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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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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, “Breakfast is...
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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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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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Your perfect plate: All the things in one easy recipe

Rate this article and enter to winEvery so often, a dish comes along that fulfills all your nutritional requirements in one go. This is that moment. Say hello to pineapple fried rice.Pineapple fried rice...
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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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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, three in five students who responded said that they “sometimes, often, or always” find...
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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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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...