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Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is December about? For many of us: candle lighting, religious services, and gift giving. Also: pinatas, plates, and parties loaded with sweet treats and indulgences. “Small tweaks...

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Why we love it:To the inexperienced, supermarkets can be daunting. How does one strike the balance between affordable, yummy, and healthy? How in the world do I cut this scary pineapple? Where did I...
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The new dietary supplement: Food

Are you among the 34 percent of Americans aged 20-39 who take a dietary supplement each day? Maybe your parents raised you on Flintstones-shaped vitamins to get you excited about the habit. But should...
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The mediterranean diet

Looking for a healthy, flavorful diet? The “Mediterranean Diet” is inspired by the cuisine of countries along the Mediterranean Sea. It’s low in saturated fat but includes heart-healthy fats like olive oil, incorporates lots...
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Advertising agendas: How food is marketed

Learning the ins and outs of food marketing can help you distinguish between truly healthy products and overblown claims. Here are some things to know: “Natural” just means no artificial flavors or colors. These foods may...
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Meat free and healthy (the vegetarian diet)

People consider vegetarianism for a variety of reasons, including: Environmental impact of raising large numbers of animals for food Implications for world-wide food security Animal welfare concerns HealthStudies indicate that being vegetarian may help people maintain a healthy...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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Curb your cravings: Strategies to become a mindful eater

Rate this article and enter to winFood and water are two of the necessities of life. They’re also a big part of how people connect with family and friends, and eating can be a...
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The paleo diet

The idea behind the Paleo diet is this: Our bodies weren’t designed to digest the large quantity of grains, dairy, salt, and sugar that are typical these days. Instead, the staples of a Paleo...
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Creative kitchen solutions: Tips for making meals using any tool

Rate this article and enter to winIn the 1980s, the TV show MacGyver introduced Americans to a new action-adventure hero. MacGyver was a master improviser: Need to fix a blown fuse with a gum...