Protein is an essential macronutrient necessary for growth and maintenance. Foods rich in animal protein include meat, fish, eggs, poultry, and dairy products, and plant foods rich in protein are primarily beans, nuts, and grains. The current recommended daily allowance (RDA) for protein is 0.8 g protein/kg body weight/day for […]

The pandemic has changed so many things about how we all live, perhaps most immediately what we wear: on our feet, around our waists, on our faces and especially on our lips, which after a brief hiatus this summer are once again often covered by masks. I am a longtime […]

To increase our chances for a long life, we probably should take at least 7,000 steps a day or play sports such as tennis, cycling, swimming, jogging or badminton for more than 2 1/2 hours per week, according to two large-scale new studies of the relationship between physical activity and […]