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Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies

Okay. So carrot sticks are not your favorite snack. But there are hundreds of other ways to include plenty of vegetables in your diet. For example: Add chopped mushrooms, diced bell peppers, and onion to spaghetti sauce Shred zucchini or chop mushrooms into an omelet mixture or scrambled eggs Try...

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Eating Out Tips: Chinese

The best rule of thumb to apply when eating Chinese food is to avoid foods that have been deep-fried. This includes dumplings, spring rolls, fried rice and chicken or pork that has been deep fried. Steamed foods are a great choice, including steamed vegetables and steamed brown rice. A regular-portioned...

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Protein, Exercise, and Muscle Building

It's a common belief that when you exercise you need to eat extra protein, or that eating more protein will help you build more muscle. However, neither of these ideas is strictly true. Protein bars and protein powders are a major feature of many gyms, and of advertisements for buff...

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