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How to eat well in hectic times

Rate this article and enter to winEating healthfully is a lot easier when things are slow-paced. But when is the life of a college student mellow?Busy days with irregular schedules can make sitting down...
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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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Energy drinks

Rate this article and enter to winThere’s lots of buzz about energy drinks, pun intended. These caffeine-spiked beverages are available everywhere, from groceries to the checkout counter at your local drugstore.What’s inside?What makes energy...
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The new food rule: Your guide to quick nutrition decisions

Rate this article and enter to winShould you eat this? Often, or just occasionally? What does the label say? Nutrition labels don’t make food decisions as simple as we’d like. How you evaluate a...
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Edible stress busters

You’re approaching the end of the academic year. That means projects, papers, and finals—and sometimes comfort foods. Although sweets stimulate the short-term release of serotonin, a calming brain chemical, over the next day or...
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What’s the right number of meals for you?: Discover how food frequency affects your...

Rate this article and enter to winFor the last 12 years, you’ve probably had someone telling you when to eat. Someone made you eat before you went to school, or they at least threw...
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Spice up your slice!

Rate this article and enter to winPizza is great. It’s inexpensive, quick, and most importantly, delicious—but it often gets a bad rap. Here are some tips to make this classic dish a balanced, healthy...
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Fame vs. science: Which drives your health choices?

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s a question I ask myself whenever I sit down to write a news article about recombinant DNA: How would Scott Disick word it? Sure, he’s had some...
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Brain-boosting snacks

Satisfy Your Sweet ToothCottage Cheese and GrapesLow-fat or fat-free cottage cheese offers up vitamins, antioxidants, and protein-all things that keep you awake and satisfied. Sprinkle some cinnamon or add some grapes for the perfect...
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Rev up your day: Quick & easy breakfast recipes

Rate this article and enter to winLeftover birthday cake, Apple Jacks®, or the last strawberry that isn’t growing hair—you may feel like this is all you have time for in the morning. With a...