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Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN
Want to keep your mind sharp? Follow this recipe for maintaining brain health and preventing cognitive decline.
Your best work may be yet to come.
Struggling to do the right thing? It helps to have an advance plan in place.
A problem in the cognitive and emotional control center of the brain may be responsible for persistent negativity.
Research shows that, unlike other animals, humans often stick to old and less efficient ways of achieving their goals.
A new study links slower gait to faster decline in mental and physical health.
Is your life getting in the way of your fitness goals? Try some of these traditional and not-so-traditional activities recommended by experts.
Anthropomorphizing your emotions may help lift your mood.
Mixed results from studies on the risks and benefits of drinking coffee can be confusing. It's best to weigh them against your personal health profile.
A new study documents the negative effects of the political divide.
Science is confirming what many instinctively know: Outdoor activities can boost your mood and improve your overall well-being.
A review of studies confirms that surrounding yourself with natural life can boost your well-being and quality of life in more ways than one.
You may be eating (and overeating) for reasons that have nothing to do with true hunger.
Getting started can be tough but sticking to an exercise routine to reap long-term physical and psychological benefits can be even tougher.
A long-debated concept, some experts say food can have addictive qualities similar to drugs; others say evidence is lacking.
How to get your thoughts and feelings across without putting others on the defensive.
Turned off by a commitment to regular exercise? A day at a time is enough, researchers say.
A large-scale study suggests that dark chocolate may help boost your mood and offset depressive symptoms, at least in the short-term.
Trouble falling asleep? A warm and well-timed shower can help.
A new study shows that aligning your meals with your circadian rhythms—eating earlier in the day—can help you eat less overall.
Starting to see the pounds pile on as you get older? Take these steps now to prevent age-related weight gain from compromising your future health.
Are you trying to live your best life? Research into the pursuit of happiness, creativity, gratitude, and spirituality can help.
Best practices for adoption policy and research change over time as new generations of adoptees come of age.
Looking for the right companion? Researchers say getting what you want comes from knowing what you want, putting some effort into it and, at the same time, staying open-minded.
Holidays and weekends are good times to remind yourself of the devastating effects of too much alcohol.
Looking for an easy way to boost your metabolism? It could be in your morning brew.
When your type isn't working for you, it may be time to look inward.
Worried about your diet's effects on your health? Here's some food for thought.
Do you need some motivation to make changes in your life? A few basic steps can help.
Can crossword and number puzzles help preserve cognition? Some researchers say "Yes!"
Susan McQuillan MS, RDN, is a food, health, and lifestyle writer.