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Lifetime Physical Activity Trends

What does a 19-year-old have in common with a 60-year-old? Both achieve about the same amount of weekly activity, according to new research....

Happiness Is Found on the Hiking Trail

The next time someone tells you to take a hike, why not heed the suggestion! A new report says outdoor mountain hiking has many significant ...

A Weigh-In a Day Keeps the Pounds Away?

Stepping on the scale daily may help women lose weight, according to a new study. For 2 years, at intervals, 294 college-age women provided information on their self-weighing practices and underwent...

Exercise Helps Obese Older Adults Retain Independence

Research has shown that obesity can limit mobility in older adults. According to a new study published in Obesity (2017; 25 [7], 1199–1205...

A 6-Step Tune-Up for Better Digestive Health

Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too! Improved digestive nutrition enables better health when you make better, not perfect, choices m...

Most Coffee Drinkers Can Sip Their Brew Worry-Free

Here is some buzz-worthy news: Scientists seem to have pinpointed how many cups of coffee we can safely drink each day. A large 2017 review ...

Liquid Sugar Keeps on Flowing

As the dangers of drinking too much soda (diabetes, obesity, etc.) become increasingly known to the public, sales continue to drop, but it s...

Spread The Love

Almond butter was the first to challenge the decades-long dominance of creamy and crunchy peanut butter. Now, seed butters represent a hot new trend in spreads, each offering a unique flavor and nutri...

Not All Vitamin D Is Created Equal

Now that sweater weather has arrived for much of the country, working to keep up vitamin D levels becomes even more important. After all, th...

Do the Well-Heeled Eat Less Fast Food Than the Poor?

Because fast food is thought to be relatively inexpensive, there’s an assumption that people with lower incomes have a bigger soft spot for it than those in higher-grossing socioeconomic groups....

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