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Nutrition

Seven Natural Sources of Fiber

Fiber-rich foods are wonderful additions to a diet. Fiber may help lower the risk of certain types of cancer, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol, and can help control body weight and BMI. Here are some excellent, natural sources of fiber.

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Nutrition

Eight Plant-Based Sources of Protein

A meaty steak and a side of eggs are two extremely good sources of protein, but what about the vegetarians of the world or people who like their arteries free of unnecessary cholesterol. Here are some wonderful plant-based sources of protein.

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Nutrition

Here's How to Get Your Daily Calcium Intake

Eight great ways to get calcium, an indispensable nutrient to a healthy body.

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Holiday Survival 101: Protecting Your Waistline During the Holidays

Yes! You can make it through the holiday season or any other season without losing your health (or your sanity). Follow these simple steps for a happy and very healthy season.

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Diet and Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. Symptoms include: Blu...

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Eight Holiday Party Eating Tips

The day of a holiday party be sure to eat normally throughout the day and try to have a small, healthy snack before leaving for the party. You are more likely to overindulge on the mounds of holiday food if you arrive with an empty stomach. Also, the ...

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6 Swaps To Take Your Diet From Mainstream to Mediterranean

If you’ve already switched to olive oil for cooking, congratulations, that’s a step in the right direction! But extra virgin olive oil is great for dressing vegetables and as a substitute for butter on whole grain bread, too.

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Treatment

10 Ways to Combat Food Addiction

Like all addictions, food addictions can actually ruin a life. Usually the destructive process involves a decline in health and fitness levels. Weight gain and the complications associated with it are the dominant features in a person struggling with ...

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Six Tips to Reading a Nutrition Label

The information below the serving size is utterly useless unless you know how many servings are in the package in question. For example: VitaminWater posts 50 calories on their 20 oz bottles. However, each bottle contains 2.5 servings, meaning the en...

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5 Foolproof Ways to Avoid Overeating

Tired of feeling overly full after a meal? Try these tried-and-true methods for beating overeating.