How are Probiotics Connected to Immune Health?

It may surprise you to find out that at least 70% of your immune system is in your digestive tract.…

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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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The Link between Diet, Gut Bacteria and Healthy Vision

Using mice, a team of researchers from the University of Montreal has determined that changes in gut bacteria may contribute…

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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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New Report a Wake-Up Call for Childhood Obesity

The World Obesity Federation has released a report predicting that by the year 2025, the number of overweight youth between…

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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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Study: Diet More Effective than Drugs for Heart Health

We know from previous studies that following a Mediterranean-style diet may help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke 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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Here’s Why Your Gut Doesn’t Like the Paleo Diet

The friendly microbes in your digestive tract love fiber. They gobble it up so they can multiply, which means more…

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U.S. Kids Are Not Heart Healthy, Diet and Inactivity to Blame

The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement in the journal Circulation saying most kids in the United States are…

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Hummus for Your Health! (Plus 2 Yummy Recipes)

When it comes to healthy snacking, hummus is a great choice. Traditional hummus is made from chickpeas—also called garbanzo beans—which…

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Is Gut Bacteria Linked to Chronic Fatigue?

A study out of Cornell University in New York reveals that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be yet another health…

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More Americans Saying “No” to Sugary Drinks—But is it Enough?

A new study offers promising news about the American diet, but we still have a long way to go, according…

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Good News for American Heart Health: CHD Rates Declining

Results of a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine bring positive news about the state of…

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Nutrition Facts Label to Include Added Sugars, Plus Other Changes

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new version of the Nutrition Facts label for packaged…

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