Did North Carolina's State Capital Succeed in its First Try at a Public Water System?

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We take turning on the tap for the water we need to stay hydrated as a given. What does it take to have that all-important water source. Learn more about a water supply: A local historian takes a look at Raleigh's water history going back to the 1800s in a six-part video series. 

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Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle

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March is National Nutrition Month and its theme is "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle." This infographic from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics outlines what's holding us back from needed dietary change and where to get support for a "Total Diet" approach.

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Drink Up: Sports Drinks, Bottled Water or Tap Water?

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What are you drinking to stay hydrated? Dr. Elizabeth Racine, DrPH, RD, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, offers her advice on what to drink.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Rates Nutrition Apps

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers science-based reviews of 28 Apps designed to help you manage diabetes, lose weight or eat gluten-free. Check here to find what their three experts believe these tech tools offer you in your pursuit of healthy eating.

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Make Nutrition Your Mission with the American Heart Association

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Tweet about "The Salty Six," share daily posts on Facebook on how to eat healthier or test your nutrition IQ with the American Heart Association's National Nutrition Month social media resources.

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Is Weight Loss Really a Good Goal?

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Laura Sexton, registered dietician at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, wants us to avoid the hype and ask ourselves three important questions.

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Lifestyle Change: Is It Skill or Will?

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The American Psychological Association answers the question on whether willpower is learned or inherent.

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Put Your Smart Phone to Work with Fitness and Nutrition Apps

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Fitness Files guest blogger Laura Sexton encourages us to find support for our health and fitness goals. Here's a list of apps that can help. 

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Size Matters

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When it comes to maintaining a healthy diet, it's not just what you eat, but how much. Are we all suffering from portion distortion?

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Tips for Eating Healthy When Eating Out

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ChooseMyPlate.gov suggests you resign from the "clean your plate" club when eating out at a restaurant and offers more tips on how to make dining out a healthier venture.

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