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Here’s How Soy Milk Stacks Up Against Other Plant-Based Milks

Non-dairy milks aren’t perfect fill-ins for cow squeezings. They’re made by watering down various plant products, and their nutrition facts are nothing like dairy milks—or each other. A pair of scientists recently declared soy milk to be the most nutritious non-dairy milk. It doesn’t really matter which one you put…Read more… Continue Reading at

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How to Live in a World Where Calorie Counts Are on Every Menu 

Calorie counts were supposed to become mandatory on restaurant menus this summer, but Trump’s new FDA blocked that rule shortly before it was supposed to go into effect. Now the agency has reversed course and says calorie counts will be mandatory starting in May 2018—which is both good and bad news.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Biggest Losers Have to Exercise a Ton to Keep the Weight Off

Diet usually matters more for weight loss than exercise, but it turns out that Biggest Loser contestants who managed to keep the weight off have to exercise a lot. But if you and I aren’t Biggest Loser contestants, does that mean anything for us?Read more… Continue Reading at

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How to Track Calories and Macros in Homemade Meals

If you’ve ever experimented with food tracking, you probably know that it’s really easy to track the calories and nutritional macros in a can of chicken noodle soup or a box of chocolate chip cookies—the information is right there on the package, and it’s often pre-loaded into apps like Fitbit and MyFitnessPal—but…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Everybody, Including Donald Trump, Needs to Know About How Your Body Gets Its “Energy”

Food contains energy. Exercise takes energy. We feel great when we’re full of energy. But, uh, are we talking about the same thing in all three sentences? We aren’t, and our president is one of the many people who can’t keep the different meanings straight. Let’s clear up the confusion.Read more… Continue Reading at

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