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Do Whole Grains Help With Weight Loss?

Though at first they may seem too heavy to be a diet food, whole grains have been proven to help with weight control. A study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health showed that eating 40 grams (equivalent to about 1 cup of oatmeal or 3/4 cup of brown...

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Healthy Snack Ideas When Traveling

If you're planning a road trip and want to take some healthy snacks that are suitable for traveling, try some of the following ideas. Dried fruit Get adventurous! Dates and raisins aren t the only dried fruits around. Try unsweetened apricots, pears, apples, papaya, and mango. Dried banana is also...

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How Often Should I Weigh In?

Weighing-in regularly is important. You should weigh yourself at least once per week. How often you weigh yourself during the week depends on what works best for you. Some people find daily weigh-ins helpful. For others, daily weigh-ins are more of a hindrance than a help. If you choose to...

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