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The Lowdown on Diets

Choosing a Safe Weight-Loss Program

The not-so-secret secret to weight loss is to burn more calories than you eat. This can be done safely and effectively by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

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.

The Science of Weight Loss

On paper, losing weight is simple math. One pound of fat equals about 3,500 calories. In real life, however, it’s more complex.

5 Food Fallacies

Should you skip breakfast if you want to lose weight? Is all fat bad for you? Find out the answers to these and other questions about food.
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