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Selecting Healthy Breads
A huge variety of breads are available on supermarket shelves. Which is best for you?
Selecting Healthy Breads Selecting Healthy Breads A huge variety of breads are available on supermarket shelves. Which is best for you?
How Changing Food Prices Could Save Lives How Changing Food Prices Could Save Lives Tufts study predicts that subsidies and taxes could prevent deaths from major chronic diseases and narrow health gaps.
Muscle Health Pays Off in Better Quality of Life Muscle Health Pays Off in Better Quality of Life Resistance training combined with adequate protein is the key.
How Changing Food Prices Could Save Lives

How Changing Food Prices Could Save Lives

Tufts study predicts that subsidies and taxes could prevent deaths from major chronic diseases and narrow health gaps.

Subsidies and taxes to adjust the prices of seven foods—both healthy and unhealthy—is predicted to prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year from cardiometabolic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, according to a study led by researchers from Tufts University.

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Diet Central In New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Diet Central In New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Healthy lifestyle is essential to keeping blood pressure in check.

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released an update to guidelines that redefines high blood pressure (hypertension) and makes recommendations on how doctors should treat it. The guidelines lower the threshold at which a person would be diagnosed with hypertension.

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Muscle Health Pays Off in Better Quality of Life

Resistance training combined with adequate protein is the key.

Tufts scientists were the first to coin a term for the gradual loss of muscle mass, strength and function that can occur with aging: sarcopenia. The decline in skeletal muscle from sarcopenia affects 15% of people older than age 65, and 50% of people older than age 80.

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Better Brown-Bag Lunches

Better Brown-Bag Lunches

Lunches you pack for yourself or your family can be healthier than meals purchased away from home, but only if you plan food choices wisely.

Depending on what you pack in lunches for yourself or family members, you may not do better nutritionally than the cafeterias or eateries you're passing up. Studies suggest it's common for kids' packed lunches to be low in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and dairy products.

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Cinnamon and Blood Sugar

Cinnamon and Blood Sugar

If there is a benefit of this popular spice in type 2 diabetes, current scientific evidence suggests the impact may be small.

Cinnamon has long done double duty in cooking and as a folk remedy for various ailments. Today, scientists are studying cinnamon to see if it improves blood sugar, particularly in type 2 diabetes.

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Drink Coffee, Live Longer?

Drink Coffee, Live Longer?

Growing evidence suggests enjoying a daily cup (or more) of this popular beverage may help decrease risk of an early death.

Some people view coffee as a guilty pleasure. But, research suggests drinking coffee may actually have some health benefits. That evidence includes two new, large observational studies of diverse populations published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Both found drinking coffee was associated with a modestly (less than 20%) reduced risk of dying from various conditions, compared to not drinking coffee.

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Fish Tacos Without Frying
Fish tacos are an appealing supper that’s easy to make at home.
Fish Tacos Without Frying Fish Tacos Without Frying Fish tacos are an appealing supper that’s easy to make at home.
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Orange-Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Orange-Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry
Blueberry Compote Blueberry Compote

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