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Being in Nature Soothes the Brain

Writer—and city dweller—Florence Williams recently agreed to a unique experiment: she headed into the wilderness with cognitive psychologist Dr. David…

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CDC Says Obesity Still on the Rise, Women Slightly Worse Off

For a short time, experts thought the U.S. obesity problem may have been stabilizing—and possibly heading toward a decline—but a…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

According to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder, being physically active in our early years may benefit…

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Common Pesticide as Harmful as Secondhand Smoke to Kids

Despite years of studies linking a class of pesticides called organophosphates to significant health problems in humans, the chemicals are…

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Can Probiotics in Early Infancy Help Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Yes, say researchers at the University of South Florida in Tampa. In a recent study involving roughly 7,500 children in…

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Obesity Putting Kids as Young as 8 at Risk of Heart Disease

The results of a two-year study involving obese youth spotlight America’s growing weight problem. According to lead author Linyuan Jing…

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Taking Antibiotics Can Change Your Gut Bacteria for Months

Antibiotics are beneficial in many cases, but taking them for every little cough and sniffle may be leading us down…

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Lack of Gut Diversity in Infants Linked to Asthma Risk

With all the advances our modern world has provided, it seems we may be losing something in return. A new…

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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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Back to School Focus: Providing Free Fruit & Veggies Helps Reduce Childhood Obesity

More than a third of U.S. children and teens are overweight or obese, a reality that places a heavy burden…

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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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Fruit & Veggies—More Matters Month (Plus Recipes!)

Are you getting enough fruit and vegetables in your daily diet? How about the rest of your family? September is…

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Study: Healthy Eating Habits Begin Early

Childhood obesity rates in the United States are still rising, and right now nearly a third of American children and…

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Early Life Stress Affects Gut Microbes, May Lead to Anxiety & Depression

As scientists continue to explore the link between gut bacteria and mental health, Canadian researchers recently discovered that stress in…

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Same Great Products. All New Look!

Notice anything different about Renew Life lately? When you stopped by our website recently you probably spotted our eye-catching new…

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