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Drinking More Water Contributes to a Healthy Weight

Just a 1% increase in daily water consumption may have lasting dietary benefits, according to a recent study conducted by…

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Need an Omega-3 Boost? Choose Organic Meats and Milk, Say Researchers

It’s no secret that Americans are not getting enough Omega-3 in their diets, but consuming organic meats and milk may…

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Dropping Just 5% Body Weight Benefits Your Heart

When it comes to heart health, small changes often provide big benefits. That was certainly the case recently, when researchers…

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When Nutrition Data is Displayed Graphically, Healthy Choices Follow

With obesity, heart disease, and diabetes still on the rise in the United States, experts are continually trying to come…

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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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Concerned about Heart Health? Choose Your Fats Wisely, Study Says

Here’s the thing about fats: they’re not all bad. And when it comes to heart health, it’s all about balance.…

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Do You Know These 7 Habits for a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, some things are just worth repeating. Like the fact that heart disease is still…

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Is Stress Wiping Out Your Good Bacteria?

More than 100 trillion microbes live and work in harmony inside the human body (mainly in the gut) to help…

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Healthy Eating: Let’s Talk Portion Size

If making healthier choices about what you eat and drink is among your New Year’s resolutions, it helps to know…

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Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Still trying to recover from all the festivities? The last thing you want to do is spend hours in the…

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4 Good Reasons to Keep a Daily Food Journal

Whether you are trying to maintain a healthy weight, maintaining a balanced gut, or simply make healthier choices about what…

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4 Simple Tips to Help Manage Stress

During the holiday season and throughout the year, managing stress is important to your emotional well-being as well as your…

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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 recent study involving roughly 7,500 children in…

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5 Quick Holiday Health Tips to the Rescue

Hard at work on your holiday to-do list? Just remember the most important gift we can give ourselves this season…

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Why Certain Neighborhoods are Better for Heart Health

You may have noticed more ‘walkable’ neighborhoods showing up in your community—those designed to encourage more foot traffic (or the…

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