Healthy Behaviors

Workouts May Improve Your Body Rhythm

Regular exercise could help your body clock stay in sync, a new animal study from researchers at the University of the Netherlands suggests.

Mice – young and old – were put in a cage and allowed to run around...

Workouts May Improve Your Body Rhythm
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Healthy Dining Out Tricks

Just because you’re trying to eat better doesn’t mean you have to stop dining out altogether. With these tricks, you can still enjoy your restaurant meals while watching your waistline, the New York Times reports:

  • First, watch...

Healthy Dining Out Tricks
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For Seniors, A Half-Hour of Exercise May Extend Life

Men, just 30 minutes of activity per day can help you live longer, Medical News Today reports.

Older men who completed a half-hour of light exercise like walking six days per week (for a total of...

For Seniors, A Half-Hour of Exercise May Extend Life
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Is Daycare Making Your Kids Fat?

Children in childcare don’t get nearly enough physical activity, which could lead to weight and health problems down the line, HealthDay News reports.

Kids in daycare spend just 33 minutes per day playing outside and only...

Is Daycare Making Your Kids Fat?
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Fatty Fish Could Help Kids’ Behavioral Development

Feeding your kids foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — found in fatty fish and certain nuts — could aid their behavioral development, a new study indicates.

Children who have poor nutrition at age 3 are more...

Fatty Fish Could Help Kids’ Behavioral Development
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Food Industry Mostly Fails at Self-Regulating Ads Targeted to Kids

Since 2007, the food industry has set its own standards on advertising targeted at children, with the goal of ensuring that the food they’re ...

Panera Bread Set to Change Unhealthy Menu Ingredients

Popular sandwich chain Panera Bread will eliminate a host of artificial sweeteners, preservatives, and flavor enhancers from their foods, the New ...

Fructose Could Give You Calorie Cravings

Fructose and glucose sugar are fairly similar at the chemical level, but their effects on the body — and appetite — differ, the New York Times ...
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More Americans Use Six Figures' Worth of Prescription Drugs

Number of Americans Taking $100,000 Worth of Prescription Drugs Climbs Nearly 140,000 Americans were prescribed more than $100,000 worth of prescr...

Get a (Strong) Grip on Heart Disease

The strength of your grip could be an indication of your risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, NBC News reports. In a group of adults ages 35 ...

Men Not Doing Enough to Prevent Osteoporosis

Older men are more likely to suffer from bone-thinning osteoporosis than women, yet they slouch when it comes to preventing and screening for the ...
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Is Your Credit Card Debt Making You Depressed?

Carrying short-term debt – the kind the shows up on your credit card or utility bill – could put you at risk for developing depression, PsychCe...

Want to Be Happy? Move to Switzerland

If you dream of living in the happiest place on Earth, you’d better grab your passport. Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, accord...

If You Need to Brag, Don’t Make It a “Humble” One

No one likes a braggart – but people like a “humblebragger” even less, according to researchers at the Harvard Business School. The “hum...
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Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...

Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...

Experts Throw Cold Water on Your Morning Shower Routine

Do you take a hot shower to perk yourself up in the morning? You're doing it wrong, researchers say. Fox News reports that studies show that warm ...
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Parents: Put the Phone Down at the Playground

Watching your children play at the playground may not be the most exhilarating time in the world, but try to keep your phone in your pocket. Kids are ...

This Report Gives New Meaning to 'Practice Safe Sex'

They say that sex can be a dangerous business, and a recent study shows that certain positions are more likely to leave a guy 50 shades of black and ...

Here's Some Good News About Youth Cholesetrol Levels

Youth cholesterol levels, while still high, have declined since 1999, Reuters reports. Researchers say 20 percent of U.S. kids ages 8 to 17 had ...

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