Health A-Z: Healthy Eating

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Are there foods you never should eat? Not really. If you crave an ice cream sundae occasionally, have a small one. But don't make it a daily event. If you eat chips at your neighbor's backyard party, choose healthier… Read More

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Your diet: Heart disease Good choices Fruits and vegetables Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (olive oil, canola oil, soybean oil, safflower oil, nuts, seeds) Omega-3 fats (fish oil)… Read More

Carbs and Fiber in Your Diet - Health A-Z

When you cut down on the saturated and trans fat in your diet, make sure you don't overeat carbohydrates to compensate for missing fat calories. If you fill up on rapidly digested carbohydrates such as sugar, white bread, potatoes,… Read More

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