Science-Based Briefs

Keep It Going: Turning Health Goals into Lifelong Habits

Every year, millions of Americans look to January as a time for a fresh start for their health and wellness goals. While the act of setting resolutions is easy, successfully implementing meaningful changes to one’s routine over the long run can be challenging.

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Exploring a Personalized Approach to Type 2 Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a monumental health crisis impacting our country. The CDC reports that 37.3 million Americans (11.3% of the US population) have diabetes, and 96 million American adults (38% of the US population) have prediabetes.1 Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States...

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The Impact of Exercise on the Gut Microbiome

While there are countless benefits of exercise, such as improvement in mood and sleep, lowering risk of chronic disease and maintaining healthy immunity, emerging research supports the benefit of regular exercise for regulating, enhancing and diversifying gut microbiota. Physical activity may...

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Feeding the Gut-Brain Connection

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is critical for physical well-being, but science has proven that what you eat can greatly impact mental health, as well. Beneath the walls of the digestive system, the gut and brain communicate via chemical and physical connections and the mere thought of...

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