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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Are Probiotics the New Stress Ball?

Life can get hectic—which means everyday stress is something most of us can relate to. But here’s something you may…

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Being Human Takes Guts

We’re about to drop some serious knowledge on you… at least 70% of your body’s immune system is located right…

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If You’re Happy and You Know It… Thank Your Gut

Did you know more than 95% of your body’s serotonin is made in your gut? Serotonin is that nifty little…

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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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