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Obesity

When Medications Work against Weight Loss

Posted by Jane Farrell

While diet, exercise and behavior modification are essential components of obesity management, a successful long-term weight loss strategy should also include avoiding or minimizing medication-related weight gain, according to researchers. … Read More→

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Diet & Nutrition

Five Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Posted by Sara Siskind

Eat colorful fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and minerals. Reach for red and pink grapefruits, oranges, kiwis, and berries. Choose cruciferous veggies like broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts. These fruits and veggies are … Read More→

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Diet & Nutrition

The Whole-Grain Guide

Posted by Jane Farrell

Adding whole grains to your diet doesn’t have to mean giving up taste or variety. The experts at ChooseMyPlate, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, share some smart … Read More→

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Sugar Alert

Posted by Jane Farrell

Editor’s note: Sugar plays a role in serious conditions such as diabetes and obesity. And even for the healthiest among us, it provides only empty calories. You might think it’s … Read More→