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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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How Much Protein Do I Need?

Protein should make up around 10 to 35 percent of your total calories for the day. However, most of us consume more than that. Eating too much protein can mean you get too many calories overall, or not enough calories from other nutrients, and can also increase your risk for...

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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's So Great About Whole Grains?

Put it this way - if grains were cars, whole grains would be a deluxe model Mercedes with all the bells and whistles while refined grains would be a basic model car. Both get you from A to B, but the Mercedes is just that cut above. The bells and...

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