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Dietary Guidelines Explained: Eat more fruit and vegetables

"Consume a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables. Choose a variety of fruits and vegetables each day." In other words Eat Your Greens! But here s a hint the second part of this guideline will help you up your intake considerably. If you opt for a variety of fruits and...

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Winter Workouts to Fit Your Mood

When the wind is howling, the rain pouring or snow falling it's understandable that you may not feel like taking a brisk walk, or doing any other form of exercise, outside. If your workout motivation is really low in winter, try changing your exercise plans to suit your mood and...

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What Does Being Vegetarian Mean?

Being vegetarian means different things to different people, and people follow a vegetarian diet for different reasons including health, religion, and ethical beliefs. However, a vegetarian diet usually fits one of the following categories: Semi-vegetarian Dairy foods, eggs, chicken, and fish, but no other animal flesh. Pesco-vegetarian Dairy foods, eggs,...

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