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What Kind of Carbohydrate?

Despite all the questions about how much carbohydrate we should eat, researchers say we may be overlooking a more important issue: the kinds of carbohydrate that we eat.

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Is a Vegetarian Diet Healthier?

Experts say that the question of whether vegetarian eating is better than non-vegetarian eating depends on exactly what is in that vegetarian diet.

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Resolutions That Can Really Make a Difference

Do New Year’s resolutions really do any good? It depends on what they are and whether you can keep them.

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Learning Through Play

Work is work and play is play, right? Actually, for most young children nothing could be further from the truth.

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Thanksgiving Menu Stuffed With Healthy Choices

There’s more than just a bountiful feast to be thankful for at Thanksgiving. From the main course to dessert, the traditional Thanksgiving meal is stuffed with healthy food choices.

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With Potatoes, More Color May Mean Better Nutrition

Orange mashed potatoes? Purple french fries? Potato dishes of the future could be healthier, tastier, and more colorful.

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Ten Step Countdown For A Healthy Life

Here are ten things you can do to help live longer, live better, and live happier!

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Making A Nut Case

Scientists and health experts have started to go nuts. Researchers have determined that nuts – used in moderation – can make beneficial contributions to a healthful diet. Includes recipe for Spiced Toasted Almonds.

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The Benefits of Getting All Steamed Up

If your only experience with Chinese food has been from the neighborhood carry-out, you may be surprised that the traditional Asian diet is known for its balance of health and flavor. Includes recipe for Steamed Chicken with Red and Yellow Bell Pepper.

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Make A Nutrition Resolution

Each January, tradition dictates that you make a resolution to do something different or better in the new year. For many people, that resolution involves improving their health and appearance by eating better. Here are some great tips to help you succeed!

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Cooking Tricks Reduce Health Risks and Retain Flavor in Thanksgiving Favorites

To prepare a festive Thanksgiving meal that bolsters health and weight goals instead of undermining them, try more plant-based food than animal-based food at both the cooking and serving stages.

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Dashboard Dining: Good Choices While Out on the Open Road

Though it’s not the first place you would choose to eat, your car may be one place where you occasionally catch a meal. Today, the phrase “to go” means food is not going home, it’s going with you in the car while you shuttle yourself or your kids between appointments, practices and games.

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Back To School The Heart Healthy Way

Nutritionists say it can be easy for school-aged kids to learn healthy eating habits—all it may take is a little home work.

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Apples: An American Favorite

Apple season is upon us. While you may not immediately notice it since many varieties are available year-round, the time from September to February is the peak period for an assortment of particularly delicious and distinctive apples.

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New Tricks for an Old Problem: Brown-bag School Lunches

The kids are going back to school. Once again, you are back in the kitchen packing lunches, racking your brain for something different that they will eat. Sound familiar?

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Move Over Grapes: Cranberries Have Heart Too

Grapes may be rich in antioxidants and play a role in maintaining cardiovascular health, but recent research suggests that the cranberry may have even more to offer.

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Simple, New Test Offers More Reliable Health Screening For Newborns

Baby feet must be the most adorable things on earth. Even more than a source for tickling, however, your baby’s foot actually offers a precious gift: an invaluable glimpse into your baby’s health future.

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