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Tips for eating well

Tips for eating well

Eating healthy is important. Whether you want to lose weight, have more energy, or help prevent or control health conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease, eating well can help. So what does it mean to eat healthy? It really starts with eating a balanced diet from each food group—grains,

Living with COPD

Living with COPD

It’s sometimes hard to breathe when you have COPD. Even simple things, like getting dressed or cooking a meal, might be tough. COPD can’t be cured, but you can help prevent it from getting worse. If you smoke, the best thing you can do for yourself is to quit.

What is cholesterol?

What is cholesterol?

You probably hear about cholesterol every time you turn on the TV. But what exactly is it? Is it all bad? Or are there good and bad types of cholesterol? This helpful guide will answer those questions and others like “Why does cholesterol matter?” “What affects my cholesterol levels?” and “How is cholesterol tested?” You’ll also learn how cholesterol can affect your risk of heart attack and stroke and what you can do about it.