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An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

The vicious cycle: Sugar, processed foods

Want to end those relentless cravings for all things sweet and salty? Bring on the protein, fiber and healthy fats.

Fiber-rich foods build healthy hearts

A proper diet is often one of the first steps in the journey to better blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Topsy-turvy life? Time to recalibrate

Food is one area in life where you have full control, but only if you map out a plan—and stick to it.

Fall’s here—get back on track

These 7 simple steps can help put your mind and body on the path to healthy aging.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Want protein power? Give peas a chance

Split yellow peas are particularly potent in the protein department—and they pack a major dose of fiber, too.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

Feel swollen? Blame salt

Highly processed food is an unfortunate hallmark of American diets. It leads to a glut of sodium, which can trigger bloating and gas.

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.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

Grow your nutty knowledge

A variety of nuts deliver ample benefits in the way of healthy fats and nutrients—but they're not all created equal.

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