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A Heart-Healthy Recipe to Warm Up Your Week

Experts agree eating the right foods can go a long way toward better cardiovascular health and longevity—so why not give…

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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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Staying Active Eases Menopause Symptoms, Study Finds

While there is no avoiding menopause, there may be a simple way for women to lessen some of the unpleasant…

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Study Says BMI is Flawed—and Here’s why it Matters

Looking at the results from the most current National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researchers from the University of California…

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Is Your Brain Getting in the Way of Your Healthy Weight Goals?

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight alongside a husband or guy friend, you may have had a frustrated thought…

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Love Matters: 2 Heartfelt Studies Tell Us Why

When you take away the flowers and chocolate, Valentine’s Day really is something special: a whole day devoted to telling…

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Doctors Swab C-Section Babies with Bacteria from Mom

It is widely believed that newborns receive their first dose of bacteria from their mothers as they travel through the…

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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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Gut Health Can Be Passed Along, Fiber is the Key

Imagine for a moment that what you eat might have an impact on the intestinal health of your children. And…

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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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Need a Good Reason to Get Out More? Being Social Benefits Your Gut

Listen up, introverts! Here is something you may want to consider. Not only have previous studies linked frequent social interaction…

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Even a Little Sugar May Harm Your Liver in the Long Run

As it turns out, simply switching to a healthier diet may not be enough when it comes to supporting liver…

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Popular Heartburn Drugs May Be Harmful to Healthy Kidneys

More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and millions more suffer from heartburn symptoms every…

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Go Ahead, Hit Snooze: 2 New Studies Tout the Benefits of Sleep

Nowadays it seems the busier our lives get, the more we put off getting a good night’s rest. But countless…

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