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Top 3 Diets: DASH, Mediterranean and MIND

Top 3 Diets: DASH, Mediterranean and MIND


To help you put your best fork forward, this article features the top three diets for 2017 ranked by U.S. News and World Report. They are based on healthy eating patterns that allow for flexibility, which leads to sustainability and long-term success.

Effects of Saturated Fat, Sugar, and Sodium on Your Heart

Effects of Saturated Fat, Sugar, and Sodium on Your Heart


Saturated fat, sugar and sodium are three major nutrients that, in excess, can be detrimental to our heart. Learn about their effects and tips to reduce them in your heart-healthy diet.

Blue Zones Provide Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

Blue Zones Provide Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life


We can learn lessons about how to live longer and healthier lives from the five Blue Zones located around the world. Learn about the nine common elements found in the communities of health-conscious and long-living individuals.

Healthy Foods to Combat Stress

Healthy Foods to Combat Stress


Exercise, sleep and relaxation are well-known strategies to help manage stress, but research shows foods can also play a role in controlling the tension and pressure of daily life.

Combat Diabetes with the Right Types of Fat

Combat Diabetes with the Right Types of Fat


It's well-known that carbohydrates raise blood sugars, but what about fat? Learn how saturated and unsaturated fats affect blood sugar and simple tricks to cut unnecessary fat from your diet to help prevent diabetes.

Nutrition, Exercise and Alcohol: Key Players in Breast Cancer Risk

Nutrition, Exercise and Alcohol: Key Players in Breast Cancer Risk


Reducing the risk of developing breast cancer can fall to adjusting everyday health and fitness routines. Regulating body weight, exercising consistently and reducing alcohol intake can contribute to a reduced cancer risk for postmenopausal women.

How to Inspire Healthy Family Eating Habits

How to Inspire Healthy Family Eating Habits


Incorporating healthy lifestyle habits into your family's routine is crucial, especially for children. Follow these healthy eating tips from Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Patty Kirk to get started.

Proper Protein Fuels the Body for Exercise

Proper Protein Fuels the Body for Exercise


The body needs protein to function properly, but how much is enough? Learn more about adequate vs. optimal protein and which foods pack the best protein punch.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle with PCOS

Living a Healthy Lifestyle with PCOS


Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder that affects nearly one in 10 women worldwide. While there’s no cure for PCOS, it can be treated with healthy lifestyle habits.

Healthy Eating Tips for Prostate Health

Healthy Eating Tips for Prostate Health


Almost 200,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year, and the risk increases with age. Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and physical activity may help prevent prostate cancer.

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