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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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Fighting the Zika Virus with Mosquito Gut Bacteria

Researchers are comparing the strategy to a Trojan horse—one that may be able to help slow the spread of the…

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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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Kicking the Sugar Habit Not So Simple, Study Finds

Habits become habits for a reason. It happens over time, as repeated behavior slowly changes the circuitry of our brains…

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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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