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How to Tell if a Nutrition Bar Is Actually Healthy

<b>Calories</b><br>If you're eating the bar as a snack, you want it to be about 200 cals—although Caspero says she will go up to 250 if the bar is fruit- and nut-based. "Those items tend to be more caloric but are also nutrient-dense," she says. "There is a huge difference to me in 200 calories of cashews …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

Want to cut down your deadly sugar intake? Here's what you should be eating

With obesity a global epidemic, we look at the foods to consume for a balanced diet<p>Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, according to the <b>World Health Organisation (WHO),</b> which says at least 2.8m people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.<p>A quarter of men and women in …

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Weight-loss tips: The quality of the food you eat matters

Most people are aware that obesity contributes to some of the leading causes of preventable death: heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain …

Overfed babies may develop 'inflamed fat' - Futurity

Mouse pups with access to better nutrition had body fat that was more dysfunctional. Could the same be true for human babies?

Popular diets may carry risks that are unexpected and not worth taking

Are you one of the millions who have tried the high-protein, low-carb Atkins plan to lose weight or gone paleo for more energy? Do you stick with foods labeled fat-free to lower cholesterol or buy only gluten-free products because your stomach is sensitive? Those widely publicized regimens seem so …

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