Monthly Archive: October 2016

How to Balance Your Omega-3s 0

How to Balance Your Omega-3s

One important key to fighting obesity and other chronic diseases? Fewer omega-6 fatty acids in our diet, and more omega-3s, according to the authors of a new editorial published in the journal Open Heart. ...

How This Broccoli Enzyme Can Slow Aging 0

How This Broccoli Enzyme Can Slow Aging

The quest for the Fountain of Youth is getting a boost from an international team of researchers who may have stumbled upon a compound that appears to make cells act younger than they are—at least in...

Why You Should Really Be Putting an Egg On Your Salad 0

Why You Should Really Be Putting an Egg On Your Salad

Vitamin E has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help keep our immune and circulatory systems running smoothly—but, unfortunately, 90 percent of Americans don’t get the recommended 15 milligrams a day. Now, a new study suggests...

How to Start a Gratitude Habit in 21 Days 0

How to Start a Gratitude Habit in 21 Days

Why give thanks? Plain and simple, feeling grateful is good for us. Research shows that counting your blessings has many benefits, from better sleep to reduced depression. “It helps you connect to others and be...

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites 0

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, you think, these things aren’t so bad, but...

Is Juicing Really Healthy? 0

Is Juicing Really Healthy?

Juice bars are popular, but is there any evidence that juicing can help you lose weight, detoxify, or bring you long-term health benefits? In this video, registered dietician and Health contributing editor, Cynthia Sass...

How Looking at Selfies Affects Your Happiness 0

How Looking at Selfies Affects Your Happiness

Love them or hate them, selfies have become a staple of social-media culture. Now a new study suggests that the ubiquitous smartphone self portraits don’t just have psychological implications for the people taking them; they can also have...