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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

01/09/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Probiotics May Be Key For Balancing American Diet

The standard American diet is really acidic. Probiotics can help.

03/27/2013

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Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free Diet

How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?

03/20/2013

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Vegan, Vegetarianism And Their Effects On Weight

Eliminating meat from your diet to lose weight may not necessarily work.

02/27/2013

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The Caveman Diet: A Dietician Explores Its Benefits

Lean meat and fish are on the diet, but whole grains and yogurt are not. Is that really healthy?

02/20/2013

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Vegetarian Diet May Cut Heart Disease Risk

The risk of hospitalization or death from heart disease is almost a third lower in vegetarians, study says.

02/20/2013

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Gallup Poll: 36 Percent Of American Adults Overweight

A new Gallup Poll revealed that just more than 36 percent of Americans are overweight.

01/24/2013

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Which Diet Plans Are Most Popular? Dieters Choose

A recent Consumer Reports survey asked readers to rank popular diet plans. Guess which one won.

01/09/2013

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Alcohol Adds 100 Calories A Day To Our Diet

People who drink alcohol get about 16 percent of their total calories from alcoholic drinks.

11/15/2012

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Bring On The Bean Diet For Health?

Adding beans and other legumes to the diet appears to help people with type 2 diabetes improve their blood sugar control.

10/22/2012

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Fruits Plus Vegetables Equals Happiness?

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables seems to boost life satisfaction, mental well-being, and happiness.

10/15/2012

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