Why Should I Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

Some people swear by taking a daily fish oil supplement, while others make a face at the mere suggestion. If…

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6 Good Reasons to Get More Fiber

Sure, sure. You love whole grains and you eat lots of fruits and veggies—but did you know most Americans still…

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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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Omega-3: What is it and How Much Do I Need?

Whether or not you like fish, you have probably heard about Omega-3 and its benefits. Omega-3 is a sub-group of…

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Why is a Healthy Gut so Important?

Think about it: over 100 trillion bacterial cells living inside your body, a lot of them working full time to…

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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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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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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 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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A Break in Exercise May Impact a Healthy Brain

Even a short break from regular physical activity can have a profound impact on your health. Your heart, lungs and…

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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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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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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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