Fitness & Nutrition

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Did you know that adequate physical activity can decrease the risk of chronic disease and life expectancy?  Care Alliance is partnering with Buckeye Health Plan to bring light to the importance of health-maintenance and physical activity at their 2018 Wellness Walk on Saturday, April 28th.  Registration begins at 8am. Join Care Alliance for a 2 […]

Join American Heart Association’s 8th Annual Power Of Laughter Health Workshop & Comedy Luncheon with comedienne and actress, Kim Coles at the Embassy Suites – Independence 5800 Rockside Wood Blvd on Saturday May 19th from 11am – 2pm. Come learn and laugh while using comedy to share the message of stroke prevention, stroke risk factors […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A study shows that children are less likely to eat their fruits and vegetables if parents tell them about the health benefits. A Cleveland Clinic dietician, who did not participate in the study, shared her thoughts on the findings. “So, it’s an interesting take for parents to try these days. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A St. Ignatius High School sophomore is playing a key role during Brain Injury Awareness Month and advocating for helmet safety. Nick Ventura’s passionate involvement in brain injury advocacy is born out of his first-hand experience. While in 7th grade, the teen suffered a traumatic brain injury while on a snowboarding trip […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – MedWorks is having a free medical clinic on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 8:00am until 3:00pm at Neighborhood Family Practice located at 3569 Ridge Road. Walk-in patients will be accepted on clinic day. MedWorks is also partnering with United Way 2-1-1 on Wednesday, February 19 to schedule medical appointments. Phone […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – On Saturday, November 9, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson will welcome all Cleveland residents to Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland at the Public Auditorium for a day of free health care screenings and a chance to learn about the benefits and requirements of enrolling […]

Dwyane Wade is “driven” to get into the app business. The Miami Heat guard released a fitness app called “Dwyane Wade Driven” while his team was simultaneously celebrating its third NBA championship with a parade and rally. The app offers customized training programs and videos for basketball players and other athletes. “It shows people ways […]

Dr. Oz is wrapping up his ultimate detox cleanse week, with a variety of ways to overhaul your body. The cardiothoracic surgeon turned talk show host is revealing the secret to jumpstarting weight loss in time for summer. Dr. Oz says he understands the struggle many northeast Ohioans have this time of year, trying to […]

  yahoo.com   Eating your veggies may be beneficial if you’re prone to hard partying. South Korean scientists have discovered an unlikely weapon in the fight against hangovers:asparagus. We’ve all heard about the power of natural foods boosting your health—for example, carrots can help you kick a smoking habit—but who knew chowing down on asparagus could be just […]

We’ve long known that restaurant meals aren’t a paragon of healthy portion sizes — but a new study shows they may be even worse than we think. A whopping 96 percent of America’s chain restaurant entrees fell outside the range of the USDA’s recommendations for fat, saturated fat and sodium per meal, according to a […]