Why Should I Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

Some people swear by taking a daily fish oil supplement, while others make a face at the mere suggestion. If…

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Omega-3: What is it and How Much Do I Need?

Whether or not you like fish, you have probably heard about Omega-3 and its benefits. Omega-3 is a sub-group of…

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Why is a Healthy Gut so Important?

Think about it: over 100 trillion bacterial cells living inside your body, a lot of them working full time to…

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Seniors: These Activities Help Keep Your Brain Sharp

With age comes a natural decline in brain function known as mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, but Mayo Clinic researchers…

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Study Explores How Exercise Benefits the Brain

Canadian researchers are looking into ways to preserve brain health as we age, but it may surprise you to hear…

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Exploring the Link between Gut Bacteria and Human Health

More than 100 trillion naturally occurring bacteria live in the human digestive tract, and scientists have only just begun to…

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Study Spotlights a Decline in Dementia Rates among U.S. Seniors

The term dementia describes a range of symptoms linked to a decline in healthy brain function, including memory loss. Now,…

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High-Fat Diet Puts Kids at Risk for Poor Brain Health

Teaching children early about healthy eating habits may be an important step toward preserving their mental health and brain function…

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How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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Military Study Spotlights Mental Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Working in conjunction with the United States Army, researchers from Texas A&M University believe a combination of Omega-3 supplementation and…

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Air Pollution and Your Brain: New Study Finds Potential Link to Alzheimer’s

Magnetite doesn’t sound like something you want in your brain, but it was found to be “abundant” in the brain…

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A Break in Exercise May Impact a Healthy Brain

Even a short break from regular physical activity can have a profound impact on your health. Your heart, lungs and…

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Oily Fish 2x Weekly May Support Eye Health in Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes often suffer from diabetic retinopathy, which causes tissue damage in the eyes and may cause…

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Is Travel the Key to Happiness and a Healthy Mind?

Researchers at the Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) are taking an innovative approach to finding out…

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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 a shorter lifespan. Now, researchers at the…

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