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diet

Design a cholesterol-crushing diet

Choose oats, healthy nuts, beans and plant-based foods to bust cholesterol. Stay away from processed meats, creams and butter.

The perils of fortification

Just because a food or beverage is infused with vitamins doesn't mean it's good for you.

Want results? Make smart, subtle shifts

Small, steady swaps are the surest way to make long-lasting improvements in your diet.

Exploring a dietitian’s grocery cart

Here's a hint: There aren't a lot of packaged and processed foods piled inside.

Body shape—a gauge of heart health?

Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.

Salt and processed meats—the deadly duo

Cutting these two items from your diet could be your first step in warding off heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Let the season shape your plate

Buying fresh produce at the height of each season will satisfy your palate—and your purse.

Enjoy the spices of life

They aren't just flavor-boosters—they may improve your health, too.

4 steps to stomp salt

Reading the food label, cooking at home and following a few other careful steps can put your sodium intake in its proper place.

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

Go easy on the ice cream

It's a lovely summer treat on occasion. As a daily indulgence, it's the fast path to busting your diet.

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