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Ask the nutritionist: “I keep hearing a lot about how eating meat often is...

—Fabian, Ventura, CaliforniaAs a dietitian, I often field questions asking whether certain foods are “good” or “bad.” I’m going to challenge you to move beyond these labels because eating is complex, and so is...
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UCookbook: Gourmet chickpea sandwich

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Beans and greens burgers

UCookbook: Beans and greens burger

Rate this article and enter to winDid you know frozen veggies are just as nutritious as fresh? We'll show you how to use your frozen peas for more than icing down sore knees—like making a...

UCookbook: Protein-packed pancakes

Rate this article and enter to winPancakes are a delicious way to start (or end) the day (or add an enjoyable diversion to any part of the day, for that matter). Pancakes don’t have...

UCookbook: White beans and greens burger

 March is National Frozen Food Month (yes, it’s a thing). We’ll show you how to use your frozen peas for more than icing down sore knees—like making a simple veggie burger that’s big on...
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Nutrition quiz: You know it all—true or false?

 Nutritional advice is tricky to navigate. Food science is incomplete, evolving, sometimes contradictory, and easily misrepresented by people and companies who have something to sell. We are bombarded with passionate messages about foods that...
Fruit smoothie protein popsiclesvideo

Fruit smoothie protein popsicles

%CODE1%Ingredients: 2 cups mixed berries (or other fruit) 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt (or plain if you prefer less sweetness)Directions:Blend the berries in a food processor or blender on high...
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Your top 4 portable protein packs

Rate this article and enter to winDoes protein matter? Yes. But most of us are getting enough, if not more than our bodies need. Sustained high protein consumption can be harmful to our long-term...
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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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Cashew Butter Protein Bars

%CODE1%Ingredients: 1 cup Cashew Butter 1/3 cup Fat Free Plain Yogurt 1/3 cup 100% Why Protein Powder 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp orange zest 1/3 cup Dark ChocolateDirections:Add cashew butter, fat free plain...