Nutrition

Food Is Ammunition: Recipes From World War I

“Food is ammunition,” says the poster from World War I. “Don’t waste it.” One hundred years ago this year, the war ended. It was so horrifying, so unlike anything mankind…

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4 Tips for Introducing New Foods This Summer

It’s easy to get into a rut of preparing and eating the same meals week after week. While this is usually okay, it’s troublesome if the diet is too restrictive…

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Diet Soda May Be Hurting Your Diet

(THE CONVERSATION) – Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, but the jury is still out on whether these chemicals are harmless. Also called non-nutritive sweeteners, these can be synthetic — such as…

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How to Craft an Easy Menu With Science

(TNS) – How do you ensure a knockout meal? You could rely on outdated recipes from faded cookbooks, or you could harness science to construct a flawless menu that also…

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Topping a Breakfast That’s Already Perfect

(Washington Post) – Long-gone are the days when skipping breakfast was something to brag about. Why would anyone skip the most important meal of the day? Test scores and attention…

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When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

“Clean eating” is one of those terms we hear a lot, but don’t have a clear definition for. It’s often used to describe food that is less processed; some people…

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How to Handle Ever-Changing Nutrition Science

(Washington Post) — It seems as though nutrition news is ever-changing. Official guidelines say one thing about what to eat, but diet books and bloggers may offer different advice —…

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Overeating? It May Be a Brain Glitch

With springtime comes the desire to shed those few extra pounds. This year, new obesity research is making it easier to find a pathway that is right for us. There…

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Five Tips for Successful Family Meals

Sharing food has power. It opens dialogue, connects people, and encourages more balanced eating. Sharing meals is a beneficial experience for people of all ages, from children and teens to…

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For Avocado Aficionados, A Worthwhile Pit Stop

While sifting through the pyramid of familiar nubby-skinned avocados at the store, you may have noticed them stacked nearby. Large, bright green and smooth-skinned, they resemble the avocados you know…

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Seaweed

Seaweed has gone from something hidden in sushi to a food people are eating and enjoying plain. Though perhaps only recently introduced into the mainstream diet, seaweed has been used…

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