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How Losing Weight Lowers Your Blood Pressure (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, hypertension, kidney, kidney health, video

Watch Michael Roizen, MD, demonstrate how a small drop in weight can have a big impact on high blood pressure.

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How to Ease Your Arthritis Pain With Simple Food Swaps

Tags: arthritis, chronic inflammation, diet & nutrition, nutrition, oils, rheumatoid arthritis

If you have arthritis or joint pain, you can make simple changes in your diet to reduce inflammation. It's a natural way to use food as medicine -- to stop the pain before it starts.

If your family is clamoring for corn on the cob this summer, why not try a few of our healthier takes? Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

12 Healthier Toppings for Corn on the Cob (Infographic)

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Corn on the cob is the essence of summer. But it doesn’t have to come drenched in butter. Cleveland Clinic Children’s dietitian Tara Harwood offers 12 healthier alternatives.

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5 Best Tips to Get Started Doing Yoga

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Some people think as they get older, they just get less flexible. But yoga can counteract this tendency and do so much more to keep you feeling good. Find five tips to getting started with yoga at any age.

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How Fiber Moves Through You (Video)

Tags: breakfast, fiber, healthy diet, heart health, videos, weight loss

Learn how your intestines process food, and what fiber can do for you. Discover an easy way to tell when you’re eating enough fiber.

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How Strength Training Fights Body Fat (Video)

Tags: exercise, healthy diet, muscle, strength training, videos, workout

Strength training has rewards that go far beyond a sculpted physique. Discover what happens when muscle fibers begin to crowd out fat cells.

Our registered dietitians offer helpful tips to help you to trim calories, fat and salt without sacrificing flavor or putting a damper on summer cookouts. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Healthier Choices for Your Summer Cookout (Infographic)

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Cookouts don’t have to mean sky-high calories and blown diets. But the food doesn’t have to be boring or bland, either. Our dietitians offers delicious alternatives to old standbys.

Learn how to maximize the nutrients and minimize the calories in your smoothies below. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

5 Ways to Make a Super Healthy Smoothie (Infographic)

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Smoothies are a breeze to make in your blender. But calories from fruit can add up fast. Here’s how to tweak your favorite smoothie to get the right blend of carbs, protein and taste.

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5 Tips To Help You Snack Healthier at Work

Tags: diabetes, healthy diet, obesity, snacking, soda

Craving a snack at work? Plan ahead to make sure it’s healthy. A little time spent packing good snack options will keep you on track.

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How Stress Makes You Gain Weight (Video)

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Stress is the leading cause of aging. Watch what happens when your body is under stress. Discover why it’s important to break the cycle of stress and weight gain.