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What's the right balance of fats and carbs?

What is the perfect amount of fats and carbohydrates for a healthy diet? Scientists from McMaster University in Canada analyzed food diaries from more than 135,000 people in 18 countries around the world to find out.

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Try this whole-grain lemony quick bread

(HealthDay)—If you love quick breads but crave a healthier treat, this lighter take on Grandma's traditional recipe serves up a lemony lift. And because it calls for whole grains, dried fruit and nuts, it's packed with ...

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Tips for a heart-healthy sandwich

Packing a healthy lunch seems like an easy task, but sometimes all the sandwich choices may seem daunting. Many deli, or processed meats, are packed with preservatives, nitrates and sodium that could raise your risk of heart ...

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3 tips for a better, easier breakfast in bed on Mother's Day

Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate—a birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, whatever—the rest of the family follows an unspoken agreement to meet early in ...

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Nordic diet lowers cholesterol, study finds

A healthy Nordic diet lowers cholesterol levels, and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease, a pan-Nordic study where Lund University participated has found. There was also decreased inflammation associated with pre-diabetes.