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Eating Out Tips: Greek and Lebanese

There are lots of healthy, low-fat foods to choose from in Lebanese and Greek cooking styles. Dips, in particular, are a good choice, especially if low-fat varieties are available. Hummus, tzatziki and baba ghannouj make great choices. Other good choices include Greek salad with low-fat dressing, and tabouli (cracked wheat...

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How Water Retention and Water Loss Affect Scale Weight

The amount of water in your body affects your scale weight, and the numbers can go up or down, depending on whether your body is losing or retaining water. Many people believe that drinking more water makes them weigh more because it causes water retention. However, while water retention does...

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Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

Exercise can be especially beneficial if you have diabetes, helping to manage blood glucose levels, and prevent diseases to which people with diabetes are often more prone, such as heart disease. However, there are some things to be kept in mind when exercising if you have diabetes. Get proper medical...

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