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Adult BMI Calculator
Body Mass Index Calculator Rather than relying only on the bathroom scale to tell you if you're overweight, experts say...
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Dietary Guidelines Quiz
What Do You Know About Dietary Guidelines? In 2011, the federal government unveiled a new dietary icon called Choose My...
Fast Facts
Portion size is different from serving size . A portion is the amount of food you choose to eat at one time. A serving is the amount of food listed on the Nutrition Facts that allows comparison of calorie and nutrition content. Your portions may be the equivalent of several servings.
When Your Diet 'Disconnects'
When Your Diet 'Disconnects' If you’re like most American adults, you really do mean to lose weight. But exactly how yo...
Lifestyle Changes
Lifestyle Changes Primary risk factors for chronic disease At the top of the CDC's list of primary risk factors for all...
A Guide to Healthier Eating
A Guide to Healthier Eating Eating less junk food and adding more nutritious food to your diet are simple changes that ...
Cutting Calories and Fat When Eating Out
Cutting Calories and Fat When Eating Out Whether you're trying to lose excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight, eati...
Turn High-Fat Recipes Into Low-Fat Dishes
Turn High-Fat Recipes Into Low-Fat Dishes Most of us know we should eat less fat and cholesterol, yet changing eating h...
The Facts on Fat: What a Healthful Diet Should Include
The Facts on Fat: What a Healthy Diet Should Include Surprise: Fat’s not all bad. You just have to know how to maximize...
Calculating Calories and Fat Grams
Calculating Calories and Fat Grams To determine the number of calories and fat grams you need each day in order to eith...
Components of Food
Components of Food If you are trying to make heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet, it is helpful to know so...
'Choose My Plate' Now Tailored to You
'Choose My Plate' Now Tailored to You Many of us used the old Food Pyramid, also called My Pyramid, for years to help m...
The Importance of Eating Together as a Family
The Importance of Eating Together as a Family Eating together as a family has many benefits not only for you, but also ...
How to Junk a Junk-Food Diet
How to Junk a Junk-Food Diet Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or improve your health, junk food can s...
Counting Liquid Calories
Counting Liquid Calories When counting calories, don’t forget the ones you drink. For many people, these so-called liqu...
Why Portion Sizes Are Important
Why Portion Sizes Are Important You've heard the news that much of America -- including its kids -- is overweight or ob...