U.S. Kids Are Not Heart Healthy, Diet and Inactivity to Blame

The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement this month in the journal Circulation saying that most kids in the…

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Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and even shorter lifespans. Now, researchers at the…

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Hummus for Your Health! (Plus 2 Yummy Recipe Ideas)

When it comes to healthy snacking, hummus is a great choice. Traditional hummus is made from chickpeas—also called garbanzo beans—which…

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Can You Replace Just One Sugary Drink a Day with Water?

If so, researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina believe the switch may come with significant health…

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Moderate Exercise Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Younger Women

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, killing 1 in 4 women every year.…

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Too Little Sleep is Harmful to Men’s Health

You may not realize it, but your body is pretty active while you sleep. Your brain is busy creating new…

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Can Healthy Fats Help You Eat Better?

When it comes down to it, choosing the right foods is simpler than you may think. In fact, at the…

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Study: Americans Have Gotten Shorter, Heavier

Tall people seem to have it made. Not only do they tend to be healthier, smarter, and more successful than…

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Is the Key to Fighting Superbugs Right Under Our Noses?

Actually, it might be in our noses. Scientists in Germany recently discovered a strain of bacterium hiding in the human…

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Overweight, Obese Men Have a Higher Risk of Premature Death

In one of the most comprehensive obesity studies to date, researchers in England found that the global obesity epidemic may…

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Study Links Omega-3 with Bowel Health

Countless studies point to the health benefits of fish-derived Omega-3 fatty acids, which is why many experts recommend adding more…

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For Obese Kids, Cutting Sugar is the First Step to a Healthier Heart

Roughly 4.5 million children in the United States are now classified as severely obese, putting them at a significantly higher…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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Do Good Bacteria Support Healthy Weight? New Study Says Yes

Probiotics are the friendly microbes found in the human gut that are known to support digestive and immune health. Now,…

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Silence Isn’t Just Golden, It’s Good for You

True silence isn’t easy to find in our modern world. Here in the United States, your best bet may be…

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