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  1. The Best and Worst Foods in Your Pantry

    If your pantry was well-stocked with some of the best food choices for health, you would probably include them in your meals and snacks, right? Pack your pantry with some of the worst food choices though, and that’s most likely what you and your family will be eating instead. The newly released 2010

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  2. Cooking Whole Grains and Seeds for Great Taste

    Whole grains and seeds deserve the title “super food.” They’re rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Help yourself to whole grains every day, research shows, and you’ll substantially lower your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even some forms of cancer. Yet despite the proven power of gr

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  3. How Much Protein Do You Need?

    Protein tends to play a starring role at mealtimes, but you might be better off if it moves out of the spotlight and becomes part of a supporting cast of foods on your plate. Most Americans get more than enough protein each day, and may be getting too much of this nutrient from animal sources, like

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  4. The Pros and Cons of Milk and Dairy

    For reliable dietary advice, most nutritionists agree, look to the food pyramid. But when it comes to advice about milk and dairy, the question is: Which pyramid? The official food pyramid comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It incorporates the recommendations of top ranking nutrition sci

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  5. Choosing a Weight Loss Buddy

    There's no getting around it: The road to weight loss can be a bumpy one. But much like life's other journeys, the going can be smoother when you have someone to share the trip. That's where a "diet buddy" comes in -- a partner who not only shares your weight loss and workout goals, but can help you

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  6. 8 Easy High-Fiber Breakfasts

    Do you have trouble getting 25-38 grams of dietary fiber each day, the amount recommended by the Institute of Medicine for better health? If so, start your day with one of these easy high-fiber breakfasts. They are delicious, and, just as important, they contain fiber and protein to help you feel fu

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  7. 10 Nutrients You May Be Missing

    Americans may eat too many calories, but we're still falling short on essential nutrients. That may seem like a paradox. It's not. “Americans consume far too many empty calories -- foods high in sugar or fat and not much else,” says Kathy McManus, PhD, head of nutrition at Brigham and Women's Hospit

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  8. Eggs: 8 Healthy Facts

    Egg Symbolism Ancient cultures, such as the Egyptians, Persians, and Hindus, believed the world began as a large egg, one reason the egg is a symbol of new life. Egg-cellent Production Individual hens in the United States lay about 250 to 300 eggs per year. Most Extreme Egg The heaviest egg, laid by

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  9. The 9 Most Fattening Foods of Winter

    Controlling weight during the cold, dark days of winter is an issue for most of us. Studies show that many people gain at least a pound between November and January. And the worst part: That gain is usually permanent. Blame it on the cold weather that makes outdoor exercise less appealing, cravings

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  10. Diet Sodas Cause Weight Gain? Not so Fast

    Type “diet soda” and “weight” into your favorite search engine and you may be surprised by what you find. “Drink More Diet Soda, Gain More Weight?” asks one headline. “Diet Soda: Doorway to Weight Gain” shouts another. In a recent search of a popular Web browser, 49 of the first 50 hits were for sto

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