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fat

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.

Get primed for your blood test

Know what to do—and what not to do—to ensure accurate results.

The skirmish over soy

As the FDA reexamines the claim that soy products may reduce heart disease risk, some scientists say relabeling would be a mistake.

Dried and true

Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.

Subtract the additive

Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.

Meat matters

Want to trim down on saturated fat, but still gain protein and nutrients? Develop an eye for leaner cuts and grass-fed varieties.

In fitness, there’s virtue to variety

Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.

Bake your way to healthier holidays

Cut back on the fat and lighten up those festive meals ... the easy way.

Low-carb diets may work by boosting calorie burn

Your food choices make the difference in whether your metabolism "works with you or against you."

8 smart cooking swaps from a dietitian

But the options are endless for those seeking to pack a punch of flavor, yet lose the fat and carbs.

Are ‘free diets’ shortchanging your health?

Most people won't experience any miracles by skipping fat, gluten, carbs or sugar.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

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