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Menu Calorie Counts May Come with a Surprising Side Benefit

By next December, most popular restaurant chains will be required to add calorie counts to their menus—something you may have…

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5 Fast Facts about Fish Oil

Ever wonder why so many health experts recommend eating more fish? The answer has to do with the beneficial fatty…

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New Study Will Look at Gut Brain Connection in Reverse

We know from previous studies that differences in gut bacteria can affect our mood, our behavior, and even the way…

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Gut Bacteria May One Day Help Prevent Heart Disease

Dr. Jingyuan Fu believes we still have a lot to learn about gut bacteria and its link to heart health.…

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New Study Links Mindfulness with Healthy Weight

What if simply being aware of your mood and thoughts as they are happening could help you maintain a healthy…

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Study: Millennials Face an Uphill Battle against Weight Loss

For a generation that seems to have grown up with everything, scientists at York University in Canada have discovered one…

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Working and Volunteering Keeps Seniors Healthy

Healthy aging is something we all strive for, and more and more studies are finding that the lifestyle we choose…

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What Does a Healthy Gut Eat? Here’s the Answer

It turns out that a Mediterranean-style diet isn’t just good for your heart; it’s also good for your gut. How…

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Curb the Sugar Cravings! 5 Simple Tips

Ever get the feeling that sugar is controlling your brain? Studies show the more sugar we eat, the more our…

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Back to School Focus: Providing Free Fruit & Veggies Helps Reduce Childhood Obesity

More than a third of U.S. children and teens are overweight or obese, a reality that places a heavy burden…

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Color Your Diet for a Nutrient Boost!

Have you ever heard the expression “Eat a rainbow”? It refers to the wide range of colors we see in…

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3 Steps to a Healthier Heart – You Might Be Surprised!

Every second of the day, your heart is hard at work. Not only does it supply your body with needed…

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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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Stand Up for Your Health! (Literally)

Studies tell us that sitting for long periods of time throughout the day is unhealthy, and those who lead a…

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6 Reasons to Love Watermelon

Earlier this month we celebrated National Watermelon Day—and with good reason! In addition to being a refreshing summer treat, the…

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