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Low-Cal Breakfast Ideas

If you're stuck for ideas when it comes to tasty, healthy breakfasts try some of these. Breakfast Idea Calories High-fiber cereal with low-fat or skim milk, low-fat or non-fat yogurt and sliced fruit 256 Whole-grain or sprouted-grain toast with nut butter 265 Granola with flaxseed oil and raisins added 350...

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What Are Whole Grains?

Grains can be roughly divided into two groups: Whole grains and refined grains. Whole grains, such as brown rice and quinoa, pre-date refined grains, which are a product of modern society. You can think of a whole grain as a three-part package: Bran (outer layer) - This layer is packed...

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High-Protein/Low-Carb Diets

Low-carb diets such as the Atkin's diet have been a popular way to lose weight. But are they any better or worse than low-fat or calorie-controlled diets? The general premise of high-protein/low-carb diets is that by cutting carbs and increasing protein, you can lose weight faster. Weight loss in the...

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