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  • Diet Choices to Prevent Cancer

    Research has shown that a healthy diet can lower your risk of certain cancers.

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  • Changing Your Cravings for "Bad" Foods

    It’s possible to change unhealthy food cravings with planning and substitutions.

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  • Cholesterol and Your Child

    Problems with high cholesterol levels can begin in childhood. They are likely to continue into adulthood, increasing the risk for…

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  • Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    The holidays are one of our favorite times to eat. Here are tips that can help you eat healthy during…

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  • Are Sports Drinks Effective?

    Sports drinks are used by athletes, but does that mean they’re good for us? Learn what is in them and…

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  • Diabetes and Nutrition

    Learn how to eat right when you have diabetes.

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  • What to Eat Before and After a Workout

    Nutritionists agree that what you eat before and after exercising can impact the results of your fitness program.

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  • Superfoods

    Superfoods are foods that are very healthy and full of nutrients. There is not a specific list of superfoods. It’s…

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  • Caffeine and Kids

    In children, caffeine can raise blood pressure and interfere with sleep. It can make children less aware of being tired…

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  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    After 40, women experience changes in their nutrition and metabolism, due to decreased hormones, reduced activity level, and medical…

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  • Balancing Your Food Plate

    Follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate and other guidelines to get a balanced diet and build a healthy…

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  • Packing Healthy School Lunches

    A healthy school lunch is an important part of every child’s day. Learn tips on packing a healthy lunch your…

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  • Nutrition Tips for Kids

    Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your…

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  • Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is eating in response to your emotions or out of boredom. Emotional eaters eat for comfort rather than…

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  • When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Eat

    Toddlers can have strange eating patterns. But most are completely normal. Establish healthy eating habits and pleasant mealtimes to encourage…

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  • Organic Foods: What You Need to Know

    Organic foods can be a healthier, greener option. Learn about what they are and why they might be a good…

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  • Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

    Learn about the different types of vegetarian diets along with their benefits and drawbacks.

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  • Men’s Guide to Preventive Health Care

    Men need to take charge of their health to prevent certain issues and injuries. Follow these tips to help live…

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  • Nourish Your Brain

    Eating well and keeping physically fit will also improve your cognitive (brain) health. In addition, you should stay socially and…

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  • Eating Disorders

    An eating disorder is an obsession with food and weight that harms a person's well being. There are 2 main…

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