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Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
 
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Kids Need Breakfast

If your kids try to slip out the door without breakfast, don't let them. Children who skip breakfast don't consume enough grains, milk, and fruit -- even if they eat healthy lunches and dinners, according to the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. As a result, they don't consume enough calcium, fiber and iron.