What is the Food Guide Pyramid?
The Pyramid is an outline of what to eat each day. It's not a rigid prescription, but a general guide that lets you choose a healthful diet that's right for you. The Pyramid calls for eating a variety of foods to get the nutrients you need and at the same time the right amount of calories to maintain or improve your weight. The Pyramid also focuses on fat because most American diets are too high in fat, especially saturated fat.The Ten Commandments of Weight Loss
Does weight loss top your New Year's resolution list? Now is the time to adopt a healthier lifestyle for you and your family. Make small, gradual, realistic changes that will build upon one another, creating a healthier future. Start today by reviewing these strategies to help you control your weight.10 Best Reasons a Low-Carb Diet is Wrong
Just as your car runs on a certain type of fuel, so does the human body. Unfortunately the latest low-carbohydrate fad diets are not the fuel mix the human body was designed to run on. These diets can cause quite a few health risks over the long run. Here are the top ten:Magical Steps to Weight Management
Excerpted from the 2003 Healthy Employee Weight Loss Contest Program and Communicating Food for Health
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This information is an excerpt from a published piece by the The American Dietetic Association. For a full copy of this Nutrition Fact Sheet, visit the National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics website
.Water Do's and Don'ts
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