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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.


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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.


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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.