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Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

Add some oomph to your oats

Add nuts, herbs and berries and that bowl of so-so oatmeal will turn into an antioxidant powerhouse.

Heed the sneaky calories

Taste-testing your culinary creations? Dipping into the office candy stash? Those tiny tidbits can add up to big trouble.

Fats and carbs—a balancing act

Your ideal diet won't necessarily entail fewer carbs and less fat. Researchers say moderation is key.

Weekend binge? Brace for week-long woes

Those who cycle their dieting—five days on, weekends off—may encounter nearly as much gut damage as non-dieters.

Ready for a breakfast tweak?

A few simple alterations to your morning sandwich can keep your calories in check.

Clip calories with tiny tweaks

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

Study: Cutting carbs may lead to a-fib

Electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration and inflammation are all potential side effects of low-carb diets—and they all create conditions that can lead to heart malfunctions.

The pecking order to plants

Over time, consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods can lower the risk of death—as long as you also steer clear of animal-based meats and unhealthy treats.

Exercise isn’t an excuse to pig-out

Working out doesn't go as far as you might think. Be ever mindful of quantity and quality.

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.

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