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Why Your Mother Was Right About Vegetables (Infographic)

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People tend to under-eat veggies, but these cruciferous crunchies, roots, sprouts and leafy lovelies are low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber. Here's an easy guide to the right portions for your plate.

Muffins with dried berries

Recipe: Whole-Grain Cranberry Orange Muffins

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Don't be fooled. These are no ordinary muffins. Most muffins are low in protein and high in carbohydrates and fat, but not these tasty little numbers.

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4 Fantastic Foods You Can Eat in Bigger Portions

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These foods come with plentiful health benefits — and you can probably eat more of them than you think.

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The Surprising Truth About Gluten-Free Food and Weight Loss

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Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight, but what’s the truth? Is gluten responsible for my love handles? The answer is no, but let’s clear the air of any confusion.

8-Layer Taco Salad Dip

Recipe: 8-Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip

Tags: healthy eating, Recipes

This healthy eight-layer taco dip is big on ingredients and flavor and is easy to make. You can scoop it up with baked tortilla chips or layer it onto a whole-grain tortilla or wrap. Enjoy!

Want to discover a simple, delicious way to get your four servings of vegetables per day? Fix a salad. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

8 Ways to Make a Super Healthy Salad (Infographic)

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With one salad, you can get the four daily servings of vegetables you need. Learn how to create a salad brimming with color, texture, flavor and nutrition — and discover do’s and don’ts from a dietitian.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Sugar?

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Your sweet tooth may make you an expert on sugary treats. But how much do you know about how sugar affects your body? Take this quiz and find out.

Recipe: A Healthier Mac ‘N’ Cheese (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Recipe: A Healthier Mac ‘N’ Cheese (Infographic)

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Your kids want macaroni and cheese. You want to please – but need dinner to be healthy. The solution? Try our version, featuring whole-wheat noodles, real cheese and winter squash for added creaminess. It’s comfort food the whole family can agree on.

Mushroom and Asparagus Quiche

Recipe: Asparagus, Tomato and Shiitake Mushroom Quiche

Tags: breakfast, eggs, healthy diet, Recipes, vegetables

This quiche, which has a whole-wheat crust, makes a nice meal with a simple green salad. Change up the vegetables by the season to baby artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, squash or fennel.

Vegetable Nuggets

Recipe: Homemade Veggie Nuggets

Tags: childhood nutrition, healthy eating, Recipes, vegetables

These crispy, homemade nuggets are a simple way to sneak in those extra veggies at any meal and a perfect finger food the whole family will love.