8 steps to mindful eating

Mindful eating involves savoring food as you eat it, consuming small portions, eating slowly, and chewing thoroughly. It can aid weight loss and relieve symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disorder and irritable bowel syndrome. More »

Making peace with your germs

Many of the trillions of microbes that inhabit our bodies are essential to our health. A Mediterranean diet, good hygiene, and wise use of antibiotics promote microbial diversity. Probiotics may help restore beneficial bacteria. More »

What we do—and don't—know about exercise

Exercise recommendations have changed with increasing information from research. The current advice is to get the equivalent of 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous activity a week and avoid prolonged sitting. (Locked) More »