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  1. Food Lovers Fat Loss System: Diet Review

    Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, reviews the Food Lovers Fat Loss System.

  2. Q&A With Marcus Samuelsson

    Ethiopian-born chef Marcus Samuelsson grew up in Sweden, attended the Culinary Institute in Gothenburg, and then came to New York City to apprentice at the famed restaurant Aquavit. When he was only 24, The New York Times gave him a three-star review (making him the youngest chef to ever receive tha

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  3. Ideal Weight or Happy Weight?

    Maybe you've been working on getting back to the weight you were at in high school or on your wedding day. But do you really need to go that low? Or can you weigh more than your ideal weight and still be healthy? If you're overweight, losing just 10% of your body weight is linked to many health bene

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  4. How I Got My Kid to Like Walnuts

    Felice Bogus is used to the vagaries of childhood tastes. Her 9-year-old daughter, Margalit, is open to foods such as kimchi-flavored seaweed while rejecting kid-meal mainstays like hamburgers. But that can flip-flop from one day to the next. "I've learned not to make any assumptions," says Bogus. S

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  5. The Five-Meal Plan for Health and Fitness

    You’d think that for a chef, eating frequent meals wouldn’t be an issue. Yes, I understand the concept: Five small meals a day takes the edge off your appetite, evens out blood sugar levels, and keeps your energy steady. But I confess: I don’t always eat this way. Although my fitness trainer encoura

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  6. African Mango: What to Know About Irvingia Gabonensis

    Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, discusses African mango supplements touted for weight loss and reducing belly fat.

  7. Cravings: Why They Strike, How to Curb Them

    Is that bag of potato chips or candy bar calling your name? If your cravings start to run amok and demand satisfaction every day, take heart: You're not at the mercy of your food desires. You can learn to outsmart them. Brian Wansink, PhD, makes it his business to understand food cravings. He direct

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  8. Medicinal Uses of Honey

    Honey has a long medicinal history. The ancient Egyptians not only made offerings of honey to their gods, they also used it as an embalming fluid and a dressing for wounds. On that last point, at least, they were on to something. Today, many people swarm to honey for its antibacterial and anti-infla

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  9. Arsenic in Food: FAQ

    Recent investigations have found the toxin arsenic in rice and apple juice. Consumer Reports published results of their tests of 88 samples of apple and grape juices. Nine samples had more arsenic than the federal government allows in drinking water In a separate analysis of government nutrition dat

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  10. Top Doctor Topics of 2011

    Concerns about drugs, both prescription and illegal, made headlines during 2011. The possibility of cancer from cell phones came into the spotlight as well. But not all news was about warnings and scares. The FDA approved a new drug for diabetes, linagliptin, giving people with type 2 diabetes anoth

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