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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 Good Reasons to Add More Fiber to Your Diet

You may know about the health benefits of fiber, but are you getting enough of this important nutrient on your…

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3 Reasons You May Want to Choose Organic Foods

More and more studies are finding that organic food is better for our health than foods grown using conventional farming…

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Going Organic for One Week Helps Reduce Pesticide Levels

When they looked at the effects of organic diets on pesticide levels in adults, scientists in Australia found that just one…

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Simple Tips for National Women’s Checkup Day

National Women’s Checkup Day is part of National Women’s Health Week—an observance dedicated to improving the physical and mental health of…

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Reach for these Healthy Holiday Foods

Amid the sugary sweets and treats, the holiday season also brings back a few festive favorites that boast some pretty…

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