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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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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Can You Replace Just One Sugary Drink a Day with Water?

If so, researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina believe the switch may come with significant health…

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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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Gluten-Free Diet May Put Your Health (and Your Children’s Health) at Risk

Despite a recent increase in the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease, scientists are puzzled as to why so…

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Want a Healthy Heart? Focus on the Right Foods, Study Says

With so many studies out there telling us what not to eat, we sometimes forget to focus on those foods…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Can Quickly Lead to Better Health

Americans love sugar—and our kids are no exception. But our infatuation with the sweet stuff is wreaking havoc on our…

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Eat These Foods for a Healthy Weight, Study Says

Scientists now predict that by 2025, one in every five people in the world will be obese—primarily the result of…

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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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Drinking More Water Contributes to a Healthy Weight

Just a 1% increase in daily water consumption may have lasting dietary benefits, according to a study conducted by University…

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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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Can a Pear a Day Help with a Slimmer Waistline?

Along with being a pretty addition to your holiday table setting, researchers at Louisiana State University have found another reason…

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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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Curb the Sugar Cravings: 5 Simple Tips

Studies show that the more sugar we eat, the more our bodies crave it because of the happy feelings it…

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