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Turkey Bacon: How Healthy Is It Really?

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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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5 Heart-Healthy Grilling Options for Your Next Cookout

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Have a successful cookout without the burgers, brats or other red meat. Check out these five grilling alternatives that are healthier for your heart.


The 5 Worst Breakfast Foods

5 Worst Breakfast Foods for You

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The worst breakfast foods lead to sugar crashes, encourage disease and cause weight gain. If you see these five foods on the menu, run the other way.


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9 Diet Tips to Help You Fight Inflammation

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The health benefits of choosing whole foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains are nearly endless. One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body.


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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.


How to Prep Your Pita for Quick, Healthy Meals (Infographic)

How to Prep Your Pita for Quick, Healthy Meals (Infographic)

Tags: diet, healthy diet, infographic, Mediterranean diet, whole grain

With pita bread, you can make something that looks gourmet in 15 minutes. It's also a healthier alternative to high-calorie breads and pizza crusts. Find recipes and suggestions for easy meals and snacks.


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Constipated? Skip the Gimmicks, Go Back to the Basics

Tags: constipation, fiber, healthy diet, hydration, poop, pregnancy, water

Observing simple rules such as drinking enough water, including more fiber in your diet and exercising can help you maintain your regularity. Some other aids, like Squatty Potty can also help.


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Satisfying Summer Lunch Salads to Power Your Afternoon

Tags: fiber, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, Recipes, salad, vegetables

Ever eat lunch and then find yourself battling drowsiness all afternoon? Your eating habits may be making make you fatigued. Have your healthy salad and ditch the drowsiness with these recipes.


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FDA Decision Aims to Eliminate Trans Fat From Your Food

Tags: cholesterol, diabetes, FDA, food labels, healthy diet, heart attack, heart-healthy oils, Trans fats

Everyone agrees: trans fat is unhealthy. Now federal regulators are taking steps to eliminate it from our diet completely. In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.


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How the Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Your Brain Power

Tags: dementia, healthy diet, heart health, Mediterranean diet, olive oil, study

It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.