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7 Superfoods That Help Improve Cholesterol

EatingWell | Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living
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Though your genes determine how much cholesterol your body produces naturally, your diet plays a role too. If you're worried about your cholesterol, aim to eat less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables. Add these foods to your diet, too.

Super-Fast Valentine's Desserts

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Surprise your special someone with one of these delicious desserts -- they're the perfect way to turn a Tuesday night into something special.

Healthy Mexican At Home: Frito Pie Makeover

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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As a native of New England, I had never heard of Frito Pie until a Texas-born co-worker offered me some. And then... wow!

6 Healthy Carbs To Keep In Your Diet

EatingWell | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
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I've never been a fan of low-carb diets: Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. Of course, not all carbohydrates are created equal. Here are six "great" carbs to keep in your diet.

4 Foods To Soothe Sore Muscles

EatingWell | Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living
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Making sure your workout is challenging without overdoing it is one way to prevent muscle soreness. But research also points to some foods and beverages that can help ward off and minimize exercise-related muscle soreness.

5 Couscous Cooking Mistakes To Avoid

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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When it comes to cooking a "starch" for your meal, there are few sides easier to make than couscous. It's simple, versatile and incredibly fast to cook -- it's ready in just five minutes!

6 Surprising Sources Of Sugar

EatingWell | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
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On average, Americans consume 475 calories of added sugars every day (that's 30 teaspoons). Compare this with the American Heart Association's recommendation that American women limit their added sugars to no more than 100 calories (or 6 teaspoons) of added sugars per day and men consume no more than 150 calories (9 teaspoons) daily.

Foods That Do The Diet Work For You

EatingWell | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
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Recent research suggests eating more fiber as a way to prevent weight gain or even encourage weight loss. Here are five fiber-rich foods that help do the weight loss work for you.

The Health Perks Of 8 Italian Foods

EatingWell | Posted 03.16.2012 | Healthy Living
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Check out these eight essential ingredients of Italian cuisine, compiled by EatingWell's editors, that you should add to your diet.

7 Of The Healthiest Foods You Should Be Eating But Aren't

EatingWell | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
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When it comes to choosing what to eat, I like to get a lot of nutritional bang for my buck, so to speak. The best deals? "Superfoods" that are far more plentiful in nutrients than they are in calories and that research has shown deliver health benefits.

8 Cooking Tricks For Awesome Chili

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Chili is the ultimate cold-weather comfort food. Use these simple tricks to make chili healthy but still hearty and satisfying.

Healthy Food Swaps To Save Now And Splurge Later

EatingWell | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
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You can eat what you want and not gain a pound -- if you've banked calories to spend. Here are 10 simple ways to free up an extra 1,000 calories for a future splurge.

Which Is Healthier: Hot Chocolate Or Eggnong?

EatingWell | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
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The past few weeks have seen the return of two seasonal drinks -- hot chocolate and eggnog. Both taste sinfully delicious, but one of them trumps the other in terms of healthfulness.

5 Things You Should Learn To Cook In 2012

EatingWell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Food
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I'm pretty good in the kitchen, but there are a few areas that I feel I could improve upon. It's the simple things that trip me up the most -- maybe because I don't feel like I really need to follow the recipe (it's so easy!) or pay that much attention to the specifics.

9 Winter Foods For Healthy, Beautiful Skin

EatingWell | Posted 02.17.2012 | Healthy Living
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Even though you're likely baring less skin during the winter months, it's still important to pay attention to your skin.

The Top 5 Healthy Food Stories Of 2011

EatingWell | Posted 02.14.2012 | Food
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It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at five of the food trends of 2011, the stories that propelled them to the top and what you can learn from them.

6 Pots Every Cook Needs

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Having a few good-quality pots at your disposal puts you on the fast track to dinners that are just as easy to clean up after as they are to make. Here are six pots every kitchen should have.

6 Myths About Sleep, Busted

EatingWell | Posted 02.03.2012 | Healthy Living
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Making every last minute of shut-eye count means knowing what can actually help you sleep and what hinders sleep. Here are six sleep myths to ignore, as reported in "EatingWell" magazine.

3 Health Reasons To Cook With Cast Iron

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Cast-iron skillets may seem like an old-fashioned choice in the kitchen. But this dependable cookware is a must in the modern kitchen.

5 Foods To Eat When You Overeat

EatingWell | Posted 01.25.2012 | Healthy Living
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If you happen to overindulge, though, don't beat yourself up about it: the best way to handle a slip-up is to get back on track ASAP. And even better news is that research suggests these 5 foods can help you rebound from the damage of a rich meal.

The 8 Biggest Thanksgiving Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Why does roasting a turkey inspire endless debate about how to keep the meat moist and how to know when it's done?

4 Immune-Boosting Myths Busted

EatingWell | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
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There's no better time than the present to talk about immune-boosting myths -- from colds to allergies.

Secrets To The Best Apple Pie

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Apple pie is an iconic American dessert. It's pretty simple to make; put together a crust, throw in some apples, bake and wham! Apple pie.

6 Myths About Freezing Foods

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Last week I went to town on my freezer, throwing out all kinds of frozen packages from vegetables to meat to leftovers. I filled my 13-gallon trash can, then promptly walked it out to the dumpster for collection.

5 Ways Fiber Can Help You Naturally Achieve A Healthy Weight

EatingWell | Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living
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You gotta love fiber. Not only does it keep your GI system running smoothly and your heart healthy, it also can keep you from outgrowing your pants. Yes, fiber is a well-known natural slimming aid.