Exercise Can Help Control Stress

Exercise Can Help Control Stress

People who exercise regularly will tell you they feel better. Some will say it’s because chemicals called neurotransmitters, which are produced in the brain, are stimulated during exercise. Since it’s believed that neurotransmitters mediate people’s moods and...
Successful Weight Control

Successful Weight Control

Eating less, or cutting back on fat in your diet, won’t keep the weight off. What you really need to do is strike a good balance between the number of calories you consume and the number you burn. And the only way to do that is to exercise. Don’t groan! By exercising,...
Take Control of Your Portion Sizes

Take Control of Your Portion Sizes

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, is the healthsite senior consultant for healthcare solutions, a practicing pediatrician and registered dietitian. Recognized as a Certified Obesity Specialist, Natalie has written for more than 50 publications and, in 2012, published...