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Sharecare Top 5: Spring Superfoods

The birds are chirping, the rain is falling and the pollen count is through the roof. That can only mean one thing: Spring has sprung.  And with the change in…

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Southwestern Beans and Rice

Have a craving for Mexican but watching your waistline? No problem!  This southwestern staple is packed full of flavor and fat busting nutrients. Black beans are a perfect combination of…

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Curb Hunger With These 3 Protein-Packed Breakfasts

Does your breakfast pass the protein test? Here’s why you should check: Researchers are increasingly zeroing in on protein’s ability to keep hunger at bay when compared to lower-protein breakfasts…

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Understanding the Debate on Fats

Last week, I was very interested to read about the new study that suggests that saturated fat may not be as strongly linked to heart disease as we have long…

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DASH Diet May Be More Effective for Lowering Kidney Stone Risk

A new study suggests that the DASH diet, which was originally designed to lower blood pressure, may be more effective than the commonly prescribed low-oxalate diet for preventing the formation…

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10 Things Americans Can Learn from Brazil about How to Eat

Brazil rocked the nutrition world and made international headlines in recent weeks when it unveiled its new dietary guidelines. The list earned high marks from nutrition experts for focusing on food – a…

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FDA Proposes Nutrition Label Overhaul to Reflect Realistic Eating Habits

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a major overhaul for nutrition labels that appear on food packaging, highlighting calorie counts and changing serving sizes to more closely match…

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8 Ways That Coffee Can Save Your Life

You probably already know that fruits such as blueberries and blackberries and vegetables such as broccoli and brussels sprouts are loaded with antioxidants. But do you know what one of…

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What’s Next in Nutrition for 2014

What’s next up in 2014 for food? Here were four of the big trends that seemed to be everywhere at the most recent annual meeting of the Academy of Nutrition…

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Don’t Forget About Fiber

You’ve already heard about how fiber can help you stay regular and feel full. But do you know how necessary it really is? Fiber is also sometimes used in the…

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