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Tips for Reducing Sugar Intake

The recommended maximum intake for added sugar is around 10 teaspoons per day. Given that a can of soda has around 10 teaspoons, it's fairly easy to go over the limit. Try these simple tips for reducing the amount of added sugar in your diet. At the supermarket: Read ingredient...

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Super-Quick, Healthy Meals

Often people buy a fast-food meal because they want to eat "right now!" But a better response to urgent food demands is to have a few super-fast, and cheap-but-healthy meals on hand that you can resort to when you're short on time. These five low-cal healthy meal ideas can each...

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Does Skipping Meals Help With Weight Loss?

Ever met one of those people who repeatedly and proudly say: "I haven t eaten anything all day. I skipped breakfast and lunch!"? They probably think this translates to great self-control and slimmer thighs. But they're wrong. It s a proven fact that people who eat a nutritious breakfast are...

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