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More Proof Links Brain and Heart Health

In 1948, a long-term project began that has since become the longest-running study of heart disease. The participants in the Framingham Heart Study didn’t realize that they were taking part…

Legumes Fight Cholesterol

Beans are a staple at any cookout they might also help your heart. Legumes can go in soups, salads or as a side dish with any protein! Not only are…

Changing Microbiome Can Help Aging

The microbiome of bacteria living in the human gut has a profound impact on health. However, this aspect of health that still confuses scientists. In most adults, bacteria outnumber human…

Do Snacks Keep Your Metabolism High?

We have all heard it: snacking boosts your metabolism. It’s a myth that been going around in different forms for years and years. Tiny frequent meals can ramp up the…

Popcorn Can Be a Trojan Horse

We love popcorn as a cholesterol-friendly snack. With 93 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber in a three-cup serving, it’s a filling, low-calorie food that keeps you going without harming…

Jumping out of Bed Might Not Be Healthy

There is some good news for those of us that don’t bounce out of bed the minute the alarm goes off. The people who never hesitate to sit up and…

DASH May Reduce Heart Failure By Almost Half

According to new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the DASH plan, designed to be heart healthy, has now been proven to lower blood pressure and possibly reduce…

Puzzles May Help Your Brain Stay Young

Puzzles are great fun and a nice part of any day. You can use them to wake your brain up in the morning or to wind down in the evening.…

Are Bananas Okay for Blood Sugar?

Fruit is delicious and nutritious. Some people with blood sugar concerns worry that fruit is too high in sugar to be healthy. It’s easy to discount them for being carb-heavy…

Is it Bad to Skip Breakfast?

We have been told, by parents, diet books and breakfast food manufacturers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s one of the dietary statements that most…