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6 Tips to Make Calories Count — Instead of Counting Calories

Tags: diet, fat, fiber, healthy diet, nutrition, protein

If you want to preserve your weight and your health, you’re better off focusing on the quality of your food, not the quantity of your calories. Here are a few tips how.


Olive oil

6 Surprises About the Mediterranean Diet

Tags: diet, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet

You may already know the basics of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. But you might be surprised to learn a few things about its benefits — and the way it works.


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Can Buttered Coffee Give You a Better Body?

Tags: butter, caffeine, coconut oil, coffee, diet, energy drinks, sodium, weight loss

Bulletproof coffee is the latest trend, but does adding butter and oil to your morning jolt really pack the health punch proponents claim it does?


Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Tags: diet, food safety, healthy diet

You’ve returned from the farmer’s market or grocery store with a haul of healthy food. Now you wonder, where do I store it all?


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Eat These Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Tags: diet, healthy diet, immune system, minerals, vitamins

Want to fight off that illness that’s spreading around the office or your kid’s school? Start by boosting your immune system with the foods on your plate.


Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Tags: diet, exercise, fitness, healthy diet, smoking, weight loss

Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.


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Recipe: Ensalada de Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, nutrition, Recipes

Today, our series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods takes us to Mexico with a tangy and colorful ensalada de Noche Buena—or Christmas Eve salad.


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Try These 3 Mediterranean Dishes for Your Holiday Dinner

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, Mediterranean diet, nutrition, Recipes

The Mediterranean diet is not only delicious, it’s healthy. Give these heart-healthy recipes a try for the holidays.


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4 Ways to Control Your Gout This Holiday Season

Tags: diet, gout, healthy diet, holiday season

The holiday season comes with little indulgences. But when you have gout, you have to make sure those little indulgences don’t turn into big flare-ups.


Healthy Marzipan Recipe

How You Can Make Your Indian Holiday Dinner Heart-Healthy

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, Recipes

Learn more about delicious heart-healthy holiday foods from different cultural traditions. Today, we look at the traditions of India: mughlai biryani and marzipan.