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What's So Bad About Meat, Eggs and Sugar, Anyway?

Are current dietary 'villains' — from gluten to dairy — really the no-nos they're cracked up to be?


Stay Fit

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How to Turn Your Walk into a Workout

Yes, walking counts as real exercise! Here are ways to see more results from your daily regimen

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Why Thinner May Not Always Be Better

Extra pounds may keep some people healthier after a certain age

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Strength Training’s Health Benefits Go Beyond Muscles

Working out can boost your brain health and help you control diabetes

Healthy Eating

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5 Easy Healthy Summer Recipes

Use the best foods of the season for a blast of color and flavor

Asparagus stir-fry

Spring Asparagus Is a Delicacy Worth the Wait

Chef David Tanis shares memories and his recipe for a spicy stir-fry

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Is a Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

This fat-burning approach may not be safe for everyone

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Live Well

99 Ways to Add Healthy Years to Your Life

99 Ways to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Start the year off right with these essential health tips from top experts

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Driving With Hearing Loss

How to stay safe behind the wheel when you don't hear well

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