Weight loss, muscle strength, a release of happy endorphins—it's no secret that with exercise comes a lengthy list of positive benefits. And while these physical and emotional benefits are often among the top reasons people hit the gym, kee... Read more
The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Regardless of weight or fitness level, we all sweat (although some more than others). For many, it's welcomed as physical proof of exertion. Whether you prefer running, spinning or hot yoga, there's just something exhilarating... Read more
Age-related drops in sex hormone levels sometimes cause undesirable symptoms. But is hormone therapy safe for the heart?A decline in sex hormones is a natural part of growing older. Still, it's only natural to want to feel robust, mentally sharp, a... Read more
Decoding Food LabelsIs there a difference between "organic" and "100 percent organic"? And what about grass-fed and grass-finished meats? We'll help you brush up on your food-label smarts.Walk down the aisle of any supermarket and you’ll see food lab... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
Pop quiz: Which is the best product description to read on a food label?A. “100% natural”B. “All natural ingredients”C. “100% organic”D. “Certified organic ingredients”(Keep reading for the answer!)This... Read more
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