Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stretching can increase blood flow and reduce leg pain in people with peripheral artery disease, according to a small, new study.

Planning Your Diet Plan

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The first rule of diet success is to make changes you can stick with for the long term. And that means scheduling -- not skipping -- meals and snacks. This keeps you feeling satisfied and helps you say no to tempting high-fat foods.

Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The antioxidant resveratrol -- found in red wine, peanuts and berries -- might improve the health of blood vessels in people with type 2 diabetes, a small study suggests.

Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sugar-sweetened beverages have become more affordable worldwide, making the fight against obesity even more difficult, a new study suggests.

Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Running and walking are both popular ways to get a great cardio workout. But is a brisk walk really as good an exercise as a sweaty, heart-pounding run?

Is This Enzyme Making You Fat?

WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've found an enzyme in mice associated with obesity and a loss of exercise capacity in midlife, suggesting that the discovery could eventually lead to new weight-loss medications.

Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Knocking off some extra pounds might take a harmful load off your knees, researchers report.

Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- Moderate-to-vigorous exercise helps promote weight loss and could ward off health problems. But how do you know if you're exercising hard enough?

More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to get your kids up and moving: Just a slight increase in American children's physical activity could save tens of billions of dollars in medical costs and lost wages, new research suggests.

Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight?

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As much as you might hate the daily restrictions of a conventional diet, a new study shows that fasting one day and eating what you want the next may not be a better way to lose weight.