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For a Healthy Diet, Don’t Fear Fat

With all the low-fat, no-fat, and fat-free products out there, it seems there is a lot of “fat fear” going on. But avoiding fat is not the best thing when it comes to good nutrition and health.

“As you age, fat plays an important role in your diet, from regulating your

Foods That Lower Blood Pressure: Dig Into the DASH Diet

Foods That Lower Blood Pressure: Dig Into the DASH Diet

The link between diet and blood pressure is undeniable. Maintaining a healthy weight can help you better control your blood pressure. And following a low-sodium diet may be particularly important if you have, or are at risk of developing, hypertension. To learn more about foods that lower blood pressure, you

Natural Energy Boosters: Keep These Snacks Close By

Natural Energy Boosters: Keep These Snacks Close By

Do you often find yourself chugging coffee in the mid-morning, hoping to find the energy to propel you to lunch—only to find yourself dragging an hour after your mid-day meal? It’s all too common in this fast-paced world to feel low on energy. Anyone who has experienced that “depleted” feeling

Add Walnuts to Your Diet for Better Cardiovascular Health

If you’re at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, you may want to consider adding some walnuts to your next salad. Or just grab a handful for an afternoon snack.
A small study, recently published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, suggests that eating one ounce of walnuts a day

Supermarket Sleuth: Cooking Oil Comparison

Choosing the best oil is more a matter of health, flavor, and cooking temperature than of calories. All oils have around 120 calories and 14 grams of fat per tablespoon: The nutritional differences are in the details. Bottled oils contain various types of fatty acids (fats) that have different health

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