How You Can Walk Off Belly Fat

belly fat

BY MARC LINDSAY Source* Walking might not be the most strenuous form of exercise, but it is an effective way to get in shape and burn fat. While you can’t spot-reduce fat, walking can help reduce overall fat (including belly fat), which, despite being one of the most dangerous types of fat, is also one of the easiest to lose. The key, though, is staying consistent and walking …

Traveling Internationally this Summer?

Family Healtchare of Fairfax: traveling consultant

Stay Healthy…Schedule a Travel Consult with Your Physician Before You Leave Peak travel season is approaching, and Americans are traveling outside the US more than ever before.  Regardless of the destination, it’s important to be aware that you may be exposed to various organisms that can cause serious illness.  We’re here to keep you well wherever you go, so please …

An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US

What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations? Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory evidence of immunity or laboratory confirmation of disease, or birthdate before 1957. High-risk people, including healthcare …

4 Signs You’re Eating Too Little When Trying to Lose Weight

While it may seem counter-intuitive, cutting too many calories from your diet when trying to lose weight can backfire, causing a slowdown in metabolism which actually makes it harder to lose weight. How to know when you’ve cut back too much? Click here to learn the telltale signals.          

Health Studies: Expert Insight

Understanding Health Studies

Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of cancer or heart disease only to be walked back the next month in another study. The reasons can be diverse, including a…

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