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Broccoli Cheese Baked Potato

Recipe: Low-Fat Broccoli and Cheese Baked Potatoes

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Recipes

Stuffed baked potatoes with broccoli and cheese make a delicious side dish or a light lunch. This recipe calls for skim milk and light cheddar cheese to keep fats low without sacrificing flavor. Only 90 calories per serving.


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Partner Yoga Can Grow Your Relationship and Physical Health (Video)

Tags: exercise, marriage, relationships, yoga, yoga video series

Partner yoga is a newly emerging practice in which poses are shared and supported by another person. Partner yoga is not only for couples. It can be practiced by any two participants- friends, siblings, parents and children.


Peach and Apple

Recipe: Pocket Fruit Pies

Tags: dessert, fall, fruits and vegetables, healthy dessert, Recipes

In this recipe, you can fill whole wheat tortillas with peaches, apples or pears to create a healthier alternative to traditional pie. Brown sugar is optional. Kids of all ages will love them!


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Muffin Recipes: Pumpkin, Apple, Chocolate — All Under 200 Calories

Tags: fall, holiday season, holidays, pumpkin, Recipes

Muffins are real pleasers, whether for breakfast, dessert or a snack. Here are three recipes we chose for great taste and low calories: pumpkin spice, applesauce or chocolate. Each muffin is under 200 calories.


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Feel Your Best with Functional Medicine

Tags: chronic disease, functional medicine, health screenings

Been to the doctor, but still feel unwell? Try functional medicine. This approach treats the entire individual, rather than a cluster of symptoms.


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5 Best Ways to Deal With Stress During a Crisis

Tags: crisis, emergency, relaxation, stress

Learn to manage your stress in difficult situations. Reducing stress can help you make better decisions for the challenges you encounter.


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Quiz: Give Your Exercise Knowledge a Workout

Tags: exercise, fitness

How much, how often, what types work best — these are just a few of the questions that form the foundation of good exercise habits. Do you know the answers?


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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal for Weight Loss?

Tags: breakfast, diet, eggs, healthy diet

New studies question conventional wisdom about breakfast and weight loss. But don't rush to change your own habits just yet.


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New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes

Tags: cancer, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, lung cancer, quit smoking, smoking, smoking cessation, stop smoking

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.


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Use These 5 Tips to Kick-Start Your Fitness Routine

Tags: exercise, exercise plan, fitness

The road to fitness is paved with good intentions — but do you know how to take the first steps?