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Ask HE: How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

by in Ask the Experts, March 4, 2010

Many associate eating healthy with getting more protein and cutting back on carbohydrates. While protein is an important part of any diet, more isn’t always better. Most people eat adequate amounts of this muscle-building nutrient.

Ask HE: How Much Fiber Do You Really Need?

by in Ask the Experts, February 3, 2010

It seems like everyone is talking about fiber lately. Marketers are touting their fiber-rich food products and some manufacturers are even adding more fiber in. You probably know fiber is “good for you” — well, here’s the 101 on how much you need in your diet.

Ask HE: Are Cleanses and Detox Diets Safe?

by in Ask the Experts, January 7, 2010

We get all kinds of questions from our readers about nutrition and healthy eating. We recently polled our Facebook fans about which diets they would like to learn more about.