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It didn’t take long for Debra Tacad, a registered dietitian and coordinator/instructor for the UNLV Nutrition Center, to list foods that people think are healthy, but aren’t necessarily so.“Juices and smoothies,” Tacad said. “Everyone thinks, ‘They’re full of fruit, so they must be healthy.’ So they have a triple cheeseburger for lunch, thinking, ‘I’ll have a smoothie later.’ That’s not how it works.”

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:19 AM

Who doesn’t love lunges?They are spot on for great hams and glutes, and perfect for any lower-body workout. And besides, they are fun!

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 9:57 AM

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of research on relatively brief exercise protocols known as high-intensity interval training. Interval training is a universally accepted alternative to what is typically referred to as steady-state...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 11:37 AM

Whether you’re wheezing, snorting or snuffling while sawing logs, your snoring is not only upsetting to your family, it could be a sign of ill health. And it’s probably getting worse with age.

Updated Jul 21, 2015 at 10:56 AM

On a time crunch? Maybe you overslept and missed the gym. Or you simply want to catch up on your favorite talk show.No need to skip your fitness altogether. Keep it simple and make the best of what time you have.

Updated Jul 21, 2015 at 9:41 AM

When the weather turns hot and humid, there are certain precautions that you should take to avoid exercise-related heat illness, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke (which is often fatal).

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 12:28 PM

So you‘re traveling for two this summer, even if your traveling companion doesn’t yet qualify for a reduced-fare children’s ticket.

Updated Jul 16, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Breastfeeding is on the rise in the U.S. And it isn’t surprising: After all, studies show that there are significant nutritional benefits to breastfeeding your children, from lowering a baby’s chance of getting an ear...

Updated Jul 14, 2015 at 10:13 AM

During the past month, two landmark studies have been published regarding the beneficial effects of exercise on important health factors, including obesity and longevity.

Updated Jul 14, 2015 at 9:41 AM

We are in the heart of the summer, and the mercury is high.The less clothing covering us, the more bearable the heat. And of course this means more skin showing.

Updated Jul 6, 2015 at 3:35 PM

Summer vacation season is in full swing, and you’re excited about spending a few days in an exotic, far-off locale.Are there any health precautions you can take that would help make your vacation memorable for all the right reasons?

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