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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is the holiday season about? For many of us: family, food, religious services, and gift giving. Also: piñatas, plates, and parties loaded with sweet treats and indulgences....
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Ask the nutritionist: Which oil should I use for cooking?

"Which oil should I use for cooking? I hear about olive oil, coconut oil, sesame oil, and many others."—Hamid, Laramie, WyomingHamid,The Harvard School of Public Health offers these general guidelines for cooking oils: Use...
Ask the doc: Too much water?

Ask the doc: Too much water?

“When can drinking too much water be dangerous?”—Amy, Saratoga Springs, New YorkDrinking too much water carries the risk of hyponatremia. This condition occurs when the amount of sodium in your blood is much lower...
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How to eat what you love & love what you eat

Rate this article and enter to winEating should be easy, shouldn’t it? It should work like this: We get hungry, we eat what feels good for us, and we’re all set. But in reality,...
Bowl of fruit

Ask the nutritionist: Quick and healthy breakfasts

“What are some quick and healthy breakfasts?”—Allison, Flint, MichiganYou’ve probably heard the saying “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But do you know why? Your brain needs calories in order to...
Quinoa

Ask the nutritionist: Which popular ‘health’ foods are truly healthy?

"Which popular 'health' foods are truly healthy?"—Name and city withheldAre popular “health” foods truly healthy? Sometimes. Quinoa, Greek yogurt, egg whites, and green juice and smoothies can all be delicious and contribute valuable nutrients...
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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...
Guy choosing apple or cake

Ask the nutritionist: The best way to ease into a healthy diet

"What’s the best way to ease into a healthy diet?"—Julie*, Binghamton, New YorkJulie,The path to healthy eating is different for each person. We all have different lifestyles, schedules, eating habits, and food preferences. Here’s...
Sports drinks

Ask the nutritionist: Sports drinks

“Are sports drinks (e.g., Gatorade and Powerade) really as good for your body as the commercials make them sound?”—Mikayla, Regina, CanadaMikayla,Everyone’s needs for hydration and energy vary. Sports drinks provide fluid, electrolytes, and calories...
Five 5-ingredient mug meals—in 5 minutes or less

Five 5-ingredient mug meals—in 5 minutes or less

Rate this article and enter to winCooking for one isn’t always easy. Maybe you don’t really know how to use the oven, you’re too busy scrambling to get your physics homework done to even...