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Eating Raw Veggies Best for Blood Pressure

Tags: blood pressure, diet, healthy diet, hypertension, vegetables

Your blood pressure benefits when you eat lots of veggies. A recent study suggests the biggest benefit may come from eating your vegetables raw. When you cook vegetables, you change their chemical composition.

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Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger

Tags: diet, healthy diet, hydrate, hydration, summer

You can hydrate your body with what’s on your plate — not just what’s in your cup.

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Gym Anxiety, Second Opinions and Other News of the Week

Tags: healthy diet, healthy weight, herbs and spices, second opinion, workout

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Food Labels?

Tags: added sugar, diet, food labels, healthy diet, nutrition, nutrition labels, salt, sodium, sugar

Healthy eating starts with savvy shopping. Test your knowledge of different types of food labeling this quiz.

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6 Do’s and Don’ts for Athletes Losing Weight

Tags: athletes, calories and weight loss, exercise, healthy diet, sugar, weight gain, weight loss

If you're an athlete who wants to lose weight for a performance edge, find out the best ways to go about it -- and what to avoid.

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Recipe: Tofu Italian ‘Meatballs’

Tags: calcium, healthy diet, Recipes, vegetarian

For a twist on the traditional, try this recipe the next time you crave Italian. You’ll eat fewer calories, less fat and less cholesterol. And as a bonus, the tofu is a good source of calcium.

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When Going Organic Matters Most for You

Tags: diet, food, food labels, healthy diet, organic

For certain fruits, veggies, meats and dairy, savvy shoppers get benefits from choosing organic — both physical and personal.

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Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato With Black Beans

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, healthy diet, summer

Try this protein-packed vegetarian meal for days when you don't have time to cook. Bake the potato in the microwave, add beans and other ingredients and serve with frozen steamed vegetables. It's ready in 10 minutes!

If your family is clamoring for corn on the cob this summer, why not try a few of our healthier takes? Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

12 Healthier Toppings for Corn on the Cob (Infographic)

Tags: butter, healthy diet, infographic, salt, summer

Corn on the cob is the essence of summer. But it doesn’t have to come drenched in butter. Cleveland Clinic Children’s dietitian Tara Harwood offers 12 healthier alternatives.

Instead of relying on pre-packaged goodies like granola bars (many of which are sky high in sugar and fat) try these winning picks to keep your little ones running strong. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic.

Pack This! Healthier Snacks for Busy Kids (Infographic)

Tags: healthy diet, infographic, snacks

Don’t rely on processed, pre-packaged snacks to power your kids. Cleveland Clinic Children’s dietitian Tara Harwood offers easy and nutritious alternatives that are doable ─ even on the most hectic of days.