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Nearly one in 10 in the US reports having depression

September 19, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread, reports a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York. In 2020, past 12?month depression was prevalent among nearly 1 in 10 […]


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Daytime eating may benefit mental health

September 12, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Beating the blues with food? A new study adds evidence that meal timing may affect mental health, including levels of depression- and anxiety-related mood. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, […]


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10 Heart Health ‘Rules’ You Should Actually Ignore

August 22, 2022

Via: HuffPost

You know how important taking care of your heart is — but knowing the exact steps to take to keep your heart healthy can be a tricky business. How necessary is taking aspirin to reduce your risk of heart attack […]


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Natural food more mouth-watering to children than processed fare

July 21, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Children are more likely to prefer foods they believe to be natural to human-made options, rating them higher for tastiness, safety and desirability, a study shows. Researchers say the tendency in adults to prefer natural food is well documented. However, […]


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How do I stop snoring? Natural treatments could reduce the sound

July 11, 2022

Via: Fox News

Snoring is not a rare problem. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, right around half of Americans snore. Snoring can be frustrating and even though there is no cure all solution, there are some […]


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Want Better-Quality Sleep? Avoid Doing These 14 Things.

July 5, 2022

Via: HuffPost

The house is too quiet. Did I lock the front door? I forgot to respond to that email, again. If I fall asleep now, I’ll only get six hours. Why can’t I sleep? Do I have to pee? Why does […]


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Higher protein intake while dieting leads to healthier eating

June 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of lean body mass, according to a Rutgers study. An analysis of pooled data from multiple weight-loss trials conducted at Rutgers shows […]


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Intriguing connection between diet, eye health and lifespan uncovered

June 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers from the Buck Institute have demonstrated for the first time a link between diet, circadian rhythms, eye health and lifespan in Drosophila. Publishing in the June 7, 2022 issue of Nature Communications, they additionally and unexpectedly found that processes […]


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About 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids may lower blood pressure, more research needed

June 1, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

About 3 grams daily of omega-3 fatty acids, consumed in foods or supplements, appears to be the optimal daily dose to help lower blood pressure, according to a research review published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, […]


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A better diet helps beat depression in young men

May 9, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. Depression is a common mental health condition that affects approximately 1 million Australians […]


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Humans run at the most energy-efficient speed, regardless of distance

April 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

As race season approaches, many runners have the same goal: go faster. But in a study publishing April 28 in the journal Current Biology, researchersshow that speeding up might require defying our natural biology. By combining data from runners monitored […]


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Not all dietary fiber is created equal: cereal fiber but not fruit or vegetable fibers are linked with lower inflammation

April 6, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and colleagues evaluated whether dietary fiber intake was associated with a decrease in inflammation in older adults and if fiber was inversely related to cardiovascular disease. The results showed that total […]


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Close the blinds during sleep to protect your health

March 14, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Close the blinds, draw the curtains and turn off all the lights before bed. Exposure to even moderate ambient lighting during nighttime sleep, compared to sleeping in a dimly lit room, harms your cardiovascular function during sleep and increases your […]


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Eating protein from a greater variety of sources may lower risk of high blood pressure

March 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Eating a balanced diet including protein from a greater variety of sources may help adults lower the risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research published today in Hypertension, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association. Nearly […]


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Increased daily exercise for 10 minutes could prevent more than 100K deaths a year: study

January 26, 2022

Via: Fox News

An increase in daily physical activity of 10 minutes could help to save more than 100,000 lives, researchers say. In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine (JAMA Network), a team from the National […]


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The Common Exercise Advice You Should Actually Ignore

January 21, 2022

Via: HuffPost

If you’re looking for exercise advice these days, chances are you don’t have to look very far. Before social media, sessions with a personal trainer or a coach might have been your go-to for advice on what you should (or […]


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How exercise interventions could help people with asthma

January 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Interventions aimed at promoting physical activity in people with asthma could improve their symptoms and quality of life — according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers looked at whether interventions such as aerobic and strength or […]


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Exercise reduces upper limb disability after breast cancer surgery

November 11, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Women who exercise shortly after having non-reconstructive breast cancer surgery appear to regain better shoulder and arm mobility and experience less pain than those who receive standard care, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. A team of researchers […]


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Research review shows intermittent fasting works for weight loss, health changes

October 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Intermittent fasting can produce clinically significant weight loss as well as improve metabolic health in individuals with obesity, according to a new study review led by University of Illinois Chicago researchers. “We noted that intermittent fasting is not better than […]


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Managing metabolic disease through time-restricted eating

October 5, 2021

Via: The Medical News

My lab started the concept of time-restricted eating or what is now popularly called intermittent fasting. My lab studies circadian rhythm, which is the internal timetable for our body to carry out different tasks at a pre-determined time of the […]