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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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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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Eating Healthily on a Shoestring Budget

Looking after your health and waistline need not mean blowing the budget. Try our tips for making your money stretch farther at the supermarket. Use those veggies. Halve the amount of meat in recipes and add additional vegetables. More veggies means less saturated fat, and more fiber, antioxidants and vitamins...

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