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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for 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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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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It’s peanut butter—jelly time!

Or maybe just Peanut Butter Day: January 24. Peanut butter isn’t just the food that gets stuck to the roof of your mouth. The peanut is packed with nutrients, it’s the #1 snack nut...
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15 foods to keep on hand

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling crunched for time? Have limited resources for storing and preparing food? Don’t worry. Keep a few affordable basics available, and you’ll be eating healthy snacks and meals...
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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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Cease the grease: A nutritionist revamps your lunch

Rate this article and enter to winYour go-to spots to grab a bite likely include a local café or coffee shop, a fast-food restaurant, and maybe a bar or pub. How can you eat...
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Get up, get going: Quick breakfasts to fuel your day

Rate this article and enter to winAlmost half of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they make the effort to eat breakfast every day. And according to the old adage,...
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Eat right now: Nutrition essentials made easy

Rate this article and enter to winEating a balanced and nutritious diet is easier, and tastier, than you think. The number-one secret to good nutrition is balance. Protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats are the...
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How to make sense of a food label

Rate this article and enter to winNutrition labels mess with our heads. In a recent survey by Student Health 101, more than three in five students who responded said that they “sometimes, often, or...