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protein

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.

Is meatless meat good for you?

The latest food craze looks, tastes and feels like real meat—but at day's end, it's still a processed food.

The vicious cycle: Sugar, processed foods

Want to end those relentless cravings for all things sweet and salty? Bring on the protein, fiber and healthy fats.

Topsy-turvy life? Time to recalibrate

Food is one area in life where you have full control, but only if you map out a plan—and stick to it.

Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.

Build muscle with the right diet

Eat these 6 foods to be a stronger you.

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.

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