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Turkey Bacon: How Healthy Is It Really?

Tags: fat, healthy diet, meat, saturated fat, sodium

Calorie- and fat-conscious eaters may opt for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to the traditional kind. But this substitute is also high in fat and sodium and offers few other benefits.


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Avoid These 10 Foods Full of Trans Fats

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In three years, you won’t find foods with trans fat on your grocery store shelves. But why wait for the FDA ban? Shop smart and cut out trans fats now.


Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Tags: diabetes, fat, good fat, heart attack, infographic, obesity, overweight, stroke

Think you know the color of human body fat by looking at cuts of meat? Think again. Our body fat is different from that of a cow or a pig. Explore the different colors, what they mean, and which kind to avoid at all costs.


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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.


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Can Brown Fat Fuel Your Fat-Fighting Furnace?

Tags: diet, fat, healthy diet, metabolism, obesity

For body fat, color matters. Find out why researchers are studying brown fat — and why it might help fight obesity in the future.


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5 Fast Fruity Breakfasts That Are Kind to Your Heart

Tags: breakfast, fat, fiber, healthy diet, protein, smoothie, vitamins, yogurt

We know that you're too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare.


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5 Smart Changes for Nutrition Labels (Infographic)

Tags: calories, diet, fat, healthy diet, infographic, nutrition labels, sodium

Get a closer look at coming changes to the Nutrition Facts label on foods — and the health reasons behind them.


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Diet for Epilepsy Treatment: High-Fat, Low-Carb

Tags: carbohydrates, epilepsy, fat, healthy diet, ketones, seizures

The ketogenic diet isn’t a cure for epilepsy, but this high-fat, low-carb diet can achieve significant seizure reduction in nearly 50% of children with difficult to control epilepsy.


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FDA Moves Toward Total Ban on Trans Fats

Tags: fat, healthy diet, heart-healthy oils, Trans fats

The Food and Drug Administration takes a big first step in completely eliminating trans fats from the U.S. food supply.


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There’s Not Much Chicken in That Nugget

Tags: fast food, fat, healthy diet, sodium, sugar

Research on the contents of chicken nuggets shows how food processing can turn a perfectly good source of protein into junk food.