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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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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Does Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer?

More than half of all adults in the United States drink coffee every day. Now, a new study shows the…

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Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active

If one of your health goals is to be more active, here two recent studies that may help give you…

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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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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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Need a Quick Mood Boost? Gobble Some Fruits & Veggies

Would you eat more fruits and vegetables if you knew they would make you happier? Believe it or not, that’s…

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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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Study Finds Link between High-Fiber Diet and Healthy Aging

Diet and nutrition play an important role in keeping our minds and bodies healthy as we grow older, and that…

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How Does a Year in Space Affect the Gut? One Astronaut May Hold the Answer

Recently astronaut Scott Kelly returned home from space. It was the longest trip ever completed by an American astronaut, and…

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