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Healthy kids: Keeping your sporty children energized

As warmer weather returns and outdoor activities begin to take over your kids’ after-school schedule, it’s important to know what food and drink will support their increased activity. And not just any snack will do. While orange slices and water…

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The best recipes for using up hard-cooked Easter eggs

Here comes Peter Cottontail…and with him comes an abundance of colorfully dyed hard-cooked eggs! It might be loads of fun for kids to color dozens of eggs this week, but it can also be a challenge to come up with…

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What is whole grain?

Whole grain. It’s one of those healthy buzz words plastered on food labels everywhere to make the food you eat more appealing. But studies have shown the consumption of whole grain foods, versus those with refined grains, can provide a…

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Healthy eating made easy with Brussels sprouts

Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen the reputation of the Brussels sprout do an absolute 180. It went from being a limp, gross side dish whined about by children everywhere to becoming a widely-loved star among veggies. And nutritionists…

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Reaching for a diet pop to quench your thirst? Your heart might be a reason to rethink that choice

Could regular consumption of diet soda lead to heart problems for postmenopausal women? According to a recent study by Ankur Vyas, M.D., a cardiologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the answer may be yes. The findings from…

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The seafood you need to be eating more of

In many Asian countries, eating seaweed is a part of everyday life. In America, however, we tend to associate the algae from the sea as just a wrap for sushi rolls. Lately, though, this superfood is starting to transition in…

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Get comfortable cooking and toss those takeout menus

Is your kitchen just the place where you store pizza and Chinese delivery menus? Don’t be scared of using it to actually cook meals! Even the most novice of chefs can feel comfortable preparing healthy dishes if you have basic…

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Happy Peanut Butter & Jelly Day!

It’s true that some of the best things in life are also the simplest. That’s why, when it comes to quick meals, the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich is one of the most loved. As every kid knows, you…

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Need salad dressing? Think outside the jar

The next time you want to top off a delicious salad you just made, think about using dressing you make yourself. Salad dressing is one of the easiest, fastest things you can make—plus homemade versions use a lot fewer ingredients…

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