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Informed Protein Consumption

It’s true: Muscles do thrive on protein. In combing through 49 high-quality studies involving 1,863 men and women, a team of internati...

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 ...

When at First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again . . . and Again

Persistence pays off when fostering a new generation of healthy eaters. A paper published by pediatric researchers from the University of Bu...

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&...

Curried Shrimp Kebabs With Spring Slaw

This recipe by Michelle Babb, MS, RD, CD, author of Anti-inflammatory Eating for a Happy, Healthy Brain (Sasquatch Books 2016), is one of 75 in an evidence-based cookbook that aims to teach readers ho...

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...

Ask the RD

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?

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...

Exercise Doesn’t Have To Be Strenuous To Be Effective

We know that replacing sedentary behavior with physical activity yields numerous benefits. And while high-intensity models are touted as a w...

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