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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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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Taking Antibiotics Can Change Your Gut Bacteria for Months

Antibiotics are beneficial in many cases, but taking them too often may be leading us down a harmful path. In…

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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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Same Great Products, 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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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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Is Too Much Junk Food Destroying Our Good Bacteria?

Junk food is just what it sounds like: food with little or no nutritional value—mainly fast food and packaged snacks…

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When is the Best Time to Take Enzymes?

Even the healthiest eaters may experience occasional bloating or upset stomach after a meal, which is why many of us…

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