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Nutrition Facts Panel Puts Spotlight on Added Sugars

It’s been more than 20 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave the Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods a major retr...

A Best Way to Improve Functional Strength?

A popular goal among weightlifters and exercise enthusiasts is to improve functional strength training—that is, to produce higher-qual...

Ask the RD: Is Millet Nutritious?

Question: Is millet as nutritious a grain as quinoa? Can I cook it the same way? Answer: Millet is an “ancient grain” that is i...

Fiber Boosts Successful Aging

A paper published online June 1 in The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences by scientists from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research in Sydney found that consuming the right amount of fiber ...

Effects of Exercise May Vary Based on Age

Antioxidants play an important role in defending cell membranes and other structures from damage. Studies have found an association between a key regulator of antioxidant signaling, nuclear erythroi...

Video Recipe for Health: Vegan Moroccan Tagine

Catherine (Sananès) Katz, PhD, was trained as a neuroscientist at Princeton, but today she makes her biggest impact on human health by shar...

Public Integrative- Medicine Courses

In response to the growing popularity of integrative medical treatments such as acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, meditation, hypnosis and other p...

In Sports, Practice Doesn’t Always Make Perfect

The old adage “Practice makes perfect” may not apply to sports performance. New research suggests that athletic prowess has litt...

Exercise, Depression, Gender & Genetics

Gender and specific genetic markers seem to influence whether exercise can help a person improve depression symptoms, according to a pilot s...

Len Kravitz Inducted Into National Fitness Hall of Fame

On June 26, longtime IDEA author and presenter Len Kravitz, PhD, joined the prestigious ranks of the National Fitness Hall of Fame. The organization aims to recognize the accomplishments of “yes...

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