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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Exploring the Link between Gut Bacteria and Human Health

More than 100 trillion naturally occurring bacteria live in the human digestive tract, and scientists have only just begun to…

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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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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: IBD Patients, Providers Not Talking Enough about Nutrition

More than a million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the name for a group of conditions characterized by…

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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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For Obese Kids, Cutting Sugar is the First Step to a Healthier Heart

Roughly 4.5 million children in the United States are now classified as severely obese, putting them at a significantly higher…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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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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Study Finds Unexpected Link between Fasting and Inflammation

In an effort to better understand the gut-brain connection and its benefits to human health, researchers at the Salk Institute…

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No Sugarcoating It: Americans Love Ultra-Processed Foods

In a study published in the journal BMJ Open, researchers revealed that more than half of the calories and nearly…

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Even a Little Sugar May Harm Your Liver in the Long Run

Scientists at Oregon State University point out that when it comes to healthy liver function, kicking the sugar habit is…

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Belly Fat is Harmful, Despite Having a Healthy Weight

According to a study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, carrying excess belly fat can be harmful to…

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Study: Where You Shop Affects What You Eat (and Why it Matters)

Like many time-strapped Americans, there’s a good chance you combine food shopping with other household needs and purchase groceries from…

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5 Fast Facts about Fish Oil

Ever wonder why so many health experts recommend eating more fish? The answer has to do with the beneficial fatty…

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