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Do eggs increase ovarian cancer risk?

Do eggs increase ovarian cancer risk?

Health Talk: Weight Loss and Exercise

Q: I have been sticking with my exercise program for three months and haven’t lost a pound of my excess weight. What am I...

Do Vegetarian Meals Need to Include Foods with Complementary Protein

When eating vegetarian meals, is it important to choose food combinations that provide complementary protein?

Comparing Plant-Based Milks to Cow’s Milk

Q: How does almond milk compare nutritionally to soymilk and cow’s milk? A: For people avoiding cow’s milk due to allergy, lactose intolerance or other...

Health Talk: How Can I Get More Active While Taking Care of My Children?

Q: I need to get more active, but how can I when I don’t have anyone to watch my young children while I work...

Effectiveness of Spot Reducing

Q: My friend says that spot reducing exercises can’t really target fat at particular areas of the body. Is that true? A: Exercises that focus...

Interval Training and Exercise Recommendations

Q: Is it true that interval training is better than regular aerobic forms of exercise? If so, how does that fit with the recommended...

Tai Chi and Health Benefits

Q: It seems like more and more people are trying Tai Chi. Does this kind of slow exercise really have any health benefits? A: Tai...

Popularity of Kale in Recipes

Q: Recipes and nutrition articles everywhere are promoting kale, a vegetable I never even heard of until recently. Is it really that great? A: Kale...

What is Moderate Physical Activity?

Q: How hard do I have to be working for activity to be considered “moderate”? A: The intensity of activity considered moderate depends on your...

I Want to Lose Weight, but When I Get Too Hungry, I Overeat.

Q: I want to lose weight, but when I get too hungry, I overeat. How can I tell when to ignore the urge versus...

Is Alcohol Helpful or Harmful to Blood Pressure?

Q: Is alcohol helpful or harmful to blood pressure? A: The most important lifestyle influences on keeping a healthy blood pressure are weight control, regular...

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