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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6 Easy Ways to Focus on Eye Health

You know the old joke about why rabbits don’t wear glasses? Well, it’s because they eat a lot of carrots! Carrots go hand-in-hand with eye health and if you read on, you’ll see why.

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So-Called "Healthy" Foods That Have More Sugar Than a Donut

You found it in the health food aisle. It says “organic” on the label. So it’s got to be good for you, right?

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Can Facebook Help You Lose Weight?

The average American spends more than three hours a day texting, emailing, and using social media. Wouldn’t it be great if we could channel some of that digital energy into something more productive than watching cat videos and bashing friends’ sport teams… something like, say, losing weight?

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Weight Watchers and HumanaVitality are here to Help Your Weight Loss Goals

There’s more to wellness than just getting active—a healthier Body Mass Index (BMI) can help improve your blood pressure, cholesterol, and lower your Vitality Age. If losing weight is one of your goals, you may be eligible to join Weight Watchers® through HumanaVitality. By teaming up with Weight Watchers, qualifying HumanaVitality® members now have access to Weight Watchers customized tools and support to help you make healthier choices.

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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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Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, and Black Olives

This vibrant summer salad goes well with just about any entrée. Be sure to get ultra-fresh beans and corn and blanch them just long enough to tenderize them and bring out their color. If available, use salt-cured black olives, which provide the best complement to the crisp vegetables.

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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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