HEALTHY LIVING

Proper nutrition is a foundation for living healthy, active lives at every age and stage.

HEALTHY LIVING

Is a High-Protein Diet Good for Weight Loss?

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Key Takeaways

• Protein is an essential part of a healthy diet.
• Getting adequate protein can help with muscle loss associated with intentional weight loss.
• High-quality, high-protein foods can help you meet your protein needs.

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Preserving Muscle When Trying to Lose Weight

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Key Takeaways

• Muscle matters. It helps support your daily activities, movement and energy metabolism.
• During weight loss, it’s common that muscle mass is lost, too.
• Getting plenty of protein can help preserve muscle when losing weight.

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How Long Does It Take to Create a Healthy Habit That Lasts?

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Key Takeaways

• There's no "one size fits all" timeline when creating new habits.
• Repetition and consistency are essential for forming lasting lifestyle changes.
• Environmental cues play an important role in habit formation, where specific contexts or routines strengthen and reinforce the behavior.

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Elite Athletes and the Gut Microbiota: What You Need to Know

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Elite athletes are known for their raw power, lightning speed and Herculean strength. Recent research has uncovered a potential unsung hero behind their exceptional performance — their gut microbiota.

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Top 5 Nutrition Tips for Women to Support Healthy Aging

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Aging is a natural process that every woman goes through. Although the passing decades are accompanied by bodily wear and tear, good nutrition and an active lifestyle can help women mitigate declines in muscle and joint health, bone density and skin integrity. Understanding how nutrition affects the changes you experience with aging can help you make informed choices about your health.

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Common Menopause Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

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­­Common Menopause Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

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Life transitions can be challenging, and misinformation can make it that much harder to approach a new life stage with confidence. For example, there are many misconceptions and myths about menopause that may leave you feeling unsure about what to expect or how to best navigate this transition.

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