Walking: No Longer the Exercise Underdog

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness In these days of extreme body makeovers popularized by workouts like CrossFit, P90X, and Insanity, walking seems almost quaint. While it may not have the flash, buzz, or tren...

Childhood Obesity and Depression

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness Childhood isn't for the faint of heart. Kids can be a tough crowd, honing in on the vulnerabilities of their peers with the precision of bat sonar. So it’s hardly a surprise ...

Nicotine: Puffing the Years Away

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that cigarettes cause a smoker’s life to literally go up in smoke. On average, smoking shortens life expectancy by more than a decade. According to...

Foods to Fight Breast Cancer

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness In the war against breast cancer, women have some important ammunition literally at their fingertips: their diet. It’s been well-established that a diet generous in fruit,...
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Top Nutrients for Eye Health

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness When it comes to your eyesight, vegetables are the fountain of youth. Eating a diet with plenty of colorful veggies can help delay or prevent a variety of eye diseases and co...
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Weight and Longevity

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness For years studies have indicated a direct link between weight and longevity. New longevity studies say: think again. While obesity is never good, a few extra pounds appear to...
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Brain Training to Live Longer

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness It’s been long known that a regular exercise regimen, such as aerobic and weight training, keeps our bodies fit and can add years to our lives. Now a number of studies sugges...