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Slow and Steady Wins the (Fat Loss) Race

Mealtime is a good time to remember the saying “slow as molasses.” Research published in the journal BMJ Open in February found ...

Alcohol May Boost Cancer Risks

Previous studies have associated light to moderate alcohol consumption with a lower risk for cardiovascular disease and maybe even diabetes, according to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health&...

Question of the Month

Despite government-funded health campaigns promoting healthier eating, Americans still eat shockingly low amounts of fruits and vegetables. ...

Waste Not, Want Not

In America, 30%–40% of the food supply goes to waste, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. You probably know by now that most...

Low-Fat Versus Low-Carb: It’s A Draw

We have more proof that no single diet reigns supreme. Slashing either carbs or fats can trim the waistline to the same degree, according to...

Greens on Your Mind

Maybe smart people do eat more kale. A study published in the journal Neurology in December 2017 discovered that eating daily servings of leafy greens is associated with more youthful brains.

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Question: I bought tahini to make hummus, and now I have most of the jar left. Are tahini and sesame seeds nutritious, and what else can I use them for?

Health at Every Size: A Sound Approach to Behavior Change

The correlation between obesity and chronic disease is well established (Bacon & Aphramor 2011; Bombak 2014; Penney & Kirk 2015). Causality,...

Marketing Promotes Unrealistic Body Expectations for Fit Pros

Fitness professionals often bemoan how clients can be too appearance-oriented in their fitness pursuits, harboring negative body image and/o...

Walking Speed: A Powerful Predictor of Functional Health

Thanks to a spike in pace-related research over the past decade, we now know that walking speed is a significant vital sign for older client...

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