Science-Based Briefs

Protein: Debunking Myths & Uncovering Truths, Part 2 of Two-Part Protein Education Series

Aside from water, proteins are the most abundant molecules in the human body and is the major structural component of all cells.  In addition to helping the body repair cells and make new ones, protein is important for growth and development in children, teens, and pregnant women.  As humans age, it’s even more crucial to consume enough high-quality protein in the diet to better preserve muscle mass and strength, increase the body’s immune function, help decrease recovery time from illness, and maintain a certain quality of life.1

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Keep It Going: Turning Health Goals into Lifelong Habits

Every year, millions of Americans look to January as a time for a fresh start for their health and wellness goals. While the act of setting resolutions is easy, successfully implementing meaningful changes to one’s routine over the long run can be challenging.

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Exploring a Personalized Approach to Type 2 Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a monumental health crisis impacting our country. The CDC reports that 37.3 million Americans (11.3% of the US population) have diabetes, and 96 million American adults (38% of the US population) have prediabetes.1 Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States...

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