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Heart-Healthy Dessert Recipes

Nutritious Dessert Recipes Sweet and satisfying without the guilt—our desserts are both scrumptious and healthy. The key to enjoying your favorite sweet treat, while still following a healthy diet, is to consume in moderation. First up are our Brownie Bites. Cocoa nibs, which are broken bits of husked cocoa beans, …

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Step Up to Strength Training

Illustration: Sarah Wilkins Cindy Hatcher June 09, 2014 Why it’s good to stop obsessing over steps and start training your muscles Incorporating cardio into the beginning of a weight-loss project can be a euphoric kick start—not just for the obvious endorphin rush but also because, if you’re tracking daily steps …

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Recipe Makeover: Quick Strawberry Shortcakes

Shortcut Strawberry Shortcakes There’s something magical about a sweet, crumbly biscuit piled high with juicy-plump strawberries and light-as-air whipped cream—it’s tasty proof that summer is just around the corner. If only the virtuous strawberry could erase those cream-filled, buttery calories—all 715 of them. When we did the math, project shortcake …

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Veggies for Breakfast

Starting the Day Off Right Adding a serving of vegetables first thing in the morning can help you reach the recommended 2 ½ cups per day as well as jumpstart your day with a boost of nutrients. These colorful breakfast options are also packed with protein and carbs for extra …

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Lighter Deviled Eggs

How to Make Healthy Deviled Eggs Lord, they do like their deviled eggs down South: a luxe, creamy concoction of mayo, pickles, and mashed yolk piled into a perfect egg-white boat. And, of course, this snack is also favored on Easter and Passover tables, and then bound to pop up …

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Diet Myth: Eat Healthy Foods, and You'll Lose Weight

Eating Smart Diet Myth: Eat Healthy Foods, and You’ll Lose Weight Photo: Oxmoor House David B. Allison, PhD June 09, 2014 Will eating better automatically help you shed pounds? Not exactly. Learn the science behind this myth. Recently, a woman came up to me to say how frustrated she was …

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Nutrition Made Easy

Nutrition Made Easy Our nutrition experts and registered dietitians translate the latest nutrition research into tips you can use to eat healthier every day. Real-Life Nutrition Videos Nutrition expert, Holley Grainger, RD, helps translate how to incorporate nutrition and healthy habits into your everyday life.more Healthy Food Choices Improve your …

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Willpower is Overrated

Illustration: Sarah Wilkins Cindy Hatcher June 09, 2014 Emphasizing momentary failures hinders long-term weight-loss success. “The biggest myth about willpower,” says Barbara Rolls, acclaimed professor of nutritional sciences at Penn State and author of The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet, “is that it’s always going to be there.” Self-control with food eludes …

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