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Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast
 
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.
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Making Your Deli Order More Healthful

The deli's a delicious place for lunch, but many sandwiches can be high in fat and sodium. You can cut half the fat in a pastrami-on-rye by asking for turkey pastrami instead of beef pastrami. You'll save 20 grams of fat by making the switch.