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My boyfriend has been lifting weights at his gym. He’s working on getting stronger, and one of the trainers there suggested he start taking creatine as a supplement. I’ve never heard of that before. What is creatine, and what is it made out of? How does it affect your body?

By Ask the Doctors • November 28, 2022

I’m a 33-year-old woman in good health. The problem is that I got into some bad habits during the pandemic and gained weight. I’m back on track with diet, and now I am adding exercise. I remember reading that the time of day that women exercise makes a difference. Is that true?

By Ask the Doctors • November 23, 2022

Tips for managing Thanksgiving and Christmas calories

By Chayil Champion • November 23, 2022

Slaughtering animals for meat now has a new and possibly healthier alternative

By Chayil Champion • November 23, 2022

What does it mean when something is a “complete protein”? A friend said that when I count beans or grains as a protein, it’s not the same nutritional value as meat or cheese. Are there really different kinds of protein? Is he right that it matters which kind of protein you eat?

By Ask the Doctors • November 9, 2022

I heard on the news about a study that says you won’t get as hungry if you eat all of your meals earlier in the day. Does that have to do with the way the body clock works? It seems like circadian rhythms affect everything we do. Can you talk about that, and about this study?

By Ask the Doctors • November 4, 2022

Don't allow complacency to settle in once you have reached your target

By Chayil Champion • November 2, 2022

What foods should you be reducing in your diet?

By Chayil Champion • October 26, 2022

You don't need a scale to weigh your success with weight loss

By Chayil Champion • October 19, 2022

Logging your workouts and meals is an effective way to hold yourself accountable for your health

By Chayil Champion • October 12, 2022