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Cardiovascular exercise such as biking and running is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.

Oats have been a staple in the traditional American diet for years, and much like the potato has been under scrutiny.

When you hear “chia,” you may immediately think of the well-known green Chia Pets. However, chia seeds have recently become a staple food in health food stores for their promising health benefits.

With the hustle and bustle of back to school approaching, your family might find it challenging to enjoy dinner together, consistently. Putting a healthy dinner on the table and making it one your family will enjoy is not as hard as you might envision.

When seeking out foods with optimal nutrient content to improve cardiovascular health, look no further than these easy-to-find foods at your local grocery store.

Good nutrition is an integral part of the lupus treatment plan. While there are no foods which can cure lupus, people with the disease should aim for a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

Hunting for and bringing home wild game not only provides a time to get outside, but it also allows one to put delicious food on the table.

If you have considered a no-carb diet to achieve weight loss or control diabetes, it is crucial to learn the basics of this “diet” and to understand the health risks associated with eliminating carbohydrates. Carbohydrates comprise a wide variety of foods — both healthy and unhealthy — and w…

Years ago a study in the Journal of The American Dietetic Association found a simple “rinsing” process can reduce the fat content of cooked ground beef crumbles.

Once you start running (or jogging), your body will need extra fuel for those miles; you will be burning approximately an extra 100 calories for each mile you run. In addition, your muscles will need protein to keep them operating efficiently.

A healthy diet and lifestyle can help fight cardiovascular disease. Making small dietary adjustments daily can translate into life long-term benefits for your health and your heart.

The new year brings about many resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be more physically active. If you are unsure where to start, here are a few tips to get you started on your journey to better health and wellness.

We all know fiber is good for us. Not only can dietary fiber lower cholesterol, it also helps keep us trim and feeling full.

With summer officially behind us and the fall in full swing, this time of year ushers in cooler temperatures and foods synonymous with the season. Fall foods provide many nutrients and can offer a diverse menu for your seasonal dinners.

Oct. 15 is National Hand washing Day, and according to the CDC, hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from becoming sick.

Cardiovascular exercise such as cycling and jogging is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.