even in the U.S., weakening corporate earnings are deflating stock prices. We can all see that, too.
What's not so obvious to most stock market investors is what to do next. How can they leverage a bad...
It's an unexpected shot in the arm for Alberta's struggling economy. And it's about as unlikely as it gets.
Did you know that your misfiring mind is probably harming you and your loved ones?
Let me explain: When you're stressed, you could be experiencing agitation, impatience, an increase in annoyance, pessimism, depression, and self-doubt.
Some of this negativity can even act itself out on a...
Something wicked this way comes!
So say many leading stock market forecasters, who worry that a bubbling witches' cauldron of global economic woes is in danger of boiling over.
Consequently, the threat of a renewed global recession looms large, they warn.
This is why investors have been...
If you're trying to shed a few unwanted pounds in time for summer, you may be sabotaging yourself without realizing it.
Scientists have now discovered that a shortage of sleep can make you gain weight, regardless of what you eat and how much you exercise.
They have found...