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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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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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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Are Obese People More Likely to Crave Sweets?

The older we get, the less we crave sweet foods. In general this is how the science goes, partly because…

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Report: Next Generation of American Seniors Will Be Sicker

Despite recent improvements in some areas, the next generation of seniors will face significant health challenges and likely be sicker…

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Study Finds Link between High-Fiber Diet and Healthy Aging

Diet and nutrition play an important role in keeping our minds and bodies healthy as we grow older, and that…

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Gluten-Free Diet May Put Your Health (and Your Children’s Health) at Risk

Despite a recent increase in the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease, scientists are puzzled as to why so…

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How is Your Liver Tied to Your Sweet Tooth?

There may be a reason you want that cookie—and a second cookie, and a third cookie, and you get the…

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