Bottom Line Health

Catering to readers seeking insights on adopting healthier habits for their physical and mental well-being, this section offers practical advice on exercise, fitness, heart health, nutrition, and other facets of personal wellness. From tips on movement and diet to in-depth discussions about cardiovascular health and the mind-body connection, the goal is to provide a well-rounded perspective on taking an informed, holistic approach to one's health.

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How a Pedometer can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals
Exercise & Fitness

How a Pedometer can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | June 19, 2024

Pedometers are simple electronic devices that detect vertical movement at the hip and estimate the distance walked.

The Best Diet for Varicose Veins
Women's Health

The Best Diet for Varicose Veins

James A. Duke, PhD | June 17, 2024

Varicose veins are a condition that most people find unsightly. A diet for varicose veins can help to relieve some of the symptoms and pain though.

How to Start Exercising
Exercise & Fitness

How to Start Exercising

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | June 16, 2024

Exercising is one of the best things you can do for your health. It is a free and incredibly effective…

What are Nutrient Dense Foods?
Food

What are Nutrient Dense Foods?

James A. Duke, PhD | June 14, 2024

Your life depends on nutrients. The seven major groups of nutrients are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and…

Why is Physical Activity Important?

Why is Physical Activity Important?

Bill Gottlieb | June 13, 2024

The best medicine is physical activity, and dedicated exercise is one of the best forms of preventative medicine known. It…

Foods that Lower Cholesterol
High Cholesterol

Foods that Lower Cholesterol

James A. Duke, PhD | June 12, 2024

Changing the foods that you ear can impact your cholesterol levels for better or worse. A diet high in red…

Big Breakthrough in Cancer Detection
Cancer

Big Breakthrough in Cancer Detection

Nima Nabavizadeh, MD | June 11, 2024

Every year, more than 600,000 Americans die from cancer. But here’s an equally disturbing statistic—seven out of 10 of those…

When the Doctor Says “Cancer”, What to Do Next
Cancer

When the Doctor Says “Cancer”, What to Do Next

 Kathy Giusti | June 11, 2024

When doctors say the word “cancer,” patients feel fear. Kathy Giusti certainly felt it when she learned that she had…

The Right Way to Check Your Blood Pressure
Heart

The Right Way to Check Your Blood Pressure

Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE | June 11, 2024

Using the wrong device to check your blood pressure at home could produce inaccurate readings that leave you over- or…

Beyond Probiotics and Fermented Foods… How to Improve Your Gut Health
Nutrition

Beyond Probiotics and Fermented Foods… How to Improve Your Gut Health

Megan Rossi, PhD | June 11, 2024

Gut health has become a hot topic in recent years. Probiotic supplements and gut-friendly fermented foods are finding new fans…

Your Vitamin/Supplement Checklist
Nutrition

Your Vitamin/Supplement Checklist

Michael F. Roizen, MD | June 11, 2024

Most American adults don’t follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which means they’re not getting all of the vitamins and…

For a Nutritional Boost, Add These Seeds to Your Diet
Nutrition

For a Nutritional Boost, Add These Seeds to Your Diet

Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, CDN | June 11, 2024

Seeds can add a powerful nutritional punch to your diet. Both the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the American Heart…

Endless Grief
Mental Health

Endless Grief

Mary-Frances O'Connor, PhD | June 11, 2024

Grieving after the loss of a loved one doesn’t necessarily follow a set timetable. But even so, you may feel…

You Are More Than Your Disease
Diseases & Conditions

You Are More Than Your Disease

Annie Brewster, MD | June 11, 2024

If you have been living with a serious disease, your life often revolves around your illness. While that is a…

Taking an Anti-Obesity Med?Don’t Forget to Eat Enough
Nutrition

Taking an Anti-Obesity Med?Don’t Forget to Eat Enough

Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA | June 11, 2024

GLP-1 receptor agonists can slash your appetite so dramatically that you could go all day without the drive to eat…