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The Washington Post Wellness section provides coverage and analysis of health, healthcare, nutrition, wellness and fitness news, trends and policy. Post Wellness also includes discussions and blogs about major health issues.

A study suggests that using plant-based protein and fat as substitutes for carbs is safer.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:00 am
A study suggests that using plant-based protein and fat as substitutes for carbs is safer.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:00 am
A nutritionist shares what to look for, mistakes to avoid and a list of providers.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 11:00 am
Researchers found you can make improvements in less than an hour a week.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 11:00 am
In May, Maurice Desjardins was given a face transplant — Canada's first.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 2:50 pm
New advice to industry will aim to provide clarity on nonaddictive alternatives, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says.
Posted: August 29, 2018, 12:00 pm
Hate reading late-night twitter is stressful, and one of the symptoms — however benign it seems — could be an eye twitch.
Posted: August 27, 2018, 10:00 am
Listen to your body before upping weight, duration or distance.
Posted: September 12, 2018, 11:00 am
Growing and preparing food can help children learn to be more well-rounded eaters, among other things.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:00 am
Visiting a sauna several times a week can lower rates of heart disease and stroke.
Posted: September 10, 2018, 11:00 am
Food cooperatives offer lower-cost meals and a community of like-minded students
Posted: September 6, 2018, 11:00 am
More research is needed. In the meantime, here’s how to look at dairy fat.
Posted: September 5, 2018, 11:00 am
Transdermal products that market themselves as supplements are drawing scrutiny.
Posted: September 4, 2018, 11:00 am
“I’m a pretty fast runner . . . I had no problem beating Metro.”
Posted: September 1, 2018, 7:49 pm
A large British study found a link between medications and the likelihood of weight gain.
Posted: August 29, 2018, 11:00 am
Chaga, lion’s mane and reishi are being promoted as ways to ease stress. But research so far is scant.
Posted: August 28, 2018, 11:00 am
The alternative sugars don’t cause blood sugar to spike and offer at least some nutritional value.
Posted: August 27, 2018, 11:00 am
New research suggests that speed as well as volume makes a difference when it comes to walking’s health benefits.
Posted: August 23, 2018, 11:00 am
Unnecessarily cutting out carbs could lead to a lack of essential nutrients.
Posted: August 22, 2018, 11:00 am
Instead of following new fads, stick to these low-risk lifestyle practices.
Posted: August 21, 2018, 11:00 am
The way I see it, workouts of any kind are an opportunity to breathe loudly, sweat and appear uncomposed in a room full of people who are doing the same.
Posted: August 20, 2018, 3:49 pm
The value of mindful eating is not in its utility as a weight-loss tool but in its ability to create a better relationship with food.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 11:00 am
No food, beverage or supplement can magically shrink away your fat cells or boost your immune system.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 2:00 pm
Physical sun blockers like zinc and titanium oxide can get the job done without harming the environment.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 11:00 am
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