You shouldn’t have to choose between your bank account and your health. But all too often, Americans are feeling squeezed. A recent survey of more than 2,000 people confirms it: 59% of respondents said cost was a major barrier to adopting healthy habits. When it comes to eating well, there are some things—like the price […]
Lowering your risk In the journal BMC Medicine, researchers set out to test if a certain lifestyle pattern might lower a person’s risk for colorectal cancer. To do so, they first created a healthy lifestyle index. This index took into account 5 behaviors: Staying at a healthy weight Not smoking Getting regular physical activity—at least […]
Preparing foods to meet guidelines for heart healthy eating does not have to be complicated or intimidating. Heart healthy eating should include foods from all food groups to meet nutrient needs, but they should be prepared in such a way to promote the health benefits of the foods. In general, most heart healthy guidelines will […]
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Since 1980, the Dietary Guidelines have helped millions of Americans eat healthier. Updated every 5 years, the guidelines are packed with nutritional advice based on sound scientific data.