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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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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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Can I Get Rid of My Flabby Tummy by Doing Crunches?

Spot-training might feel like it's making a difference to fatty areas, but while crunches will tighten your tummy, they won't actually do anything for the layer of fat surrounding the muscles. That's because muscle training builds muscle; it doesn't reduce fat. To burn fat, you need to do cardiovascular exercise....

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Smart Cooking: Using Lower-Fat Ingredients

On average, Americans consume around 50 percent more fat than is considered healthy. If you need to lower your fat intake, a simple way to do so is to make some easy changes to your ingredient choices when cooking. When adapting recipes, you can use the same quantity of a...

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