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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gluten-free eating has become a diet of choice for many people. But unless you have a gluten allergy, is going gluten-free the right choice for you? Learn more from Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services.