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Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

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How To Find A Path Off The Dreaded Diet Plateau

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Much of the palm oil imported into the U.S. ends up in snack foods such as cookies, crackers and microwave popcorn. Heather Rousseau/NPR hide caption

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Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know

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Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease

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Fish Oil: Too Much of a Good Thing?

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How Much Arsenic Is Safe In Apple Juice? FDA Proposes New Rule

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Not-So-Sweet Side Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

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'Eating On The Wild Side:' A Field Guide To Nutritious Food

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Some researchers think that artificial sweeteners, most frequently consumed in diet drinks, may confuse the body. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Diet Drinks Mess Up Metabolisms?

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