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nutrition

The upside to milk

Researchers dive into dairy fat to better understand its effects on diabetes and heart disease. The good news? Butter isn't so bad.

Study: Active body shapes agile mind

An active lifestyle is a surefire way to help maintain a clear, healthy mind well into your later years.

Patient Story

‘Whatever I have to do, I’ll do it’

Diabetes diagnosis motivates Nikki Moon to change her lifestyle.

King of the hill

Greenville’s own Micah Bouman wins Spectrum Health Danish Dash.

Want protein power? Give peas a chance

Split yellow peas are particularly potent in the protein department—and they pack a major dose of fiber, too.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Guys struggle with body image, too

About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.

Patient Story

A new kind of beat

Joint pain and weight problems kept Kim Metzger sedentary for years. She found a new groove with cardio-drumming—and later, bariatric surgery.

Ready for a breakfast tweak?

A few simple alterations to your morning sandwich can keep your calories in check.

7 ways to conquer stress cravings

When life gets hectic, use these save-the-hips tips for avoiding temptation.

First-rate skin protectant: Vitamin A

A diet high in certain foods helps keep skin cells healthy, which researchers suspect may ward off squamous cell skin cancer.

Battling inflammation? Opt for natural fatty acids

In the realm of omega-3, fish and plant-based foods are likely to outperform supplements.

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