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You want to get to a healthy weight, but let’s face it — diets can have a lot of complicated rules. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was just one simple thing to add to what you eat each day to help you shed some pounds?
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Eating a high-fiber diet can help you avoid heart disease, but what if you've already had a heart attack - can adding fiber to your diet help you live longer?
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To help your aging eyes, think about improving what you eat.
As AARP health writer Elizabeth Agnvall reported last week, a large new study finds that women in their 50s and 60s who ate a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fruits, fish, grains and olive oil were 46 percent more likely to be free of chronic disease and memory problems in their 70s.
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