Kids Gain a Lot from Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Every Day

A new study points to the benefit of encouraging kids to add just 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise to their…

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Quick Tip for American Heart Month: Be Mindful of What You Eat

Do you sometimes skip breakfast? Or grab a not-so-healthy lunch on the go? New advice from the American Heart Association…

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Just One Sugary Soft Drink a Day Boosts Prediabetes Risk

It may not seem like a lot, but drinking just one can of sugary soda each day may be putting…

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Here’s Why Skimping on Sleep May Not Be a Good Idea

Studies tell us that too little sleep can cause changes in memory, mood and behavior, but a lack of sleep…

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Hummus for Your Health! (Plus 2 Yummy Recipes)

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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Rising Obesity Rates Linked to Diabetes, Poor Heart Health

Obesity continues to be one of our most prominent health challenges, affecting more than a third of all adults in…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Can Quickly Lead to Better Health

Americans love sugar—and our kids are no exception. But our infatuation with the sweet stuff is wreaking havoc on our…

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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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Can Probiotics in Early Infancy Help Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Yes, say researchers at the University of South Florida in Tampa. In a study involving roughly 7,500 children in the…

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7 Fast Facts about Fiber

We hear a lot these days about fiber—how it plays an important role in heart health, how it promotes good…

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Study Spotlights Need for Diabetes Education

According to an eye-opening study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly half of all adults in…

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Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! Plus 3 Simple Tips

Created to encourage children and teenagers to become more engaged in all aspects of meal planning and preparation, Kids Take…

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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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Eat Protein & Veggies First for Healthy Blood Sugar

From previous studies we know that a healthy diet plays a role in diabetes control and prevention. In addition to…

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