Articles by "Mary Arens"

Mary Arens
Mary Arens

Mary Arens, health enews contributor, is a senior content specialist at Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee. She has 20+ years of experience in communications plus a degree in microbiology. Outside of work, Mary makes healthy happen with hiking, yoga, gardening and walks with her dog, Chester.

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3 reasons to drink chocolate milk after a workout 
3 reasons to drink chocolate milk after a workout
Think chocolate milk is just for kids? Think again. Chocolate milk has many health benefits – and some of them might surprise you. 
5 nutrients women need 
5 nutrients women need
And find out where you can get each one of them from food.
What are the pros and cons of whey protein? 
What are the pros and cons of whey protein?
It’s popular among athletes, but is it for you?
This vitamin may help fight off colds and the flu 
This vitamin may help fight off colds and the flu
Once you have a flu shot, there’s another way you also can fight back.
How food can affect your mood  Featured
How food can affect your mood
A recent study addressed diet and depression. Learn more.
It’s getting dark earlier. Here’s how to be seen if you’re exercising outside. 
It’s getting dark earlier. Here’s how to be seen if you’re exercising outside.
These five tips can help keep you safe.