Metabolism

- Stress Relief -

Pick Yourself Up

The weight of daily responsibilities and the burdens of chronic stress have produced an epidemic of adrenal fatigue. Find out if this energy-zapping condition is dragging you down, and how to treat it naturally.

- Nutrition -

Sugar Shock

The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn’t just making us fat - it’s triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and even increasing our risks of cancer.

- Nutrition -

Tangled Up in Food

Our relationship with food is complicated — and often a little confounding. Here are five problem-eating patterns that may be standing in the way of your health and happiness — and how to unsnarl them for good.

- Sleep -

Sleep It Off

New research shows that sleep significantly influences metabolism, appetite, and weight management. Could getting more shuteye help you ward off excess pounds?

- Recovery -

Give It a Rest

You’re willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. You know how to tough it out, even when you’re tired. But do you know when to back off — and why? Here’s what all fitness buffs need to know about giving their bodies a break.

- Sleep -

Light Rhythms

How and when we are exposed to light can affect our bodies in some surprising (and not always beneficial) ways. Here’s what you need to know about your body’s built-in responses to cycles of light and dark — and how you can make the most of them for better health.