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  1. The Truth About Agave

    Agave has become a popular sweetener for people looking for natural alternatives to white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. But is agave really any more healthy?

  2. The Truth About HGH for Weight Loss

    The quest for a weight loss solution has some people taking human growth hormone (HGH) in pills, powders and injections. But does it really work?

  3. 5 Ways to End Your War with Food

    In her new book, Women, Food, and God, writer and teacher Geneen Roth reveals how to end our painful obsession with our weight, our food, and our bodies — once and for all.

  4. 6 Foods and Tips for More Fiber

    We all know fiber is good for us. Not only can dietary fiber lower cholesterol, it also helps keep us trim and feeling full. So how do you get more fiber into your daily diet? Here are six painless ways to work in 25 grams a day — the recommended amount for someone eating 2,000 calories a day. Befor

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  5. Why You Need More Fiber

    Most of us haven't a clue how many grams of fiber we get from our diets in on a typical day. Yet for many Americans, this number should be doubled. The American Dietetic Association reports that most of us don't even come close to the recommended intake of 20 grams to 35 grams of fiber a day. Americ

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  6. Expert Q&A: Helping Your Child With Weight Loss

    Concerned that your child might be overweight or obese? As a parent, it can be hard to know what to do. Can you just hope your child will grow out of it? Can you encourage healthy habits without nagging? Is there some way to get your child to try a bite of vegetables without turning dinner into a pi

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  7. The Facts on Leptin: FAQ

    It's been called the "obesity hormone" or "fat hormone" -- but also the "starvation hormone." When scientists discovered leptin in 1994, excitement arose about its potential as a blockbuster weight loss treatment. Even today, the Internet is loaded with sites that sell leptin supplements. Any truth

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  8. Movie Snacks: The Ugly Diet Truth

    Headed to the movies this weekend? If you’re planning to snack, beware. For many a moviegoer, the popcorn and candy are part of the whole cinematic experience. But they may derail your diet if you go overboard. But with a little creativity and planning, you can nosh without terminating your calorie

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  9. The Amazingly Delicious (and Healthy) Artichoke

    According to legend, the artichoke was created when the smitten Greek god Zeus turned his object of affection into a thistle after being rejected. Despite this prickly beginning, the ancients considered the artichoke full of health benefits, using it as an aphrodisiac, a diuretic, a breath freshener

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  10. The Mayo Clinic Diet

    Although fad diets have used the name, the real diet from the Mayo Clinic involves healthy eating and exercise. Learn more from the WebMD review.

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