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For a quick answer to just about any question on weight control, check out our LearnAbouts. With LearnAbouts, the answers you seek are at your fingertips. And because each LearnAbout has been fact checked by CalorieKing's dietitians, you know you're getting scientifically-sound information you can trust.

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Which Fats Are "Good" Fats?

Not all fat is bad for you. In fact, some fats are crucial for good health. While it's important to limit your fat intake to 20 to 35 percent of your calories, it's also important to ensure that within this range you're mostly eating a variety and balance of "good"...

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Packed Lunch Ideas

Taking a packed lunch to work is a great way to eat healthier, low-cal foods. By preparing your own food you have better control over what you eat, the portion sizes you eat and even the amount of money you spend. Try out some of these tasty packed lunch ideas:...

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Dietary Guidelines Explained: Physical activity

"Engage in regular physical activity and reduce sedentary activities to promote health, psychological well-being, and a healthy body weight." Sit less and move more is the message of this guideline and it s a crucial one. Those sedentary activities we need to reduce are sitting at the computer, sitting in...

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Contributing Authors: Susan Brown-Neaves, Joan Bushman, MPH, RD, Anna Delany, Rawinia Gregory