Meet Your Microbiome

Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...

Go Nuts for Health!

The more you hear about the dangers of a diet high in saturated fats (think red meat and full-fat dairy foods), the more you may think about changing your eating plan. But products labeled “fat-free...

Meet Your Microbiome

Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...
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Top 10 Ways to Get Kids to Be Active

Give Kids the Opportunity to Be Active - Take the time to play with your children. Five minutes here, 10 minutes there makes all the difference. Try to plan family walks when you...
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Too Sweet to Share

Chocolate is good for you. . . Eating dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries and prevents white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. Those two factors play key roles...

Stop Emotional Eating

We've all done it at one time or another: reached for a bag of chips, box of cookies, or candy bar to satisfy not just hunger, but an inner emotional need. Whether it's boredom, anger, fear, guilt,...
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Ready, Set, Learn! Back-to-School Nutrition

"Study after study shows that you can increase intelligence, attention span, concentration, problem-solving ability, emotional response, mood, physical coordination--all the facets of intelligence--...
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