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New Mobile App Explores Gut Bacteria By Analyzing Poop

Proof that there really is an app for everything, the California biotech company uBiome has developed a new mobile app…

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Unhealthy Fats Linked to Inflammation, Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers from the University of Vermont recently discovered another downside to eating too many unhealthy fats: inflammation. In short, they…

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7 Fast Facts about Fiber

We hear a lot these days about fiber—how it plays an important role in heart health, how it promotes good…

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Working and Volunteering Keeps Seniors Healthy

Healthy aging is something we all strive for, and more and more studies are finding that the lifestyle we choose…

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What Does a Healthy Gut Eat? Here’s the Answer

It turns out that a Mediterranean-style diet isn’t just good for your heart; it’s also good for your gut. How…

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BPA Exposure: Two New Studies Spotlight the Risks

Every day our bodies come into contact with hundreds of toxins—many of which are hazardous to human health—which is why…

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3 More Reasons to Ditch the Diet Soda

Regardless of whether or not you are trying to lose weight, experts believe drinking diet soda may do more harm…

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Study: Healthy Aging Begins with a Balanced Gut

Early in life—and quite possibly starting in the womb—each of us begins to develop a unique population of bacteria inside…

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Curb the Sugar Cravings! 5 Simple Tips

Ever get the feeling that sugar is controlling your brain? Studies show the more sugar we eat, the more our…

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New Study Spotlights Need for Diabetes Education

According to an eye-opening study published this month in The Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly half of all…

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Pistachios: All These Benefits in Just a Handful!

Searching for a smart snack idea you can feel good about? A recent report published in the British Journal of…

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Dine Out and Ditch the Guilt! 4 Simple Tips

Healthy eating is a way of life—one that offers countless benefits for your heart, your waistline, and even your friendly…

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Can Poop Transplants Help Wipe Out Superbugs?

Widespread antibiotic resistance is one of the major problems facing America today. It happens when our bodies become resistant to…

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Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! Plus 3 Simple Tips

Teaching your children about good nutrition is one thing, but giving them the opportunity to put what they’ve learned into…

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Color Your Diet for a Nutrient Boost!

Have you ever heard the expression “Eat a rainbow”? It refers to the wide range of colors we see in…

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