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20 easy ways to burn 100 calories

Posted: 11:30 AM EST Jan 23, 2014   Updated: 11:39 AM EST Jan 23, 2014

Need to work off extra calories? Check out Self magazine's list of easy ways to burn 100 calories.

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Need to work off that Thanksgiving dinner? Check out Self magazine's list of 20 easy ways to burn 100 calories.

Healthy Heart: Features

Five 'healthy' foods that may not be

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Many foods that you think have health benefits may hold hidden dangers for your diet.

Which diets are most effective?

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U.S. News evaluated some of the most popular diets, using input from health experts to assist with their rankings. Take a look at the top-five ranked diets.

Recognize the signs of a heart attack

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Most heart attack victims wait two hours or more after symptoms begin before seeking treatment, and that delay can be deadly.

What to ask your doctor about heart disease

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During your next visit to the doctor, consider asking these questions to see if you could be at risk for heart disease.

Eat your way to a healthy heart

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A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

Workouts for parents, child to do together

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Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

5 hidden health risks for women

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Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

Various exercises can strengthen heart

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Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.

Ways to lower your stress level

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From time to time we all get stressed out. Try using some of these ideas to help lower your stress level.

Tips to lower your cholesterol

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Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

Healthy Heart: Extras

What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

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It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

Be careful of your heart when shoveling

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When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

5 foods your heart will thank you for eating

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It's no fun to cut out salty snacks and red meat, but tasty alternatives can help you stay proactive about heart health without eating boiled chicken and rice cakes.

Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

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Find out how following a Mediterranean diet can benefit your health.

What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

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It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

Take care of your heart when shoveling

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When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

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