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15 foods to keep on hand

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling crunched for time? Have limited space for storing and preparing food? Don’t worry. Keep a few affordable basics in your room and you’ll be eating healthy snacks...
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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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Unwrap the facts: Translating nutrition labels

Rate this article and enter to winReading packaged food labels can feel like deciphering a foreign language. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 65 percent of respondents said they look at the information...
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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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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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Go to the source: Figuring out where your food comes from

Rate this article and enter to win Ever thought about where your food comes from? Or why most fruits and vegetables can be found year-round, even when they aren’t in season? Sure, it’s nice to...
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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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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...
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Battle of the bars: Is your nutrition bar all health or all hype?

Rate this article and enter to winWhat do you eat when you’re too busy to eat? The hectic pace of college life has most of us resorting to snacks pretty regularly. While candy bars...