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Heart Health for Women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. What a woman eats and her lifestyle choices play a big part in her heart health. See which foods to include in your heart-healthy diet.

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Get to Know Your Spices

There are many delicious, fresh foods that require little tinkering with flavor, but when it comes to lightening up recipes, nothing beats spices for retaining flavor while reducing fat, sugar or sodium.

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How Do I ...
Broil Fish?

Using your oven's broiler is a great way to cook fish without adding a lot of oil or butter. It's also shockingly easy. Find out how to get dinner ready in minutes. 


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How Do I Broil Fish

Choose Healthy Fats

Fat has a bad rap, but it is a nutrient necessary for your health. Try incorporating (in moderation) these delicious health-promoting fats into your meals.  

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Tip of the Day: Washington and His Cherry Tree

George Washington knew cherries are delicious, that's why he had a cherry tree! Cherries don't just taste good, though; they are a source of dietary fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants.

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Overall Eating Patterns Are Most Important for Healthful Eating

According to the an updated position paper, the overall pattern of food that a person eats is more important to a healthy diet than focusing on single foods or individual nutrients.

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Let Your Voice Be Heard: Vote in the 2013 Elections!

Voting for the 2013 Academy elections is open February 1 through February 22. Election results will be announced in late February, and elected individuals will take office beginning June 1.

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