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Beat the high cost of eating healthy

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 […]

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Adopt These Five Habits for Better Colon Health

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 […]

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Heart Healthy Cooking Tips

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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Create a Heart-Healthy Salad

Salads don’t have to be bland to be nutritious. At the same time, it’s easy to overdo calories and fats when adding ingredients to your greens.

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New Dietary Guidelines to Eating Healthier

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.