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Breast Cancer and Diet

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we researched the latest information on diet and other lifestyle activities and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer...

Eating During Chemotherapy

Q: I am undergoing chemotherapy. I have very little appetite, and sometimes just the smell of food makes me nauseous! How can I get...

Even Healthy, Normal-Weight Older Women May Benefit from a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

A recent study reinforces the fact that a healthy lifestyle is beneficial even in the absence of overweight or obesity. To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Tufts Health & Nutrition Get the next year of Tufts Health & Nutrition for as little as […]

Are You Losing Muscle?

We all lose muscle as we age. Roger A. Fielding, PhD, a professor of biochemical and molecular nutrition at the Friedman School and senior...

NEWSBITES May 2023

Healthy Pre-Infection Lifestyle Associated with Lower Risk of “Long COVID” To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Tufts Health & Nutrition Get the next year of Tufts Health & Nutrition for as little as $18. And access all of our back issues and online […]

Preventing a Stroke

Stroke is the fifth highest cause of death in the U.S. and a major cause of disability. Fortunately, there are steps you can take...

The Health Benefits of Strength Training

While aerobic activities like walking, jogging, gardening, swimming, and playing tennis or pickleball are an important part of a healthy lifestyle, there are many...

Small Amounts of Physical Activity Can Have Big Benefits

For ideal health and physical well-being, it’s recommended each week adults aim to do a total of two-and-a-half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (or...
There’s a lot of misinformation going around about how to fuel your body for physical performance and recovery. Get the facts.

Muscle Building, Sports Performance, and Diet

If you want to build muscle, excel at a sport, or simply get the most out of regular physical activity, experts say some popular...

Physical Activity Plus Moderate Calorie Reduction Helps Cardiovascular Health

As we age, the aorta (the body’s main artery) gets stiffer. Arterial stiffness is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events, dementia, and death....