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Variety is the spice of life—and the key to a healthy life, too. Those who eat a variety of foods are more likely to get the adequate nutrients and perform at their potential. It’s easy to get stuck in a food rut, repeatedly eating the same foods or grabbing fast food on the go. Are there consequences? You bet. This section provides information about how better nutritional habits can improve your health and your life.

On the Go? Stay Refreshed with Water
This Barbecue Season, Make Your Meat Healthier
Choose the Right Carbs to Fuel Metabolism and Mind
“Healthy” Fats — What Does That Even Mean Anymore?
Strawberries: A Sweet Way to Care for Your Heart
Can Dairy Fat Curb Body Fat?
Tips to Boost Coffee and Tea's Health Benefits
For Trans Fats, the GRAS Is Not Always Greener
Healthy Produce: Even a Little Can Go a Long Way
FDA Releases Long-Awaited Gluten-Free Guidelines
Avoid Processed Meat, Live Longer
High-Fiber Diet for Stroke Prevention
Go Nuts for Your Heart
Avocados Linked to Better Health
Feed Your Good Mood with Fruits and Vegetables
Garlic Partners Well with Blood Pressure Medication
Organic Spinach Takes the Nutritional Cake
Organic Broccoli Packs a Nutritional Punch
Longer Life, Courtesy of Olive Oil
The Right Calcium Balance Important for Total Health
For Future Health, What You Eat and Drink Today Matters
Think Fiber First for Healthier Teens
Meet the Stars of the Vegetable World
Love Your Heart with a Healthy Diet
Can Omega-Love Your Heart? Eat More FishRelieve Bipolar Depression?
Healthier Grilling
Top 10 Local Superfoods
Never Too Late to Master the Mediterranean Diet
Safe Summer Grilling: Marinate Meats with Herbs and Spices
Mediterranean Diet Has Mind-Boosting Benefits
Is Too Much Protein Bad for Bones?
B6 May Fend off Common Cancer
A Fishy Fountain of Youth
Choosing the Right Carbs Can Have Health Benefits
Salt Is No Friend to Heart or Head
Once Again, Fish Fats Shown to Fight Heart Disease
Focus on Food Safety
Boost Grades with Good Food
Eat Right to Prevent Prostate Cancer
Eating Less to Live More
The Heart Loves Nuts
Get the Most Bang for Your Buck from the Dietary Guidelines
Surprising Deficiencies, Even with Supplements
Carbs-The Key to Easier Exercise?
For Broccoli, Raw Rules
Cranberries—Antioxidant Superstars
Healthy Eating Tip: Cook Potatoes Whole for More Minerals
Ordinary Mushrooms an Extraordinary Source of Antioxidants
Broccoli: Cook It Right for Better Health
For Better Health, Take Your Tea with a Twist
Whole Grains Protect the Pancreas from Cancer
A Healthy Diet May Help Prevent Parkinson’s Disease
The Healthy Eating–Cancer Protection Link Gets Stronger
Low-Fat Dairy Products Linked to Infertility
Add Soy to Your Heart-Healthy Diet
FDA Steps in to Make Fresh-Cut Veggies Safer for Consumers
Looking for Lycopene? Diet Is Still the Best Source
Flavonoids Prolong Life
FDA Gets Tough on Whole Grain Labeling
Increase Calcium Absorption, Bone Strength in Teenagers
Get Enough Fiber without Sacrificing Iron
Is Our Food Becoming Less Nutritious?
Revised Dietary Guidelines a Move in the Right Direction
Protein Bars: Better Nutrition Through Science?
Patient Testimonial: Nutrition

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