They don't come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~10 min
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~8 min
A large-scale international study uses metagenomics and blood analysis to uncover gut microbes associated with the risks for common illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~5 min
Black bears have far simpler gut microbiomes than researchers expected to find, a new study reveals. Diet and environment may be key to their gut bacteria.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Risk factors for heart health, such as smoking, unhealthy diets and minimal physical activity, may seem personal, but for people who are married or in a domestic partnership, the behavior patterns of one person may be strongly linked to the patterns of the other.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
All too often the medical community 'fat-shames' patients trying to lose weight, when in fact obesity and overweight are complicated medical issues.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~9 min
Researchers have identified the optimal dish positions to help “nudge” diners into picking more planet-friendly meals in cafeterias.
Aug. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
The constraints of COVID-19 can act as a catalyst to eat more thoughtfully and, perhaps, eat better.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
A new UN report shows that hunger and food insecurity are rising worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to this trend, but is not the major driver.
July 17, 2020 • ~7 min