Count calories

| September 15, 2011

If you’re counting calories, be wary of nutrition labels on restaurant menus. Researchers say that more than 20% of menu items averaged 100 calories more than what the restaurants claimed. To be safe, cut your ...

Yoga for back pain

| September 14, 2011

Chronic lower back pain caused by too many hours behind the wheel can be eased by practicing yoga. Researchers say this mind-body exercise can alleviate pain an improve mobility.

Socialize

| September 14, 2011

Make friends at work. Researchers say having emotional connections can increase longevity and, believe it or not, help you reach your deadlines on time.

Good choice, bad choice: Chipotle

| September 14, 2011

Yes, eating at Chipotle is relatively healthy, and the staff here at Truckers News praises the restaurant for using farm-raised and grass-fed beef, chicken and pork. However, choosing the wrong breading at the Mexican grill ...

Garlic

| September 12, 2011

Feeling sad? Add garlic to your next meal. Researchers say that enzymes in garlic help increase the release of serotonin, a neurochemical that makes you feel relaxed.

Good choice, bad choice: fast-food salads

| September 12, 2011

Fast-food salads Although ordering a salad at a fast-food joint commends healthy eating habits, make sure the greens you’re eating aren’t packed with as many calories and as much fat as a double Quarter Pounder with ...

Rock and roll

| September 11, 2011

To get more energy during exercise: rock out to your favorite tunes. A study in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology shows that your overall endurance improves by 15 percent when you exercise to ...

Row to lose weight

| September 10, 2011

Want to burn the most calories in the shortest amount of time? Spend 20 minutes on the rowing machine instead of 20 minutes on any other cardio machine. Rowing burns the most calories, works the ...

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