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Though summer is winding down, there is still time for a good old-fashioned backyard barbecue. In fact, 70 percent of U.S. barbecuing households cook out on July Fourth, 62 percent on Memorial Day and 55 percent
Interested in losing weight? You might want to avoid these unhealthy fad diets. [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=”14″]
According to the National Cancer Institute, obesity may increase your likelihood of developing certain cancers. But losing those extra pounds may help you reduce your risk. “Every year, we are getting increasing knowledge that indicates
Set yourself up for nutritional success by adopting an eating plan that factors you into the equation. The new year is here, along with lofty aspirations to rebuild your body, remodel your diet or revamp
Many New Years resolutions often focus on healthy eating, and one particular diet plan has again drawn praise from medical experts for its ability to help prevent diseases such as diabetes and heart disease —
Many people toying with the idea of adopting a meatless diet believe vegetarianism involves nothing more than skipping the meat entrée during meals. But building a healthy vegetarian diet isn’t so easy. Adults who simply
Snacking on doughnuts in the break room and prepackaged snacks stowed away in your desk are spur-of-the-moment options can hurt your health. But rushing through meals and eating mindlessly can also lead to extra pounds.