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CNN.com: How to succeed at intermittent fasting

CNN.com: How to succeed at intermittent fasting

  “Intermittent fasting,” a dieting approach that involves cycling between periods of eating and abstaining from food, has been trending in diet circles. This is in part because reports claim that celebrities such as Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and

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CNN.com: Bread’s crust not more nutritious than the rest

CNN.com: Bread’s crust not more nutritious than the rest

  I always find it a challenge to make interesting, fun lunches for my daughters to take to school, the kind of stuff they can’t wait to eat when they pop open their lunch boxes. Early on, I discovered the

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CNN.com: Some foods better for your brain, memory

CNN.com: Some foods better for your brain, memory

  You may be aware of foods that protect our hearts and bones and even keep our weight in check as we age. But which foods keep our brains in top shape? Below is an evidence-based list of brain foods

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CNN.com: Is vegetarian fast food actually good for you?

CNN.com: Is vegetarian fast food actually good for you?

  Plant-based diets have been associated with many health benefits, including a reduced risk of obesity, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. So it might naturally follow that vegetarian fast food, which is inherently plant-based, would be more nutritionally appealing

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CNN.com: Healthiest office snacks, as chosen by nutritionists

CNN.com: Healthiest office snacks, as chosen by nutritionists

  When your stomach starts grumbling during a midmorning meeting or when you’re stuck at your desk without a break in sight, what is the most satisfying and healthy snack to grab? To answer this question, I asked 10 nutritionists

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CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Surgery

CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Surgery

  Do you have pounds to lose but don’t have a weight loss plan? If you are seriously considering how to go about shedding pounds, there are three proven levels of intervention, depending on your individual needs.

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CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Medications

CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Medications

  Do you have pounds to lose but don’t have a weight loss plan? If you are seriously considering how to go about shedding pounds, there are three proven levels of intervention, depending on your individual needs.

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CNN.com: Do bagged salad greens hold their nutrients?

CNN.com: Do bagged salad greens hold their nutrients?

  Those pre-packaged salads on produce shelves provide an easy way to get your daily serving of leafy greens. But does the convenience of bag-to-bite come at a price? To find out how the processing of produce may affect its

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CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Lifestyle changes

CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Lifestyle changes

  Do you have pounds to lose but don’t have a weight loss plan? If you are seriously considering how to go about shedding pounds, there are three proven levels of intervention, depending on your individual needs. Intervention 1: Lifestyle

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CNN.com: Should you try ‘souping’?

CNN.com: Should you try ‘souping’?

When I first heard of “souping,” it brought me back to my clinical days working in a hospital, where pureed soups and other easy to digest foods — also known as “full liquids” — would be prescribed for patients recovering

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