5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Some salads are healthier than others

The house and garden varieties tend to be fairly basic—lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions—and good bets if you're watching your weight or calorie intake.

Pack your food and go with these 6 safety tips

Don't risk your health by playing 'culinary Russian roulette' this summer.

Pantry items that stay fresher in the fridge

Fridge, freezer or pantry? Tips for keeping foods fresh.

Does human life span really have a limit?

Longevity pioneers lucky enough to make it past the perilous 70s, 80s and 90s could potentially live well into their 110s, if fortune remains on their side.

When binge-watching goes bad

Marathon TV sessions dramatically increase diabetes risk.

Can exercise ease inflammation tied to obesity?

Chronic inflammation may be the root of many health problems, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Patient Story

‘It creeps up on you’

After gaining significant weight in his late 20s and early 30s, a Michigan man sheds 90 pounds through a new health program.

Hot flashes? There’s something to soy

The isoflavone content in these food products may help alleviate symptoms of menopause.

Human brain hard-wired to love fat-carb combo

Don't fall prey to the temptation of fast or processed food.

Drink up!

We all need water for a healthy life, but how much?

Girls, young women fall short on exercise

Poor eating habits and lack of exercise in your teens and 20s will affect your health long-term.