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Too much, too little: Recognizing disordered eating habits

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, students are typically faced with many challenges, some rewarding, and others that give new meaning to the word “stress.” There are many productive ways to deal...
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Pack in the protein

Feeling sluggish? If you need a boost, reach for a snack that’s guaranteed to sustain your energy. Protein-rich treats will keep you going for longer than a quick punch of sugar, and incorporating them...
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The new dietary supplement: Food

Are you among the 49 percent of Americans who take a dietary supplement throughout the month? Maybe those Flintstones-shaped vitamins got you excited about the habit in childhood. But should you keep popping those...
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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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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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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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How to eat better without really trying

Rate this article and enter to winSeriously—why it is you always pick the muffin over the fruit bowl? Or eat way more at a restaurant than you do in your kitchen?In a recent survey...
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What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
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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 life as a student (and an employee, parent, partner, or any combination thereof) has...
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Feed your body, nourish your mind

Rate this article and enter to winWhether studying late for exams, getting up early for jobs and familial obligations, or even just hanging out with friends, students dread the crash: that sudden drop in...