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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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Can I Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight?

As long as you stay within the number of calories you need each day to lose weight, alcohol can make up part of your calorie intake. However, if you're watching your weight, keep in mind that alcohol can be problematic for a number of reasons: Alcohol is calorie-dense. There are...

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Easy Ways to Eat More Whole Grains

Whole grains are good for health and excellent for weight control as they help to fill you up and control your appetite. You can get full with whole-grain foods for a lot fewer calories than with more processed grains. Try these tips for increasing the amount of good-for-you whole grains...

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruit

An apple a day is not the only way to get your fruit. Try some of these creative and tasty ideas: Side salads don't have to be made just from veggies - try adding sliced pear, apple chunks, grapes, mango pieces, strawberries, dried cranberries or blueberries Add a few handfuls...

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