Omega-3 fatty acids are touted as “wonder fats” that improve your health and add years to your life. But now, a new review questions whether they’re as beneficial for your brain as originally thought.
Here’s a surprising stat: Nearly three-fourths of adults under 30 think laying out in the sun is healthy, according to a nationwide survey from the American Academy of Dermatology. And while the sun’s rays contain mood-boosting vitamin D, they also contain UVA and UVB rays that literally char your skin cells, mutating their DNA and giving […]
The secret to cutting calories is all in your eyes. By using visual markers to designate serving sizes, you can slash your eating in half, finds a new study from Cornell University.
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French Fries beat Freedom Fries when it comes to sodium. U.S. fast foods are often more than twice as salt-laden as those of other countries, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. In the study, researchers examined the sodium content of more than 2,000 menu items from the world’s six […]
You eat an apple a day to keep the doctor away. But you might want to eat a serving of blueberries after that Granny Smith, too. Consuming flavonoid-rich foods and beverages like berries, nuts, herbs, and red wine may significantly cut your risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study in Neurology.
It’s 4 o’clock in the morning; time for 27-year-old Georgina Miranda to wake up. Crawling out of bed, she straps a 40-pound pack full of water bottles on her back and hits the hiking trail. She won’t stop until she makes it 12 miles. The next morning, before anyone else is up, she runs along […]