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calories

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

Clip calories with tiny tweaks

Swapping a handful ingredients can trim about 200 calories from these typical meals.

Noodle your veggies

Turn carrots, zucchini and other low-calorie, high-fiber garden treats into the perfect pasta dishes.

More breakfast, less TV

If it's a healthy heart you're after, cut out the screen time and make your morning a priority.

Become a master tracker

Calories aren’t the only thing you can count to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Counting calories? Re-think that drink

When you populate your day with iced coffees, sweet teas and other flavored beverages, you're cramming hundreds of additional calories into your diet.

Count your crunch

A bite tally for each meal might sound tedious, but it's likely less work than counting calories—and it helps avoid mindless eating.

The burdens of bread

In an increasingly gluten-sensitive, carb-conscious world, bread is getting a tough rap—and it's not often warranted.

Dieting—a piece of cake

Want to manage your calories but still enjoy a slice of the sweet stuff? Learn some simple ingredient substitutions and develop a discerning eye for size.

What’s your calorie-burning clock?

We burn 10 percent more calories in the late afternoon and early evening than in the early morning hours.

The health benefits of eating earlier

Timing is everything—boost weight loss by about 25 percent just by eating 70 percent of each day's calories between breakfast and lunch.

Fuel up for your workouts

A physician assistant shares what we should eat before and after exercise ... and how to time it.

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