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Cooking for a Cause

(Family Features) If you love to entertain and want to support a good cause, now you can do both at the same time. Currently in its 16th year, Cook for the Cure is a program Read More

Eating Matters

How Much Dairy Do I Need?

The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life. Choices should be low-fat or fat-free—to cut calories and saturated Read More

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Food Safety Tips

Forgetting about food safety is a recipe for disaster. Did you know that one in six Americans could get sick from food poisoning this year alone? Food poisoning not only sends more than 100,000 Americans to Read More

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You Are What You Eat

When you eat the same breakfast, made from the same ingredients, people consumed more calories throughout the day when they believed that one of the breakfasts was less substantial than the other. The research, funded Read More

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You Are What Your Grandmother Ate

A study published online in The FASEB Journals hows that parents’ own prenatal environment has a detectable impact on their children’s weight. Mothers who were malnourished in the womb tend to produce smaller babies, while a Read More

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The Worst Meals You Can Order Out

We have an extreme obesity problem in America. This can be illustrated by a recent survey that The Center For Science in Public Interest published in July. This is an annual list of the most Read More

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In Season: Watermelon

Nothing completes a picnic like a big chunk of watermelon. And while taste alone makes this fruit a standout, it’s a nutritional gem, too: One cup of watermelon delivers more than 21 percent of the Read More

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