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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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Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Can a vegetarian diet provide enough protein? The answer is yes, in most cases, as long as you are eating a well-balanced diet. If you eat enough calories to meet your daily energy needs, consume a moderate amount of dietary fat, include vitamin B-12, vitamin D and iron food sources,...

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Which Fats Are "Good" Fats?

Not all fat is bad for you. In fact, some fats are crucial for good health. While it's important to limit your fat intake to 20 to 35 percent of your calories, it's also important to ensure that within this range you're mostly eating a variety and balance of "good"...

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