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Meals on the run

A dietitian offers up a scrumptious list of fast and healthy foods—and you can make all of them at home.

Got a pooch with a sweet tooth?

Hold off on giving your four-legged friend another bite of something sweet until you check the label—artificial sweeteners could lead to trouble.

Final word on fats: Opt for fish, nuts, plant oils

As you strive to make smart meal choices, it's essential to know the healthy fat sources from the unhealthy.

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.

Top 10 food ingredients to avoid

Some on the list might surprise you.

Subtract the additive

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

Smells like success

Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.

The optimal oil

Extra virgin olive oil should enjoy a top spot in your recipe—it's tastier, it's healthier and it wards off disease.

Sharpen your supermarket smarts

Don't let coupons and mailers steer all your food choices at the grocery store—build a healthy diet and aim to follow it.

Bake your way to healthier holidays

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

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