Why Should I Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

Some people swear by taking a daily fish oil supplement, while others make a face at the mere suggestion. If…

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6 Good Reasons to Get More Fiber

Sure, sure. You love whole grains and you eat lots of fruits and veggies—but did you know most Americans still…

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Let’s Talk Fiber—Starting with the Basics

Dietary fiber is essential to a healthy diet, but it’s more than just good digestion that fiber plays a role…

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Omega-3: What is it and How Much Do I Need?

Whether or not you like fish, you have probably heard about Omega-3 and its benefits. Omega-3 is a sub-group of…

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Kids Gain a Lot from Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Every Day

A new study points to the benefit of encouraging kids to add just 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise to their…

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Another Reason to Love Your Gut Bacteria: Healthy Arteries

Many studies have revealed a connection between good health and a well-balanced gut. Now, researchers at the University of Colorado…

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Are Babies Consuming Added Sugar in Breast Milk?

Breast milk is often called the “original superfood” because of the abundance of nutrients and natural antibodies passed from mother…

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Ladies, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sit All Day

Among several recent studies spotlighting the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle is one published by researchers from the University…

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Study: Short Bursts of Stair Climbing Good for the Heart

Do you have ten minutes to do something good for your heart this month? Researchers at McMaster University in Canada…

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Does Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer?

More than half of all adults in the United States drink coffee every day. Now, a new study shows the…

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Quick Tip for American Heart Month: Be Mindful of What You Eat

Do you sometimes skip breakfast? Or grab a not-so-healthy lunch on the go? New advice from the American Heart Association…

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Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active

If one of your health goals is to be more active, here two recent studies that may help give you…

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Scientists Find More Evidence that Omega-3 Supports Heart Health

As with previous studies linking Omega-3 fatty acids with optimal health, a new analysis published in the journal Mayo Clinic…

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Why Is Strength Training So Important for Women?

Aerobic exercise may get the blood pumping, but it turns out strength training may be just as important when it…

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Diabetes Tops Health Care Spending in the United States

Despite spending more than 3 trillion dollars each year on health care expenses, statistics tell us Americans are in poorer…

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