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Serve Yourself for Health

We already know that regular physical activity is linked to overall better health. Now, research from the University of Southern California&...

Exercise Plus Regular Movement Best for Reducing Health Risks

Over the past several years, researchers have reported on the negative impacts of extended periods of sitting on health and mortality. Some ...

Community-Based Classes Boost Activity Levels

One of the biggest challenges facing the fitness industry is how to encourage more people to get moving. A government-sponsored activity pro...

Question of the Month

Last year during the presidential campaign, The New York Times reported that then candidate Donald J. Trump, a junk food aficionado of sorts...

Recipe for Health: Cauliflower Couscous With Black Lentils and Heirloom Greens

Using a food processor to grind cauliflower into tiny “grains” makes a couscous alternative that’s perfect for gluten- or ...

Black Children Are Exposed to Junk Food Ads Much More Often Than White Kids

A study reported last December by the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity found that while all kids ar...

Don’t Worry, Be Healthy

New research highlights the power of the mind and the influence of our perceptions on disease chances. Healthy people who worry about having...

The Shelf Life of Olive Oil

A delicious and sometimes pricey cornerstone to healthy Mediterranean-style diets, olive oil is delicate stuff and can only be fully enjoyed...

Shoe Type Affects Running Speed

It’s logical to think heavier footwear can decrease movement economy and running time. The results of a new study get more specific.

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Question: There are so many choices of pasta in the supermarket now—whole wheat, bean pasta, gluten free and vegetable pasta. How do t...

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