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Good nutrition can improve your overall health such as: mental acuteness, building stronger immune systems, increasing energy and the ability to manage chronic health problems, among others. Eating well is the key to a healthy, emotionally balanced, and mentally sharp life.

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Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Breast Cancer

Eating a balanced diet is especially important when you have breast cancer. Proper nutrition may help your body heal from cancer treatment, which can have numerous side effects such as mouth sores, low appetite, nausea and vomiting.

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Nutrition During Recovery

 

Recovering from alcohol misuse means forming new, lifelong habits, including ones related to nutrition. Proper nutrients are key to your overall health.

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Foods to Eat and Avoid if You Have Psoriasis

A range of treatments are available for psoriasis, from skin ointments to drugs that alter your immune system. However, can easing the symptoms of this common condition be as simple as changing the foods we eat.

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Eating a Stroke-Prevention Diet: How Food Can Reduce Your Risk

Eating healthy foods yields many benefits. Sticking to the following guidelines will lower your risk for stroke and improve your overall health. The American Stroke Association (ASA) offers suggestions on what to eat to encourage a stroke-free lifestyle..

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Is There a Connection Between Diet and Migraine?

An estimated 1 billion people experience migraine attacks, making it the third most common illness and the most common neurological condition in the world. Recent studies and research suggest food and diet play a part in migraines.

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Changes in Your Diet May Help Reduce or Control Asthma Symptoms

Can diet help your asthma? Research suggests eating an overall healthy, balanced diet can help.

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How to Combat Stress with Good Nutrition

As we get busy and stressed, we tend to make poor nutritional choices that can actually increase our stress levels and cause other problems.

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Diet is Important in Multiple Sclerosis

Eating healthy can help manage MS symptoms. Learn about dietary research and evidence-based recommendations.

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8 Ways to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet

As much as you might want to eat a healthy diet, it can sometimes be confusing to figure out what you should and shouldn’t eat. Do you need to completely change your diet if you want to be healthy?

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Healthy Eating New Year’s Resolution Tips

The New Year is all about making resolutions for healthy living. However, many people turn to fad weight loss diets this time of year, instead of thinking about diet changes that promote and sustain a vibrant lifestyle over the long term.

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

A key part of staying healthy during the holidays is to support the immune system. When your immune system is challenged, you’re less likely to maintain your overall health.

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Cooking and Budget Shopping

Being on a budget makes many people, from college students to employed professionals adopt various measures to utilize their money effectively.

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Diet and Dental Health

Your body is a complex machine. The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too.

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Healthy Eating During Cancer

Good nutrition is very important for people with cancer. There may be some changes you can make now that will help you during treatment. Start by following a healthy diet.

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Cooking Tips for Caregivers

If you’re already overwhelmed with your responsibilities as a caregiver, how can you find time to cook tasty, nutritious meals for a loved one? Here are cooking tips you can add to your meal preparation toolkit to help you streamline dinner preparations.

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Benefits of Family Dinners

Over three decades of research have shown that regular family meals offer a wide variety of physical, social-emotional, and academic benefits.

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Healthy Eating for Men

Food is more than just fuel. Your diet can help fight disease and keep you feeling younger.

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Food for your mood: How what you eat affects your mental health

While it's widely known that nutrition plays a key role in a person's physical health, it directly affects emotional well-being, too.

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Tips to Manage Stress Eating

Sometimes the strongest food cravings hit when you're at your weakest point emotionally. You may turn to food for comfort consciously, unconsciously, when facing a difficult problem, feeling stressed, or even feeling bored.

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

There are scientific studies that seem conflicting on what you should or should not eat for colon cancer prevention. However, there is one constant recommendation that remains across studies: eating a variety of fruits and vegetables.

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Eating to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure and many don't even know it.

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The Positive Effect of Using Organic Food

Food grown without extreme use of artificial chemicals is better for the health of people and the environment. Farmers have abandoned artificial pesticides, fertilizers and hormones in favor of organic growing techniques.