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What's the Real Beef With Red Meat?

Cutting through all the conflicting advice about how much we should eat


Stay Fit

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How to Stay Healthy With Insights From the Lab

Exposure to lighting, exercising and doing right by your body clock

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The NEAT Way to Help Improve Your Health

In a nutshell? Sit less to keep the weight off … and add more years to your life, too

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Strength Training’s Health Benefits Go Beyond Muscles

Working out can boost your brain health and help you control diabetes

Healthy Eating

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Can Drinking Soda or Sugary Drinks Really Kill You?

The bottom line on all those scary health studies you’ve heard about lately

A flexitarian diet with more fruits and vegetables may improve your overall health

How to Eat Less Meat and More Veggies

Research shows health benefits of a flexitarian diet. Here's how to get started

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Is a Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

What you need to know about this fat-burning approach and why it's not for everyone

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6 Ways to Save Your Knees

Things you can do to keep these critical joints healthy and pain-free

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Manage Your Weight After 50

Get expert advice on smart ways to tip the scale in your favor

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