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diet

Whip up a peach-perfect meal

Summer plums and peaches are just fine on their own—but don't shy away from creative meals centered on these ingredients.

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.

To reach old age, go new age

Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.

Programmed to pack pounds?

A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.

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.

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