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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Sugar?

Tags: added sugar, diet, healthy diet, myths, quiz, sugar

Your sweet tooth may make you an expert on sugary treats. But how much do you know about how sugar affects your body? Take this quiz and find out.

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How to Make 3 Simple Salads With 5 Ingredients

Tags: fruits, healthy diet, Recipes

Get creative about eating healthy, distinct recipes on one grocery trip! These three fruit and nut salad recipes all use the same core ingredients but offer different flavors with simple swaps, spices and herbs.

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Is Oil-Pulling Your Best Choice for Dental Health?

Tags: coconut oil, dentist, detox, heart-healthy oils, teeth

Oil-pulling is swishing a teaspoon of oil in your mouth for 20 minutes every day, then spitting it out. The Indian folk practice is becoming a fad because of celebrity endorsements.

Mushroom and Asparagus Quiche

Recipe: Asparagus, Tomato and Shiitake Mushroom Quiche

Tags: breakfast, eggs, healthy diet, Recipes, vegetables

This quiche, which has a whole-wheat crust, makes a nice meal with a simple green salad. Change up the vegetables by the season to baby artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, squash or fennel.

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Mindful Eating: Change How You Think About Food

Tags: bad habits, electronics, healthy diet, healthy eating

We all know when we're eating without thinking. We know when we're eating just for comfort, or because of boredom or stress. There's something you can do to change these habits. You can practice "mindful eating."

Green Foods

6 Recipes to Eat Green on St. Paddy’s Day

Tags: healthy eating, Recipes, smoothie, vegeatables

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with your favorite green foods? They're not just green -- but good for you too. Lucky for picky eaters, these recipes are also quite yummy!

Fiber: 4 Reasons It’s for You Plus 4 Tips (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Fiber: 4 Reasons It’s for You (Infographic)

Tags: fiber, healthy diet, infographic

Nutrition experts love fiber. Not only does it make you feel full, so you’re less tempted to overeat. It also helps protect you against chronic diseases. Find ways to boost fiber in your diet.

Green grape smoothie recipe infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Recipe: Green Grape Smoothie (Infographic)

Tags: healthy diet, infographic, Recipes, smoothie

Your kids don’t really need to know about the veggies. This deliciously sweet smoothie will have them begging for more. It’s up to you whether you divulge that besides grapes, pear and orange, it also contains nutritional powerhouses like spinach and kale. We won’t tell if you won’t!

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How New Nutrition Label Will Help You Eat Wisely

Tags: diet & nutrition, food labels, healthy eating, nutrition, nutrition labels

A new Nutrition Facts label is coming to a store near you. The FDA announced proposed revisions aimed at simplifying the familiar panel, which appears on nearly 700,000 packaged foods and beverages.

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How You Can Find the Best Personal Trainer

Tags: exercise, fitness, lose weight, personal trainer, workout

You’re ready to get serious with your fitness routine and hire a personal trainer. Be thorough in your research and insist on someone who can really help you reach your goals.