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Dietary Guidelines Explained: Eat more fruit and vegetables

"Consume a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables. Choose a variety of fruits and vegetables each day." In other words Eat Your Greens! But here s a hint the second part of this guideline will help you up your intake considerably. If you opt for a variety of fruits and...

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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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Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes: What's the difference?

The most important difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is that Type 2 diabetes is preventable. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn't use insulin effectively. Although it has a genetic basis, losing weight and increasing physical activity can help treat or prevent Type 2 diabetes in...

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