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Healthy Eating

Healthy eating starts by making informed food choices. Choosing a variety of nutrient-rich foods as the foundation of what you eat can help you live a longer, healthier life. Tufts experts keep you up to date on everything from shopping for the best meats, fish, fruits and vegetables to nutrition-smart food preparation and more.

Why the Low-Fat Diet Failed

March 2019 — In the 1980s and 1990s, Americans were told that eating less fat would reduce risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity. Why didn’t it work? Essentially, reducing total fat led to intake of more refined carbohydrates and less healthy fats, and both of these changes had negative health impacts.

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Vegetables: to Cook or Not to Cook

 Subscribers OnlyFebruary 2019 - Vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fiber, and health-conscious consumers...