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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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Good mood food: The new twist on emotional eating

Rate this article and enter to winHas your dark mood ever driven you to a frenzy of ice-cream madness? Could you use a natural antidepressant without any side effects?Certain foods can make or break...
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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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Let’s get cooking: 4 basic techniques you need to know

Rate this article and enter to winEnjoying simple, tasty meals in a dorm or apartment is more manageable than you might think. The best part is, you don’t need anything fancy to make it...
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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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Bars for breakfast

Grocery shelves are packed with “nutrition bars” these days. They typically contain: Dairy or soy protein (whey or soy protein isolate are common) Rice and/or oats Peanuts and/or other nuts Sugar, honey, or another sweetener 250-350 caloriesThese bars differ...
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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...