Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN
Physical activity alone boosts brain power, but choosing the right foods and nutrients can help you score higher.
If you're worried about cognitive decline, it may help to get help.
The right to legally end one’s own suffering and die a peaceful, dignified death is a heavily debated issue.
Flirting is a classic ploy in the pursuit of love and attention, but it's easy to misinterpret.
Are you eating because you're hungry or because you don't know what else to do with yourself?
Is your coffee habit helping you or hurting you? That probably depends on how much you drink.
Developing mindful habits can help you cope with the changes and challenges of aging.
A more open, and less compliant, personality may be related to brain health.
If you're looking for mind-stimulating distractions online, check out these resources.
The type of milk you drink can affect how you age at a cellular level.
Excess abdominal fat may relate to changes in fluid intelligence as you age.
If changing your diet and getting more exercise hasn't helped you lose weight and keep it off, this new habit just might.
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.
Susan McQuillan MS, RDN, is a food, health, and lifestyle writer.