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Food that is whole rather than fragmented—an apple, say, rather than apple juice—provides a natural balance that satisfies both our hunger and our nutritional needs.
Switching from wheat and high-carb foods to good fats and above-ground veggies can counter the inflammation linked to Alzheimer’s and other cognitive illnesses.
The downside of sugar (it’s much more than obesity), the dangers of commercial substitutes and some tasty, healthy alternatives.
From organic standards to genetic modifications to animal antibiotics, food safety issues are hotly debated between consumer health advocates and those with commercial agendas. Food Sleuth Melinda Hemmelgarn sorts through the confusion by updating us on the facts that matter—and shows us what we can do about it.
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Health experts agree that many foods can play multiple roles in weight loss. Learn which key foods to add to your diet.
Learn why preventive cardiologist Dr. William Davis, author of Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health, believes wheat is behind so many current health problems.
Today’s hectic schedules make it easy to rely upon drive-through dining, and our expanding waistlines—a national epidemic among children as well as adults—demonstrate the dangers of too much fast food. Try this smorgasbord of simple strategies, compiled by our experts, to boost nutrition, taste and pleasurable family time.
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