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15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

Tags: Catalyst, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, omega-3, snacking

Eating a wide range of vegetables, fruit, fish and other foods can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Here are our dietitian's favorite heart-healthy foods.


How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

Tags: breakfast, cholesterol, eggs, healthy diet, morning, saturated fat

You may love eggs for breakfast. But how often should you eat them, especially if you're worried about cholesterol? Our expert shares diet and cooking tips.


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What You Should Know About Dirty Lemon Wedges at Restaurants

Tags: bacterial gastroenteritis, bacterial infection, diabetes, flu, germs, immune system, renal failure, wash hands

Lemon or lime wedges in restaurant drinks may flavor your drink, but if they aren’t clean and handled properly, they can also add bacteria that can make you ill.


Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Tags: diet, food safety, healthy diet

You’ve returned from the farmer’s market or grocery store with a haul of healthy food. Now you wonder, where do I store it all?


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Breakfast: Is It Still the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Tags: breakfast, healthy diet, morning, weight gain, weight loss

Two studies came out in recent months that seemed to say eating breakfast did not play a role in weight loss. They surprised many because for so long we all thought that we had to eat breakfast to be healthy and to lose weight.


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Eat These Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Tags: diet, healthy diet, immune system, minerals, vitamins

Want to fight off that illness that’s spreading around the office or your kid’s school? Start by boosting your immune system with the foods on your plate.


The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

Tags: healthy weight, obesity, weight gain, weight loss

Find out which day is the one on which your weight is the least likely to fluctuate. This can make week-to-week comparisons more accurate and ultimately help to spur weight-loss success.


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U.S. Waistlines Keep Getting Larger

Tags: BMI, diabetes, healthy diet, obesity, overweight, weight gain, weight loss

The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years.


Recipe: Healthy Lasagna Rolls

Recipe: Healthy Lasagna Rolls

Tags: healthy diet, Recipes, whole grains

Looking for a warming, filling dish that's healthy and will please both you and the kids alike? It sounds like a tall order, but it's not too good to be true. Try our easy lasagna rolls tonight!


Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Tags: diet, exercise, fitness, healthy diet, smoking, weight loss

Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.