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  1. What Is Obesity?

    Obesity means having far too much body fat. It's about much more than your clothing size or how you look. It can seriously affect your health. Your whole body feels it, from your joints to your heart, blood pressure, blood sugar, and other systems. The extra fat cells produce inflammation and variou

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  2. How I Lost Half My Body Weight

    Four years ago I was 54 years old and weighed 404 pounds. Being overweight was something that sort of crept up on me. In my early 20s, I wasn’t fat -- I played softball and soccer with pickup teams and rode my bicycle. Then I got married, had kids, and started a career. I was traveling, building my

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  3. Happy Weight vs. Healthy Weight

    Odds are you weigh more than you did 20 years ago. Most of us do. And not only has your waistline grown, but your ideal weight has increased, too. In a recent Gallup poll, 60% described their weight as just about right. That's just about the same percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese. 

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  4. Apple Cider Vinegar and Health

    You probably have a bottle of apple cider vinegar in your pantry right now. It’s a tasty addition to homemade pickles, marinades, and salad dressing, but is it also good for you? As a folk remedy, apple cider vinegar has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts. Many of its suppose

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  5. Is Your Diet Aging You?

    What you put on your plate might affect what you see in the mirror. But a few tweaks to your dining habits can go a long way to keeping your skin youthful and your body healthy. The key approach? Eat better. "Poor-quality foods, like trans fats, cause inflammation -- and aging is basically a chronic

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  6. What Your BMI Doesn’t Tell You

    You've probably heard the term BMI (body mass index). It's based on your height and weight, and it's widely used to determine if you're in a healthy weight range. But as it turns out, BMI may not be the best way to size up your shape. Calculated from a person's height and weight, BMI breaks down int

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  7. Stay-Slim Secrets From Dietitians

    Ddietitians share their diet and fitness tips.

  8. Mushrooms: Nutrition and Enchilada Recipe

    Although you'll find them in the produce aisle, mushrooms aren't really vegetables. They’re the nutrition-packed fruit of fungi. They're naturally low in calories and sodium and high in fiber, plus they have potassium and selenium. Some common varieties: White: small, round mushrooms with short stem

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  9. Walnut Pesto Recipe and Nutrition Perks

    Fresh and beautifully bright green, pesto is traditionally made with pine nuts. This version uses walnuts.  It's easy to make: Drop 3 unpeeled garlic cloves in boiling water and cook 45 seconds. Drain water; peel and mince cloves. Combine garlic with 1/4 cup toasted walnuts (see instructions on how

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  10. Microwave Covers: Are They Safe?

    Q: At work, we're supposed to use plastic covers to keep the microwave clean. Are they safe? A: Microwave covers are inexpensive, and they're dishwasher-safe and reusable, which makes them even cheaper (and green). Some are just a flat sheet of plastic, while others are dome-shaped. Most brands come

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