Seniors: These Activities Help Keep Your Brain Sharp

With age comes a natural decline in brain function known as mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, but Mayo Clinic researchers…

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World Health Day 2017: Focus on Mental Health

On April 7 we celebrate World Health Day. Each year the World Health Organization—founded on this day in 1948—chooses a…

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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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This Simple Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health

We know from previous studies that spending time in nature benefits our mental health by giving our brains a chance…

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Study Explores How Exercise Benefits the Brain

Canadian researchers are looking into ways to preserve brain health as we age, but it may surprise you to hear…

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Prebiotics May Help Us Recover from Stressful Events

Stressful events happen, and when they do our bodies must find a way to cope with them and maintain our…

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Exploring the Link between Gut Bacteria and Human Health

More than 100 trillion naturally occurring bacteria live in the human digestive tract, and scientists have only just begun to…

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Two New Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active

Two New Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active If you resolved to be more active in 2017, here are…

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Do this for 5 Minutes Every Hour and You’ll Feel Better

Americans sit a lot, and we know from previous studies that prolonged sitting can have a negative effect on our…

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Study: Leafy Greens Promote Brain Health in Seniors

Throughout life our brains continuously acquire new information and store it away for later use—things like how to tie our…

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Do Optimists Live Longer?

Scientists at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health believe they have proof the answer is yes—at least…

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New Study Links Probiotics with Reduced Stress

Everyday stress can take a toll on our health, which is why many experts recommend stress-relieving activities such as yoga,…

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Study Spotlights a Decline in Dementia Rates among U.S. Seniors

The term dementia describes a range of symptoms linked to a decline in healthy brain function, including memory loss. Now,…

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High-Fat Diet Puts Kids at Risk for Poor Brain Health

Teaching children early about healthy eating habits may be an important step toward preserving their mental health and brain function…

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5 Quick Tips for Everyday Health

Vibrant health is something we all strive for—and there are little things we can do every day to help us…

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