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NEWSBITES AUGUST 2023

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A Calorie is a Calorie

Q: I keep thinking of the old expression, “a calorie is a calorie.” What does this mean, and is it true? 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 […]

Ask Tufts Experts: June 2023

Climate Change Impacting Coffee . . . Diet and Gout Q: I was interested to learn about the negative environmental impact of food waste (February...

Ask the Tufts Experts May 2023: Purposeful weight gain

Q: Following a recent illness, I need to gain weight. How can I do that in a healthy way? A: Jillian Reece, RD, a...

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...

News Bites May 2022

Walking Can Preserve Women’s Muscle with Age, No Extra Protein Needed A trial that asked if milk was better at helping build muscle than a...
Consuming at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day may help you live longer.

Five Servings of Fruits and Vegetables a Day Associated with Longer Life

In an attempt to identify the optimal intake of fruits and vegetables associated with maintaining long-term health, researchers collected information on the typical dietary...
Resistance training helps you get stronger, whether you eat extra meat or not.

Extra Protein from Red Meat May Not Help Middle-Aged Adults Build Strength

A recently published randomized controlled trial found that high protein intake from lean beef, compared with moderate intake, did not help middle-aged adults get...

Food for Healthy Skin

We all want smooth, healthy skin. There is a huge market for skincare products, but the best way to care for our largest organ...

Protein for Better Aging

Sarcopenia, the gradual loss of muscle mass that can occur with aging, affects 15 percent of people over age 65, and 50 percent of...