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Nutrition couldn't be more important in today's society as our collective waistline continues to expand. Learn the secrets to cooking healthy and knowing how to make good-tasting food without all the fat and cholesterol.

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5 Myths About Losing Weight

Each year, hoards of people jump on the weight-loss bandwagon, but many of them enlist in fad diets that are based on nutrition myths. How can some of these misguided tips do more harm than good?


Low-Sugar Baking Tips

By using these low-sugar baking tips, you can enjoy sweet treats without worrying about ruining your diet. Reducing your sugar intake is one of the most difficult aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Learn more low-sugar baking tips.

Why are whole grains good for you?

Eating whole grains as part of a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease, some types of cancer, and Type-2 diabetes. Learn more about the benefits of whole grains.

Low-Fat Cooking Questions

Low-fat cooking is not difficult, once basic questions are answered. Do you know what ingredients you can substitute in your meals in order to make the meal healthier? Learn some of the answers to questions about low-fat cooking.

Calories and Fat in 36 Fast Foods

Many fast foods contain nearly all of a person's daily fat and calorie requirements. Learn the calories and fat in 36 fast foods, including the Baconator and a Double Whopper with cheese.

What is a vegetarian diet?

Did you know that there are almost as many types of vegetarians as there are reasons for becoming one? Find out why vegetarians are such a diverse lot.

45 Common Foods and the Number of Calories They Contain

Losing weight basically comes down to using more calories than you consume. Learn about the number of calories in 45 common foods in this article, including apples, carrots, and ice cream.

What is vegan diet?

Vegans take vegetarianism several steps further, avoiding even animal products like honey and silk. Learn about what it's like to be a vegan and why veganism seems to stir up controversy.

How do vegetarians get enough protein?

You may have heard of the Atkins diet, a high-protein diet that threw people into something of a protein obsession. Is protein really that important? And what about vegetarians? If you're not eating meat, are you missing something important in your diet?

Carbohydrate Basics

Do you think carbohydrates are sometimes the enemy? Well, the fact is that we can't live without carbohydrates. You can have your carbs, maintain good health, and control your weight, too. Learn more about the importance of carbohydrates.

How to Choose Carbohydrates

It's important to keep in mind the distinction between simple and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbs are digested quickly, while complex carbs take longer to break down. Learn more about choosing the right carbs.