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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Going nuts for heart health 
Going nuts for heart health
Here are some dos and don’ts when it comes to eating nuts.
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.
Could drinking this improve your brain function? 
Could drinking this improve your brain function?
Some basic healthy habits can lower your risk of cognitive decline.
Should you be doing yoga at work? 
Should you be doing yoga at work?
Maybe you could even start your own program or club.