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How to Become a Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian

Adopting a vegetarian diet shouldn't just entail omitting animal products from your next shopping list. If you're considering making the switch to being a vegetarian, follow our tips to ensure your new diet meets your body's needs. Remember, first of all, that any diet change should aim for a balanced...

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Tips for Reducing Sugar Intake

The recommended maximum intake for added sugar is around 10 teaspoons per day. Given that a can of soda has around 10 teaspoons, it's fairly easy to go over the limit. Try these simple tips for reducing the amount of added sugar in your diet. At the supermarket: Read ingredient...

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Do Carbohydrates Make You Fat?

Calories count: Having too many calories from carbohydrates (and from fat, and from protein) leads to weight gain. It's the calories that make a difference to your waistline, not the carbs. The exception to this is people who are allergic to carbs. Such people can gain weight from carbs. If...

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