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LIFE Apps users are trying new recipes, working out at home amid pandemic

Gyms and restaurants may be closed, but many people are still finding ways to workout and eat well.

A collision of pandemics: how obesity and diabetes put you at risk for COVID-19

You're home and the temptation to make poor food choices is greater than ever. Learn how to keep your weight and blood sugars under control in this…

In times of COVID-19, diabetics should tightly control their blood sugar

If you have diabetes, strict sugar control could help you strengthen your immune system during this pandemic.

Walking Towards a Healthier Heart

Even moderate walking reduces the risk of heart disease. Putting one foot in front of the other may also protect you from COVID-19.

COVID-19: A New Cardiovirus?

SARS-CoV-2 is mainly a respiratory virus, but it turns out it can affect the heart too.

Social Isolation and COVID-19: How to take care of your mental health

A pandemic is a new stressor for all of us, and it is normal to feel anxious and worried. These 6 tips will help you cope.

Does this break my fast? A Q&A with Dr. Cecily Clark-Ganheart

What breaks a fast? How often should I do extended fasting? What should I eat to break a fast? Dr. Cecily Clark-Ganheart answered these and other…

5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During This Pandemic

Do these five things every day to keep your immune system ready to fight infections: Eat plants. Move. Breathe. Fast. Sleep.

How to Eat Smart During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Registered dietitian Margarida Martins Oliveira provides advice and tips on how to eat healthy and keep your food safe during a pandemic.

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