6 Mind-Blowing Facts about Your Gut

You know when people say they have a gut feeling? They may be on to something. New research has uncovered…

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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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Spring into Healthy New Routines: 5 Quick Tips

As you emerge from the winter months ready to refocus your health and nutrition goals, now is a good time…

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Prebiotics May Help Us Recover from Stressful Events

Stressful events happen, and when they do our bodies must find a way to cope with them and maintain our…

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How Do Your Eating Habits Affect Your Liver?

Simply following a healthy diet may not be enough when it comes to liver health. At least that’s what researchers…

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Here’s Why Skimping on Sleep May Not Be a Good Idea

Studies tell us that too little sleep can cause changes in memory, mood and behavior, but a lack of sleep…

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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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Is Your Gut Getting in the Way of a Good Night’s Rest?

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about the gut-brain connection—the natural link between your digestive tract and your brain that…

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Here’s Why Your Gut Doesn’t Like the Paleo Diet

The friendly microbes in your digestive tract love fiber. They gobble it up so they can multiply, which means more…

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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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Too Little Sleep is Harmful to Men’s Health

You may not realize it, but your body is pretty active while you sleep. Your brain is busy creating new…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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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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Go Ahead, Hit Snooze: 2 Studies Tout the Benefits of Sleep

Nowadays it seems the busier our lives get, the more we put off getting a good night’s rest. But research…

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Gut Bacteria May Burn Calories While You Snooze

Only recently have scientists begun to study how our gut microbes affect our weight, but there seems to be a…

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