Decades of Hype Turned Protein Into a Superfood – and Spawned a Multibillion-Dollar Industry

Contrary to all the hype that everyone needs more protein, most Americans get twice as much as they need

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It Wasn’t Muscle Damage: It Was Four Fractures and Osteoporosis

How an ER doctor's misdiagnosis led me to take charge of my condition through diet and exercise

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For Women, Osteoporosis Leaves Physical and Emotional Scars

This silent disease can take an emotional toll on women because of physical, lifestyle and dependency changes

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How Women of All Ages Can Prevent Osteoporosis

Tips for keeping your bones healthy and strong

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Can Healthy People Who Eat Right and Exercise Skip the Covid-19 Vaccine? A Research Scientist and Fitness Enthusiast Explains Why the Answer Is No

Eating right can favorably impact the immune system, but nutrition alone will not defend against a potentially life-threatening virus

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8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

Lifestyle

Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences

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How to ‘Build Back Better’ Health Habits After the Pandemic Year

Trying to get back to normal too quickly may be hard on joints and hearts

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Giving Food Pantry Clients Choices – and Gently Nudging Them Toward Nutritious Foods – Can Lead to Healthier Diets

Food pantries that have started to use behavioral economics to promote healthier choices are seeing results

Nutrition & Movement

Seed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating

Gardening, or even viewing plants, can reduce stress and diminish feelings of fear, anger or sadness

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Family Meals Are Good for the Grown-Ups, Too, Not Just the Kids

Eating alone is associated with an increased likelihood of skipping meals, lower intakes of nutrients, reduced energy and poorer nutritional health

Self-Care & Mental Health

1 in 3 College Students Face Food Insecurity – Expanding Snap Benefits on Campus Will Help Stave Off Hunger

Thanks to new legislation, college students who are enrolled at least half-time may be eligible for food assistance

Nutrition & Movement

The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Type 2 diabetes greatly increases your chance of developing cardiovascular disease, and the two share many risk factors. Luckily, you can make changes to lower your risk for both.

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A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

Did you know you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19?

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