Another Reason to Love Your Gut Bacteria: Healthy Arteries

Many studies have revealed a connection between good health and a well-balanced gut. Now, researchers at the University of Colorado…

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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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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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Women: Yo-Yo Dieting May Endanger Your Heart

Previous studies have linked excess weight and obesity to changes in heart health, but new research examines whether or not…

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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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Can Simple Stretching Exercises Support a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, even small changes in your daily routine can bring about positive changes and help…

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day + 3 Quick Tips

Over the last 30 years we have seen big improvements in women’s health, including fewer deaths from heart disease, a…

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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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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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Moderate Exercise Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Younger Women

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, killing 1 in 4 women every year.…

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