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Lower-Fat Cooking Methods

If you're interested in decreasing the amount of fat in your diet, use cooking methods that result in less fat being used: Conventional method Alternative methods Saut or shallow frying Use a non-stick pan Use a cooking spray Broil or barbecue instead Dry-fry on medium heat, stirring continuously Use stock...

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Easy Ways to Be More Active

Even if you don't have time for "real" exercise, there are lots of easy ways to build more activity into your daily life. Remember that being more active means burning more calories, which will help you maintain or lose weight. Try these ideas: Spend a part of your lunch time...

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Can I Eat Fast Food and Still Lose Weight?

While fast food is often high in calories, it is of course possible to eat it and still lose weight. The secret is to be aware of what you are eating and stick to your recommended calorie intake for the day. If the number of calories and fat in your...

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