Let’s Talk Fiber—Starting with the Basics

Dietary fiber is essential to a healthy diet, but it’s more than just good digestion that fiber plays a role…

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Color Your Diet for a Nutrient Boost!

Have you ever heard the expression “Eat a rainbow”? It refers to the wide range of colors we see in…

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Is Your Diet Leading You Toward Depression?

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York have determined that a diet high in refined carbohydrates increases the…

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Men’s Health Month: 3 Tips to Pass On

Each year in June is a time to focus on the health and well-being of our fathers, husbands, sons, and…

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Fiber: Some Common Questions Answered

Adding to the many health benefits of dietary fiber, researchers now believe many high-fiber foods are prebiotics, meaning they help…

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Is Too Much Junk Food Destroying Our Good Bacteria?

Junk food is just what it sounds like: food with little or no nutritional value—mainly fast food and packaged snacks…

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High Blood Sugar: Why it Matters for Your Heart

Not only does it affect healthy blood pressure, but a Mayo Clinic report reveals that a diet high in added…

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New Guidelines for Cholesterol

For decades we’ve been cautioned against eating too many foods high in cholesterol such as eggs and seafood, but the…

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Healthy Indulgences for the New Year: 2 Sweet Recipes

For many of us, the New Year is a chance to start fresh—especially when it comes to healthy eating. Still,…

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Study Links Mediterranean Diet & Healthy Aging

You can add healthy aging to the many benefits of the Mediterranean diet, which focuses on consuming plenty of healthy…

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5 Simple Holiday Health Tips to the Rescue

So often the holiday season can leave us feeling drained—both physically and mentally—which is why it helps to remember that…

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Try these Deliciously Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

Everyone knows the turkey is the easy part, but figuring out what to serve alongside it can seem like a…

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Feeling Blue? Walking Outdoors Can Lift Your Mood (Especially You, Ladies)

For many people, the change in seasons can bring on depressive symptoms—especially in fall and winter when colder temperatures and…

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5 Fruits & Veggies to “Fall” for this Season

The bounty of summer produce may be coming to an end, but the fall season has a lot to offer…

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5 Ways to Love Your Colon Every Day

At least 70% of your immune system is in your gut, which means a properly functioning digestive system benefits your…

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