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      • A Food Lover's Guide

        Here's your guide to the best foods to nourish you, as well as those foods best left for that occasional need to indulge in guilty pleasures.

      • Don't Miss Out on These 5 Nutrients

        You've heard of vitamin C and calcium. But have you gotten the word on all the other nutrients you need for a healthy diet?

      • Eating the Right Foods for All-Day Energy

        If your blood glucose drops too low -- which can happen if you go too long without eating -- you're going to feel lightheaded and lethargic.

      • Folic Acid for a Healthy Baby

        Getting enough folic acid can reduce the risk for neural tube defects (NTDs) and may also reduce the risk for other serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.

      • How to Make Tastier Veggies

        Adding more fruit to our diet is easy for most of us. It's the vegetables that hang up many people.

      • Let's Do Lunch

        Does your lunch just happen? Is it often a last-minute decision of where to eat and whether or not you want fries with your burger? If so, maybe it's time to show lunch a little more respect.

      • Maintain a Healthy Weight for a Lifetime

        Which is more important to you -- being able to wear the jeans you wore five years ago, or being able to move better, have more energy and improve your health?

      • Nutrition's Role in Disease Prevention

        Evidence is mounting that a healthful diet can help protect you from some diseases. What you eat -- or don't eat -- may help prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes.

      • Simple Ways to Improve Your Diet

        Eating healthy can reduce your risk of illness and lengthen your life. Eating a balanced, low-fat, low-cholesterol diet reduces your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, stroke and other diseases. Follow these tips to help improve your diet.

      • Tips for a Healthy Restaurant Breakfast

        Do you want to cut fat out of your diet, but not give up breakfast at your favorite restaurant? Try healthy alternatives such as Canadian bacon on your egg sandwich instead of cheese and sausage, or a bran muffin instead of hash browns.

      • When Your Diet 'Disconnects'

        Even with some basic knowledge about how to accomplish weight-loss goals, 66 percent of us are still overweight.

      • Why Portion Sizes Are Important

        Most people are serving-size challenged, thanks to today's large portions: mega-muffins, heaping plates of pasta, behemoth burgers and extra-large bagels.