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How to Make the Switch to a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegetarian diet shouldn't just entail omitting animal products from your next shopping list. If you're considering making the switch to being a vegetarian, follow our tips to ensure your new diet meets your body's needs. Remember, first of all, that any diet change should aim for a balanced...

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Eating Out Tips: Thai

Thai cooking offers plenty of exciting flavors but the high-calorie item to avoid is full-fat coconut cream and coconut milk. (If you're cooking Thai at home, use low-fat coconut milk or low-fat evaporated milk with coconut essence added.) When dining out, good low-calorie choices include hot and sour soups, spicy...

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Dietary Guidelines Explained: Eat more whole grains

"Consume three or more ounce-equivalents of whole-grain products per day." Confused? We were! In translation consume three or more ounce-equivalents means eat at least three one-ounce servings of wholegrain foods per day. Common one-ounce servings of wholegrain products include a half cup of cooked brown rice, a half cup of...

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