Nutrition

Healthful Meal Ideas For the Nine Days

Cutting down on red meat can be beneficial to your health at any time of the year. Eating a lot of meat, especially processed meats such as deli and hotdogs,…

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Like It or Not, Broccoli Is Good for You

Turns out our mothers may have been onto something when they told us to eat our vegetables — especially our broccoli. A compound found naturally in broccoli and other cruciferous…

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Are Hot Dogs Healthier Without Added Nitrites?

Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without “added nitrites.” Are they any healthier? Oscar Mayer is touting its new hot-dog recipe that uses nitrite…

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4 Steps for an Easier Fast

I know a lot of people think it’s hard or even impossible to live a frum lifestyle and be healthy because of all our food requirements, busy and stressful lives,…

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Five Cheap Foods That Are Making You Fat

Cutting your grocery bill is a tempting and worthwhile endeavor. Unfortunately, those cheap treats aren’t always as good for your waistline as they are for your budget. In fact, a…

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Nutritional Myths and Half-Truths

One of my treasured books is a gigantic volume of words and pictures that defines distinct elements in the English language. Yes, I know I can Google the same information.…

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Fiber Is Under the Radar, But Still Boosts Health

Dietary fiber is so 20th century. Important research published and widely publicized in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s highlighted fiber’s role in reducing the risk of heart disease, Type 2…

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