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Food is any substance, usually composed of carbohydrates, fats, proteins and water, that can be eaten or drunk by an animal, including humans, for nutrition or pleasure. Items considered food may be sourced from plants, animals or other categories such as fungus or fermented products like alcohol.

5 "FATTY" Foods that Can Help You to Get a Flat Stomach (some of these will surprise you!)

Mike Geary, 2015
At this point, the anti-fat propaganda has died and almost everybody understands by now that eating fat doesn't necessarily make you fat. In fact, it's absolutely imperative to get enough healthy fats in your diet to keep your hormones balanced, blood sugar under control, and prevent cravings. Here are 7 examples of "fatty" foods that can actually HELP you to get lean...

Can a Handful of Walnuts Keep the Doctor Away?

Dr. Mercola, December 07, 2015
One of the basic tenets of optimal health is to eat real food. Nuts certainly fit into this category and, as a bonus, are a convenient, ready-to-eat snack that you can carry in a purse or backpack or stash in a desk drawer at work.

8 Surprising Foods That Cause Cancer

It may be impossible to eat healthily all the time, but do you even know the difference between something that has a few extra calories and something that can cause long-term negative effects on your health? You might be surprised to find out that many foods that are called healthy are loaded with poisonous carcinogens.

4 Naturally Gluten-Free Super Foods to Eat Right Now

Gigi Stewart, May 11, 2015
Super foods are foods that are considered nutrient-rich and particularly beneficial for our health. Many kinds of super foods exist; some promote healthy skin, others a healthy gut flora, and others can even help reduce the effects of stress on the body

Do You Need Fiber Supplements?

By Andrea Stanley, 2015
Fiber: Your body needs it to decrease bad cholesterol, keep blood sugar stable, and aid with digestion. While it's common to keep track of protein, carbs, and calories, fiber tends to fall by the wayside—most women aren't getting enough.

Swiss chard nutrition facts

nutrition-and-you, 2015
Succulent swiss chard, also known as spinach-chard or silverbeet, is one of the popular green leafy vegetables of European origin. Botanically, it belongs to the beet family (Chenopodiaceae) of vegetables, which also includes table-beets, sugar-beets, garden-beets, etc.

More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

Nancy Shute, November 24, 2014
Cardiovascular risk calculators usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. I have enough trouble remembering my email password.