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protein

Muscle maintenance 101

Learn how to care for your muscles before, during and after a workout.

Whip up heart-smart comfort foods

Those scrumptious Southern dishes don't have to be deep-fried and battered. A few tweaks can turn 'em healthy—and keep 'em tasty.

The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Time to shake it up?

If your meals are healthy and balanced, you probably don't need protein shakes. But on the go, a shake can get you through.

Super-charge your protein plan

Meats and poultry are fine—but don't overlook plants as a shelf-stable, affordable option to meet your protein needs.

Patient Story

‘It just kind of hit me’

With help from a registered dietitian, Steve Chappell dropped from 222 pounds to 175 pounds—and he plans on staying there.

Food for the ages

The risk of malnutrition grows as you get older. The right diet can strengthen your defenses.

Sports supplements—worthy or wasteful?

A dietitian shares her top advice: Those 'miracle' ingredients are readily available in a well-balanced diet.

Got pea milk?

Chances are, your local grocery store has a deluge of dairy alternatives. Learn what’s healthy for your children—and what’s not.

One egg a day? Perfectly OK

Uneasy egg eaters can take solace: Moderate egg consumption is part of a healthy diet.

Modern tastes for ancient grains

Whether you’re interested in history or health, these mysteries of history deserve a leading spot on your plate.

The bloated burden of high-fiber diets

The trick? Learn to strike the ideal balance between vegetable sources and whole grains.