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The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Sodium stealth bombs

Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

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.

Build a cholesterol-busting diet

DNA will always have a say, but don't underestimate the healing power of healthy food.

Navigating the yogurt aisle

Mankind has complicated this centuries-old favorite. A few practical guidelines can help you simplify your yogurt expedition.

Strawberries—the guilt-free treat

Sweeten your spring and early summer with a pair of recipes based on nature's natural sweetener.

Eating out? Mind your salt

A single meal at most restaurants far exceeds the recommended daily allotment of sodium.

The spring trifecta

Asparagus, watercress and peas are the mainstays of early spring yields—and they deliver a heap of vitamins and minerals lost to winter.

Got broccoli and berries? Turn down the heat

Don't cook the goodness out of antioxidant-rich foods—they're more apt to maintain their powerful qualities when prepared gently.

Study: Cutting carbs may lead to a-fib

Electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration and inflammation are all potential side effects of low-carb diets—and they all create conditions that can lead to heart malfunctions.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

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