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Are Americans Eating Better?

Americans' notoriously unhealthy diets are seeing a few improvements, according to analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Asso...

Weak Thighs = Knee Problems in Women, But Not Men

Research suggests that women are more likely than men to develop knee osteoarthritis &lpar:KOA). Improving thigh muscle strength ...

Update to Labels May Curb Food Waste

Americans waste about 8 million pounds of food each year. What if we could easily reduce that—and put nearly $30 million back i...

Don't Go Sour on Fermented Foods

Looking for novel, nutrient‐packed foods to add to your diet? Fermented foods may be what you've been missing all your life. Known for their active bacteria and sour flavor, fermente...

Water Fitness: A Well-Kept Secret

"I don't have to visit the chiropractor!" "The doctor has cut my BP medication in half." "There is no stress on my knees!" "I can perform...

Comparing Periodization Strategies for Women

Study reviewed: Bartolomei, S., et al. 2015. Block vs. weekly undulating periodized resistance training programs in women. Journal of ...

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Question: I use chia seeds and flaxseed in smoothies. How do they compare to fish as sources of omega‐3s?

Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Return Risk

Thirty percent of women who overcome breast cancer experience a recurrence (www.breastcancer.org). Recently, scientists reviewed ...

Jet Lag and Athletic Performance

Jet lag affects sports performance in very specific, context–dependent ways that can influence game outcomes, according to research fr...

Resistance Training and the Cardiorespiratory Response

We know that resistance training improves strength, but can it also challenge the cardiorespiratory system? In a study published in Th...

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