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What is Milk, Anyway?

Plant‐based milks such as almond milk, soymilk, coconut milk, hemp milk and others seem to have wounded the pride of traditional milk providers. In January, a bill called the Dairy Pride Act w...

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Question: I use chia seeds and flaxseed in smoothies. How do they compare to fish as sources of omega‐3s?

Update to Labels May Curb Food Waste

Americans waste about 8 million pounds of food each year. What if we could easily reduce that—and put nearly $30 million back i...

Don't Go Sour on Fermented Foods

Looking for novel, nutrient‐packed foods to add to your diet? Fermented foods may be what you've been missing all your life. Known for their active bacteria and sour flavor, fermente...

Are Americans Eating Better?

Americans' notoriously unhealthy diets are seeing a few improvements, according to analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Asso...

Resistance Training and the Cardiorespiratory Response

We know that resistance training improves strength, but can it also challenge the cardiorespiratory system? In a study published in Th...

Jet Lag and Athletic Performance

Jet lag affects sports performance in very specific, context–dependent ways that can influence game outcomes, according to research fr...

Optimism and Women's Health

Are you an optimist, and do you encourage others to look on the bright side? If yes, then you may be supporting your own and other peo...

Comparing Periodization Strategies for Women

Study reviewed: Bartolomei, S., et al. 2015. Block vs. weekly undulating periodized resistance training programs in women. Journal of ...

Exercise and Pain Perception in Older Adults

Can physical activity help us modulate pain? New findings from Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis suggest that ph...

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