Diet & Health

Article | Mar 07 2010

There's no doubt that a meal of a burger, fries and soft drink tastes great. And it's fun to stop at your favorite fast food place with your family or friends.

Article | Mar 07 2010

Quick! Name some dairy foods!

Right—stuff that comes from a cow like milk, yogurt and cheese.

Article | Mar 07 2010

What do you, trees and hamsters have in common? Give up? You all need water to live!

Article | Mar 07 2010

Are you thinking about "going veg" or already trying to eat that way?

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Article | Mar 07 2010

No, we're not asking whether you can stand on one foot! We're asking whether you "balance" the amount of food you take in with the amount you burn off.

Article | Mar 07 2010

So you can't go out because the weather is just too yucky. That doesn't mean you can't play around while you're inside!

Article | Mar 07 2010

Most people know what physical activity is, but do you know why physical activity is so important? It isn't so you can look all sweaty like people on TV commercials for exercise equipment.

Article | Mar 07 2010

Fasten your safety belts—and get ready for the grand tour of MyPyramid's food groups!

Article | Mar 07 2010

You don't have to be a couch potato just because you have some time by yourself. It's fun to go solo, too.

Article | Mar 07 2010

Did you ever experience portion distortion? Like when you munch on an order of fries that could feed your whole family?

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Article | Mar 07 2010

Did you know your body never turns off, even when you sleep? So, after a long night's rest, you need to refuel with breakfast.

Article | Mar 07 2010

If there are a whole bunch of kids looking for something cool to do, you're in luck! Being active as a group is easy and fun. Make sure everyone has a good time, no matter what the score is.

Article | Mar 07 2010

"Don't eat too much junk food!" Bet you've heard that a million times. But did you ever wonder exactly what "junk food" is? As you'll see, there are different ideas about how to define it.

Article | Mar 07 2010

Did you know that you've been "on a diet" all your life? It's true! That's because a diet is made up of the foods you eat all the time. Right now, your diet might be healthy or not so healthy.

Article | Mar 07 2010

You've heard it at least a million times—eat your fruits and veggies! After all, they're packed with lots of good-for-you vitamins, minerals and fiber.

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