Foods & Nutrients

Are you getting enough protein?

One of the most frustrating things about getting older is how much harder it is to lose weight. One of the main reasons for this? The loss of muscle mass. Beginning at age 30 (yes, 30!), most of us lose about 1% of muscle each year, as the body starts …

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Want to look younger? Eat these 3 foods

We’re all searching for the Fountain of Youth, aren’t we? And to that end, our medicine cabinets are bloated with pricey potions that promise to make us look 5, 10 or even 20 years younger … Well, guess what? You can stop blowing your budget on the latest overpriced ointments. …

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Boost your brainpower all day long

We all have those “senior moments.” You know, the ones when we forget where we put our keys, we blank on a co-worker’s name, or we go into a room and then completely forget why we walked into that room in the first place. These memory lapses are common. And …

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The 1 diet rule you must follow

You’ve probably heard that losing weight requires just the right formula. You know, a formula requiring you to track: calories saturated fat unsaturated fat sugar salt carbs protein Exhausted yet? I know. There are just too many things to think about. But a new study finds that it may NOT …

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Your food fears: Warranted or a waste?

Careful with bagged greens, they might be a breeding ground for germs.

We’ve all heard the scary stories about contaminated food. Sometimes it seems like you can’t eat ANYTHING without fear of getting sick. But is food really that scary? Sometimes … and sometimes not. I looked into some of the most common food fears to give you a reality check on …

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