Diet and Nutrition

Diet and nutrition

Fuel your body right

What you eat can have a crucial impact on your overall health. In fact, eating the right food may lower your risk for diabetes, relieve symptoms of some medical conditions, increase your energy level, and improve the quality and length of your life. Of course, what’s right for others may not be right for you. Find out how specific foods and meal plans can meet your needs and health goals.

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Portion control can help with weight loss

Eat right for weight loss

The sustainable way to trim down is to control your calories. It's the key to successful weight loss.

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Ten of the healthiest foods

Ten of the healthiest foods you can find are right on your grocer's shelves.

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Simple steps to a heart-healthy diet

Creating a heart-healthy lifestyle is a matter of knowing the facts and making smart choices. Your heart will thank you for it.

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Making it work: diet and exercise

For health issues or chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, healthy eating and exercise habits are a must.

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Keeping a food journal is beneficial

Starting a food journal

Food diaries: Their names are different, their styles are different and so are the reasons people use them.

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Fruits and vegetables in the spotlight

Learn some new, creative ways to add healthy fruits and vegetables to your diet.

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Nuts are a good source of nutrients

Nuts for heart health

Go nuts! It's not just good for your body, but for your heart as well.

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Food choices can affect cholesterol levels

Understanding cholesterol

Learning to balance your cholesterol means understanding the different kinds of cholesterol as well as healthy levels for each.

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Chocolate can be beneficial for health

The health benefits of chocolate

Learn about the health benefits of dark chocolate and its special antioxidant, flavonoids.

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Energy drinks and your health

Facts about energy drinks

They may give you a temporary jolt, but energy drinks have a downside for your long-term health.

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