Green Spaces Linked to Longer Lifespan, Better Mental Health in Women

A walk in the woods. A stroll through a city park. How often have you lost yourself in nature and…

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Eat These Foods for a Healthy Weight, Study Says

Scientists now predict that by 2025, one in every five people in the world will be obese—primarily the result of…

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Ladies: Being in the Sun is Good for Your Health

While being cautious about sun exposure is smart, Swedish scientists say avoiding it altogether may not be the best alternative,…

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Study: These 2 Things Help Keep Your Brain Young

As we age, so do our brains, but researchers at Concordia University in Canada believe there may be a couple…

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Superbugs Common among Seniors, Handwashing is Key

Health care workers know about the importance of frequent handwashing, but after finding out that most seniors (nearly 25%) leave…

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Curious about the MIND Diet? A Brief Intro + 10 Key Food Groups

We often hear about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular and total-body health. However, new research has taken…

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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 study conducted by University…

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

Experts tell us Americans are not getting enough Omega-3 in their diets, but consuming organic meats and milk may help…

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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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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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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

When it comes to making healthier choices about what you eat and drink, it helps to know a little something…

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Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

This simple slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a healthful, hearty dinner that’s sure to warm up your week—and don’t forget…

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4 Good Reasons to Keep a Daily Food Journal

Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, support a balanced gut, or simply make healthier choices about what you…

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4 Simple Tips to Help Manage Stress

Managing stress is important to your emotional well-being as well as your digestive health—which is your foundation of health (remember:…

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