Latest by Sara Suchy

Things Women Should Know About Strength Training

Of all the misconceptions about women’s strength training, this is probably the most pervasive. If you start a weight-training program and you are a woman, you will not become the female version of The Hulk, unless you have significant help from ster...

10 Healthy Spring Foods

After a long winter of mostly root vegetables, spring is the time to break out some fresh flavors.

Your Brain on Sex

The birds and the bees…and your brain.

6 Things You Think You Know About Weight Loss (But Don’t)

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has identified six common assumptions about obesity and weight loss that could be true, but still haven’t been proven by scientific research.

Top Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

New research from the New England Journal of Medicine gives some hard and fast rules about obesity and weight loss.

10 Small Ways to Burn Calories

How can you find time to fit in more activity into your already busy life? How are some suggestions for adding workouts into your everyday life.

7 Myths About Obesity

With an epidemic as widespread as obesity, there is bound to be a misconception or two on how to treat it. The New England Journal of Medicine published a list of seven common beliefs about obesity that are not supported by sound scientific evidence.

9 Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

Food marketing can be very persuasive. But not every food that is labeled to suggest it’s healthy–whatever healthy means at the moment – is actually going to nourish your body the way you expect it to.

Probiotics: Just another health trend?

(flickr, Nathan Reading) Probiotics has been a buzzword in the health market just long enough that consumers recognize the name but don’t quite understand what they are or what they do. Allow us to shed some light on the subject. Nobel laureate Elie ...

Review: Van's Foods cereals and other snacks

For health writers, a typical day can find us writing about things like Botox injections to the stomach or even about space travel possibly causing Alzheimer’s disease . But every once in a while we get a chance to review new foods on the market. Las...