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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Ladies, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sit All Day

Among several recent studies spotlighting the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle is one published by researchers from the University…

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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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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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Why Is Strength Training So Important for Women?

Aerobic exercise may get the blood pumping, but it turns out strength training may be just as important when it…

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Diabetes Tops Health Care Spending in the United States

Despite spending more than 3 trillion dollars each year on health care expenses, statistics tell us Americans are in poorer…

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Study Reveals Why Vitamin D is Good for Your Gut

The human gut is home to roughly 100 trillion bacteria, many of which work to keep us healthy every day.…

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Here’s What Worms Can Tell Us about Our Gut Microbes

Recent studies have revealed a strong connection between the bacteria in our bodies and our overall health—from obesity, diabetes and…

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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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Can Stress Sabotage Your Healthy Eating Habits?

We tend to think that when we make good choices about the foods we eat, good things are bound to…

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AHA: Exercise is Not the Cure for Sitting all Day

According to an advisory from the American Heart Association, published in the journal Circulation, prolonged sitting is harmful to our…

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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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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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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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Are You Passing Along Healthy Eating Habits?

Kids tend to mimic a lot of what their parents do, and that goes for their eating habits too. In…

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