Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and even shorter lifespans. Now, researchers at the…

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Can Healthy Fats Help You Eat Better?

When it comes down to it, choosing the right foods is simpler than you may think. In fact, at the…

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Silence Isn’t Just Golden, It’s Good for You

True silence isn’t easy to find in our modern world. Here in the United States, your best bet may be…

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Need a Quick Mood Boost? Gobble Some Fruits & Veggies

Would you eat more fruits and vegetables if you knew they would make you happier? Believe it or not, that’s…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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Is Your Working Environment Bad for Your Brain?

Results of a new study show that an unclean and uninspiring workplace may be bad for brain health—but that a…

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Feeling Stressed? Try a Little Art Therapy

You may have noticed those adult coloring books popping up everywhere, encouraging us to take a break from our hectic…

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Are Obese People More Likely to Crave Sweets?

The older we get, the less we crave sweet foods. In general this is how the science goes, partly because…

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Women and Adults under 35 More Prone to Anxiety Disorders

Many of us experience occasional anxiety about things like work, relationships, and money, but anxiety disorders go deeper, often triggering…

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Report: Next Generation of American Seniors Will Be Sicker

Despite recent improvements in some areas, the next generation of seniors will face significant health challenges and likely be sicker…

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Study Finds Link between High-Fiber Diet and Healthy Aging

Diet and nutrition play an important role in keeping our minds and bodies healthy as we grow older, and that…

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A Busy Lifestyle Benefits Your Brain Later in Life

Does your jam-packed daily calendar sometimes leave you feeling a little frantic? For some people, cramming too much into their…

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Are Toxins Camping Out in Your Tent? Duke Study Uncovers Potential Danger

Camping is a popular vacation activity for many families, but a new study conducted by researchers at Duke University offers…

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Study Finds an Unexpected Link between Fasting and Inflammation

In an effort to better understand the gut-brain connection and its benefits to human health, researchers at the Salk Institute…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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