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7 Steps to Better Health

Staying healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be whittled down to seven simple steps: 1. Get moving. Our bodies are designed to move! And even minimal exercise cuts your risk of disease. Push a little harder and you can trim down…
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Simple Everyday Tips for a Healthier You

With health information and diet books everywhere we turn, we all know what we're supposed to eat and that we need to exercise. So why do we continue to make the wrong choices and push the scales upward? Maybe we're just confused. Between…
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What are Appropriate Portions?

Understanding what the right portion size should look like is your ticket to better controlled eating and ultimately weight loss. Here are some smart strategies: Measure foods you eat often so you learn what a teaspoon of butter or one cup…
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Okra: A Signature Southern Vegetable

When it comes to grocery shopping, have your produce choices become predictable? Well you might consider shaking things up this summer by adding some fresh okra to the mix. Okra is packed with nutrients that can help keep your nourished all…
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Heed the Warning Bells of Metabolic Syndrome

It’s no secret the number of people with type 2 diabetes is sharply rising. Yet people are often shocked when they’re diagnosed with the complicated disease. By paying attention to some warning bells, especially symptoms of metabolic syndrome,…
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Get Your Daily Dose of Color

Spring is ready to burst on the scene in all its Technicolor glory. For better health, you should duplicate this happy color scheme on your plate. According to a new study, America’s Phytonutrient Report, 80 percent of Americans are putting…