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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.


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.


New Study: Bacon May Hurt Male Fertility

Tags: fat, fertility, healthy diet, infertility, male infertility, sex

Research continues to support the idea that diet can affect fertility. Men who eat a diet high in processed red meats have poorer sperm quality than men who eat more fruits, vegetables and white fish.

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5 Reasons to Eat Good Fats (Slideshow)

Tags: diet, fat, good fat, healthy diet, oils, omega-3

Fats are not all created equal — and they are not all bad for you. Learn why you should embrace good fats in your quest for health.


Dieters: Don’t Ditch These 5 Foods

Tags: dairy, diet, fat, food, healthy diet, peanut butter

In your efforts to eat healthy, don’t abandon these foods. Small servings provide essential nutrients and keep you satisfied.


5 Tips for Eating Good Fats

Tags: diet, fat, healthy diet, nutrition

Good fats offer bountiful health benefits, along with great flavors. Use these simple cooking and eating tips to get the most out of them.