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protein

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.

Ready for a breakfast tweak?

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

Programmed to pack pounds?

A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.

The skirmish over soy

As the FDA reexamines the claim that soy products may reduce heart disease risk, some scientists say relabeling would be a mistake.

So, your teen wants to be a vegetarian?

A dietitian and pediatrician offer tips to ensure your youngster is successful in this new journey.

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Grow your nutty knowledge

A variety of nuts deliver ample benefits in the way of healthy fats and nutrients—but they're not all created equal.

The puzzling art of protein

Piece together a suitable meal plan that works for your needs.

A weight-free proposition

High-priced gyms don't have the market cornered on strength-building. Some simple, at-home exercises can do the trick nicely.

A blood test may reveal your heart health

Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.

Running on empty?

Whole foods can fix that.

The heal-better diet

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

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