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Be sure to read labels for portion, calorie control

(HealthDay)—"Nutrition Facts" labels mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have made it easier to know more about what's inside packaged foods. But the information isn't always easy to decipher, especially since ...

Jan 11, 2018
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Five ways to reduce saturated fat

(HealthDay)—Cutting down on fat is a big part of any weight-loss diet. Fat has twice the calories of protein and carbs—so ounce for ounce, you can replace fat with twice the amount of those foods for the same calories.

Dec 26, 2017
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Some great holiday foods for weight loss

(HealthDay)—Many of the foods most associated with holiday meals can actually be good for you and, because they're filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings.

Dec 13, 2017
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Type 2 diabetes is not for life

Almost half of the patients with Type 2 diabetes supported by their GPs on a weight loss programme were able to reverse their diabetes in a year, a study has found.

Dec 05, 2017
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Holiday parties minus the calorie crunch

(HealthDay)—Holiday parties are fun social gatherings, but they can also be diet disasters. Here's how to enjoy yourself while sparing yourself hundreds of extra calories.

Nov 13, 2017
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Calorie

The calorie is a pre-SI metric unit of energy. The unit was first defined by Professor Nicolas Clément in 1824 as a unit of heat. This definition entered French and English dictionaries between 1841 and 1867. In most fields its use is archaic, having been replaced by the SI unit of energy, the joule. However, in many countries it remains in common use as a unit of food energy. In the context of nutrition, and especially food labelling, the terms calorie (or Calorie) and kilocalorie are interchangeable. In either case the unit is approximately equal to 4.2 kJ.

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