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Sugar: How Much Is Too Much?

Sugar is everywhere these days. Too much of it is bad for health, but how much is too much? The accepted guideline is that added sugars should not make up more than 10 percent of your total energy intake for the day, although, many nutritionists will recommend even less than...

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How to Increase Your Fiber Intake (and Avoid Constipation)

Given that most American adults do not get enough fiber, it's likely you should be getting more of it. There are almost limitless ways to increase your fiber intake. Try out some of the suggestions below. When increasing your fiber intake, it's important to take it slowly. Add just a...

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Does Skipping Meals Help With Weight Loss?

Ever met one of those people who repeatedly and proudly say: "I haven t eaten anything all day. I skipped breakfast and lunch!"? They probably think this translates to great self-control and slimmer thighs. But they're wrong. It s a proven fact that people who eat a nutritious breakfast are...

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