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10 "Unhealthy" Foods that are Actually Good for You

We're setting the record straight about some of the "bad" foods that are actually good for you! How many are you unnecessarily avoiding? Find out!

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10 Healthy Snacks for Cheese Lovers

If cheese pleases your palate, watch out: Those creamy calories can really add up. Satisfy your cheese cravings for fewer calories with these smart snacks!

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10 Portion Control Pointers

Portion control is essential to eating healthfully and losing weight. Where do you start? With these 10 tips!

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10 Protein-Packed Snacks

These speedy and portable snack ideas make it easy to add a punch of protein into your day!

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10 Recipes for Avocado Lovers

Here are 10 unique and refreshing ways to enjoy avocados.

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10 Snacks Under 100 Calories

Your taste buds won't know that these snacks all weigh in at 100 calories or less!

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100-Calorie Easter Treats

Don't let the Easter Bunny hop all over your healthy eating plans. These 10 treats will allow you to indulge--for 100 calories or less!

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11 Creative Uses for Cottage Cheese

Packed with protein, low in fat, and full of flavor, creamy cottage cheese is as versatile as it is nutritious. Check out these new ways to eat this healthy staple!

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11 Delicious Meatless Meal Ideas

Looking to add more plant-based meals to your diet? We've compiled a collection of healthy, flavorful meatless meals that everyone will eat!

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11 Halloween Treats Under 100 Calories

Think there's no room for treats in your healthy eating plan? Think again! These Halloween sweets are so low in calories that you'll think you're being tricked!

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11 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

Indulge in the warm, sweet, and spicy flavors of fall with these easy recipes!

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11 Lighter Summer Pies

These simple recipes are low in calories, fat and sugar, so you can make your pie-in-the-sky dessert dreams come true this season!

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11 Savory Snacks Under 250 Calories

Are you stuck in a snack rut? Try one of these savory snacks--with fewer than 250 calories each!

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12 Foods to Eat for a Healthier Ticker

Stop focusing on all the foods you can't have, and start adding more of these healthful and delicious foods to your meals!

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12 Guiltless Pizza Recipes

If you love pizza--but also love fitting into your pants--we've got you covered.

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12 Skinnier Dip Recipes

From sweet and creamy to savory and spicy, dive into a lightened-up dip recipe for every occasion!

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13 Sugar-Free Dessert and Snack Ideas

Looking for some smarter ways to satisfy your sweet tooth without turning to sugar? We've got plenty!

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13 Ways to Top Your Burger for 100 Calories or Less

Revitalize your boring burger with these guiltless flavor boosters!

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14 Snacks You'll Go Nuts For

Do you like to get a little nutty with your snacks? Check out these easy and nutritious recipes for a boost of healthy fats and protein!

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15 Simple Truths about Food

It's time to clean out the fridge, toss the food myths into the trash and replace them with honest-to-goodness truths about the food we eat.

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15 Surprising Sources of Added Sugar

Sugar (in many forms) may be hiding in a lot of your favorite foods without you even realizing it. Here are 15 of the top ''added'' sugar offenders.

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5 Foods That Raise Your HDL

Has your doctor has told you to increase your HDL, but you're unsure how? Start by eating more of these heart-healthy foods!

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5 Gardening Solutions for Urbanites

Here are five ways urban dwellers can grow fruits, veggies and herbs without setting foot in suburbia.

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5 Smart Beverage Swaps

Are you sipping a meals' worth of calories with your meal? Make these quick and easy drink swaps to save yourself hundreds of unnecessary calories!

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5-Ingredient Fruit Desserts

When ripe fruit is at its best, finish off a meal with these tasty, minimalist desserts. No fuss required!

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6 Marvelous Mock Meats

We can all benefit from learning about alternate and affordable plant proteins. Here are some delicious ways to go meatless for a meal!

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6 Sneaky Ways to Add More Nutrition to Your Meals

Youre eating your veggies and watching your portions, but is there a way to make your meals even better for you? These 6 habits will help you take your healthy choices to the next level so you can get more nutritional bang for your buck.

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7 Healthy and Hydrating Foods

You don't have to just drink your water--you can eat it, too! Here are seven foods you should munch on to get a little extra H2O in your day.

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7 Super Sources of Omega 3s

Include the following foods in your diet to benefit from the amazing health-enhancing properties of omega-3s.

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8 Awesome Omelets

Tired of the same old eggs? Spice up any meal with these fresh omelet ideas!

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8 New Ways to Cook Asparagus

Asparagus is high in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, as well as fiber and protein. Sure, it's healthy, but asparagus is just plain delish. Here are 8 healthy ways to enjoy asparagus while it's in season.

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9 Foods You Think are Healthy but Aren't

There are many foods in today's supermarkets that arent as good for you as you might think. Before you bite, get the facts on some of these masters of disguise!

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A Dozen Ways to Quell Your Sweet Tooth

How can you satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard on fat and calories? Try one of these dozen sweet treats!

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Counting Down the Calories in Holiday Cookies

Chances are, you're going to be faced with a holiday cookie tray in the coming weeks. Use our nutritional comparison of holiday cookies before you bite!

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How Many Calories are in Your Easter Basket?

Check out the nutrition info for some of the more popular Easter candies before you dig into your basket.

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Picture-Perfect Portion Sizes

When you don't have access to measuring cups and spoons, use these everyday objects to estimate your portion sizes like a pro.

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Red, White and Blue Foods that are Good for You

Add these colorful foods to your 4th of July celebration for a patriotic feast that's also healthy!

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The Best and Worst Girl Scout Cookies

How do your favorite Girl Scout Cookies stack up nutritionally? Find out how the cookies crumble!

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The Secret Benefits of Tea

If you haven't yet jumped on this ancient tradition turned trend, here are some reasons you should.

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Top 12 Foods to Buy Organic

Find out which foods contain the most pesticides.

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