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  • EatingWell: Cutting back on processed foods easier than you might think

    We may never all agree on just what "eating clean" really means, but if cleansing your diet means you think about your food, learn more about where it comes from and how healthy it is for you, that's a good thing. The basics of "eating clean" are...
  • Fill your fruit and veggie gap

    Everyone knows fruit and vegetables are good for you, but we're not eating nearly enough. Only 6 percent of us meet our daily recommended target for vegetables, and 8 percent achieve our goal for fruits. That's a pretty dismal track record for foods...
  • Prostate cancer not a death sentence

    Source: Harvard University School of Public Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease, according to a new study from...
  • 10 myths about heart disease

    Over the past decade, we've learned a great deal about what causes heart attacks and how to prevent them. But unless you follow medical news closely, there's a chance you might have misconceptions about the risk factors for heart disease, or heart disease...
  • EatingWell: For better health, eat these 9 staples of a Mediterranean diet

    Eating a Mediterranean diet may lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and death from heart disease by up to 30 percent, according to a new, highly publicized study out of Spain, published in April 2013 in The New England Journal of Medicine. When older...
  • Beat weight worries: Strike an energy balance

    If you take in less energy than your body requires, you lose weight; when you take in more than you need, you gain weight. When your energy is in perfect balance, you maintain your weight. It seems so easy, but two out of three adults are overweight or...
  • EatingWell: Do chia seeds deserve superfood status?

    Chi-chi-chi-chia! It's back--again. Not in the form of green "fur" on bald clay animals, thank goodness. Instead, these tiny seeds that once fueled ancient Aztec and Mayan empires are now a key element of the latest diet craze, the Aztec Diet. But do they...
  • EatingWell: 10 unhealthy habits to quit now

    Some of the things you do--or don't do--every day might be sabotaging your efforts to be healthier. As you read the list of daily habits, don't be too hard on yourself and expect that you'll change all of these at once. The key to success is to slowly...
  • Don't let heart disease derail your travel plans

    Source: The Cleveland Clinic http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Heart disease does not need to limit your ability to travel. Here are some key pointers to follow so that you can have a comfortable and heart-healthy vacation: 1. Talk with your doctor: a)...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many treatments available to help smokers manage withdrawal symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've tried to quit smoking several times. But when I get to the second week without cigarettes, I become depressed and anxious. Is this normal? Is there a way to avoid this part of withdrawal? It is by far the worst symptom and has...
  • Beyond the antioxidant buzz: Plant foods boost our health in multiple ways

    Antioxidants are all the rage. Yet the health properties of plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes, go beyond mere antioxidant status. The buzzword today is "antioxidants." You can find the term plastered on food labels and...