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Beware the impulse buy

Those sweets and treats you innocently choose at the checkout line will have a cumulative effect on your health.

Focus on the long game

Do your mental homework now so you're prepared to step into a healthier lifestyle and make it last a lifetime.

Lighten your load

Gaining a deeper understanding of your glycemic index can help you refine your diet for maximum benefit.

Bake your way to healthier holidays

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

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Expecting? Get the flu shot  

Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.

Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body?

Office workers spend up to 85 percent of their workday in a chair—research suggests that all that sitting contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even a shorter lifespan.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know before getting started on a plan that seems to be made for autumn.

Rise of the plants

Shoppers are turning to plant-based items as healthy alternatives to a life of milk and meat.

Beware the double-dippers

One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.

Vary your victuals 

An assortment of healthy foods—and a little wiggle room for the occasional piece of chocolate cake—might keep your diet on track.

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