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Make the Most of Your Trip to the Farmers Market

Tags: farmer's market, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, nutrition, video, videos

Buying locally grown food in season will benefit your family’s health, the environment and our economy. So what’s not to love? Here’s info that can help you make the most of your trip to the farmers market.


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7 “Unsexy” Foods You Should Be Eating

Tags: diet, healthy diet, healthy eating, nutrition

When you’re browsing the grocery store or farmer’s market for the latest trends, don’t forget these classic staples with health benefits of their own.


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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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Mom’s Advice Is Still the Best for Treating Diarrhea

Tags: dehydration, diarrhea, food allergies, hydration, nutrition, probiotics

Most of us will experience diarrhea a couple of times a year, whether it’s from a bacterial infection, a food allergy or simply something you've eaten that disagrees with you. You can help yourself by eating the right foods.


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Recipe: Ensalada de Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, nutrition, Recipes

Today, our series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods takes us to Mexico with a tangy and colorful ensalada de Noche Buena—or Christmas Eve salad.


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Try These 3 Mediterranean Dishes for Your Holiday Dinner

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The Mediterranean diet is not only delicious, it’s healthy. Give these heart-healthy recipes a try for the holidays.


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7 Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

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Have your efforts at dieting sapped your energy without moving the scale at all? Be wary of claims and promises made by diet food manufacturers, and choose sound nutrition principles instead.


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The 6 Best Foods in the Middle of the Grocery Store

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You’ve probably heard this advice before: When grocery shopping, stick to the perimeter of the store. But you can find plenty of healthy staples in the middle aisles, too.


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Find Out Which 6 Foods These Experts Will Not Eat

Tags: diet, healthy diet, nutrition, Trans fats

We asked, and they answered. Did your favorite food make the “do not eat” list?


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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.