Immunity

- Nutrition -

Sugar Shock

The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn’t just making us fat - it’s triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and even increasing our risks of cancer.

- Sleep -

Sleep It Off

New research shows that sleep significantly influences metabolism, appetite, and weight management. Could getting more shuteye help you ward off excess pounds?

- Gut Health -

Gluten: The Whole Story

Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system.

- Nutrition -

Better Together

From green tea and lemons to red wine and fish, some foods deliver even more nutritional punch when paired. Here’s how to take advantage of nature’s most powerful food synergies.

- Recovery -

Give It a Rest

You’re willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. You know how to tough it out, even when you’re tired. But do you know when to back off — and why? Here’s what all fitness buffs need to know about giving their bodies a break.

- Weight Loss -

Fix-It Foods

Whether flushing toxins, preventing inflammation or boosting your immune system, certain foods prove particularly effective in repairing the body. Here’s a primer on some of the best edible healers around.

- Nutrition -

Phyto Power

Phytochemicals — plant-based micronutrients that contain protective, disease-preventing compounds — might just be the best-kept secret in nutrition.

- Personal Development -

Stand Up for Your Cells

We’ve known for a long time that spending too much time and energy at work can cost us. We’ve all seen hardworking friends disappear off the social radar while in hot pursuit of career success, and many of us have risked becoming strangers to our own families as the result of work demands that made no space for weekends and evenings at home.