Food Allergies: Is More Fiber the Solution?

The number of people with food allergies keeps rising, and researchers in Australia believe it may be tied to a…

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Gluten-Free Diet May Put Your Health (and Your Children’s Health) at Risk

Despite a recent increase in the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease, scientists are puzzled as to why so…

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U.S. Childhood Obesity Rates Still Rising, What it Means for Our Future

Despite reports of improvement in some areas of the country, our childhood obesity problem as a whole has been steadily…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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Doctors Swab C-Section Babies with Bacteria from Mom

It is widely believed that newborns receive their first dose of bacteria from their mothers as they travel through the…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

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

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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 study involving roughly 7,500 children in the…

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Lack of Gut Diversity in Infants Linked to Asthma Risk

A study shows babies may be more susceptible to chronic respiratory issues as they grow older because of a lack…

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Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! Plus 3 Simple Tips

Created to encourage children and teenagers to become more engaged in all aspects of meal planning and preparation, Kids Take…

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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 Start Early

In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, scientists from the Queensland University of…

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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 have discovered that stress in…

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U.S. Kids & Teens Not Drinking Enough Water

At the same time children in the United States are drinking more sugary drinks than ever, they are also drinking…

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Study Links Gut Bacteria to Toddlers’ Behavior

What do those terrible twos have to do with gut bacteria? More than parents may think, say researchers from Ohio…

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Americans Get Over 60% of Calories from Highly Processed Foods

According to one study from the University of North Carolina, more than 60% of our total daily calories come from heavily…

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