7 Ways to Promote Kids’ Healthy Body Image and Active Lifestyle

By Dr. Christine Wood, pediatrician and author of How to Get Kids to Eat Great and Love It What foods are ideal for picky eaters? And how do you get…

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Front-of-Pack Nutrition Symbols: Should You Choose Them or Lose Them?

Picture this: You are standing in the grocery store, two similar items in hand, debating which is the healthier option: one carries a bold “front-of-pack” (FOP) nutrition symbol on the…

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When It Comes to Salt, It’s Not All About Blood Pressure

If you’ve been following the news about salt, you probably know that the debate has gone back and forth about how it affects blood pressure. Early studies indicated that eating…

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Introducing Total Choice: The Easiest Way to Lose Weight

If you’re like the millions of other Americans who have tried The Total 10 Rapid Weight-Loss Plan, you’re probably about to start February at least a few pounds of lighter…

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Glycemic Index Unhelpful When Food Is Healthy

Glycemic index has quickly become a popular way to judge the sugar content of foods. The index looks at how fast foods increase the amount of sugar in your blood….

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Food Trends That Will Shape Your Diet in 2015

What will nutritionists be buzzing about in 2015? Get ready for beef bone broths, edible food wrappers and foods that fuel a vibrant microbiome. Read on to learn more.

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The Seeds to Eat for Longevity

If you are a health nut, then you may want to consider stocking up on seeds this fall! Despite their tiny size, seeds are saturated with heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals…

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Orange: The Official Nutrition Color of Autumn

If we could choose one color to represent the autumn season, it would be orange. From the crunchy leaves beneath our feet to the healthy, sweet taste of orange vegetables…

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You Wanted to Know: High-Protein Diets

With so many diets out there, I understand why it can be hard to figure out where to start when you want to lose weight. It can be especially challenging…

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How the Fall Can Spice Up Your Mundane Meals

As fall moves into full swing, I always love to break out a variety of spices to get my meals into the spirit of the season. The holiday season brings…

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