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6. Healthful Eating Made Easy

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless, and it doesn’t have to be difficult to make. With a little preparation and some practice, you can make small changes to your dietary intake that can add up to big benefits for your health.
Small Changes and Super Swaps
Sometimes small changes

8. Helping Yourself

Although there is still no cure for dementia, our growing knowledge of the factors involved in its development have demonstrated that the lifestyle choices we make help to reduce our personal risk. Furthermore, you don’t have to be in your twenties for those changes to have an impact. A groundbreaking

4. Vegetable Superfoods

Vegetables are excellent sources of nutrients packed into low-calorie bundles. Most vegetables provide about 25 calories per one-half cup cooked or one-cup raw serving, yet they offer a huge nutrition bang for their calorie buck; they contain slowly digested carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and a wealth of phytochemicals that give

5 Easy Cooking Techniques for Your Health

5 Easy Cooking Techniques for Your Health

Cooking at home has a number of health benefits. Home cooked meals give you more control over the food you eat, allowing you to choose natural, whole foods and cut down on preservatives. However, preparing delicious, healthy meals at home doesn’t stop at the ingredients you choose—finding the easiest cooking

5. Maximum Nutrition, Minimal Fuss

Who’s Cooking?
Hands down, when it comes to getting the many different nutrients needed to support physical activity and good health, eating whole foods in forms close to nature trumps eating foods processed in a factory. Unfortunately, as a nation people are cooking less and relying more on packaged convenience foods,

Stop Worrying About Total Fat

Two of the nation’s leading nutrition experts have some advice for the federal government: Stop worrying about total fat. Nutrition research has shown that the emphasis on restricting total fat intake is outdated, yet these limits affect everything from Nutrition Facts labels to school lunches to supermarket products. In recent

For Optimal Health, Get Cooking!

If you want to reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes, turn to home-cooked, plant-based cuisines from such places around the world as India, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. That was the grand message at Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives, a conference presented

Salmon is Great On Your Plate

Nutrition experts frequently recommend eating cold-water, fatty fish, and salmon often tops the list.
“Salmon is an excellent source of lean protein—a 3-ounce serving provides 23 grams,” says Tanya Freirich, MS, RD, CDN, a dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. “It’s also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, two

How To Help Your Loved Ones Lose Those Love Handles

Your spouse’s doctor has just prescribed weight loss to lower blood pressure. Your sister’s back is killing her because she’s carrying around an extra 40 pounds. And you’re sure your brother-in-law is eating himself into an

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