What are Digestive Enzymes?

‘Enzymes’ sounds like one of those super science-y words, but really it’s a lot simpler than that. Digestive enzymes are…

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Ladies, This Type of Diet is Good for Your Bones

The Ohio State University recently published a study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Density. In it, they point…

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Are Your Microbes to Blame for Your Migraines?

We have more than 100 trillion bacterial cells living in and around our bodies. Collectively, those bacteria make up your…

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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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Are You Passing Along Healthy Eating Habits?

Kids tend to mimic a lot of what their parents do, and that goes for their eating habits too. In…

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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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Gut Health Can Be Passed Along, Fiber is the Key

Imagine for a moment that what you eat might have an impact on the intestinal health of your children. And…

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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 Surprising Places Hidden Sugars May Be Tagging Along

The more we learn about how a diet high in sugar impacts our overall health, the more experts seem to…

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Americans Get Over 60% of Calories from Highly Processed Foods

According to one study from the University of North Carolina, more than 60% of our total daily calories come from heavily…

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Processed Foods, Inflammation & Weight Gain: What’s the Connection?

Aside from the added sugars and harmful trans fats, scientists from Georgia State University offer another reason to avoid processed…

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Eating at Home is Healthier: New Year’s Resolution Tip #2

A Johns Hopkins University study examined the eating habits of roughly 9,000 U.S. adults and found that those who prepare…

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Here’s How Your Diet Affects Your Immune Health

Salt, sugar and unhealthy fats are the staples of the Standard American Diet—and they are taking a toll on our…

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What is Occasional Constipation?

Occasional constipation is often defined as having infrequent bowel movements with stools that are typically hard, dry and difficult to…

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FDA Ruling the Final Farewell for Trans Fats?

The FDA hopes to greatly reduce the amount of harmful fats in the American food supply and has taken a…

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