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What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
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Get up, get going: Quick breakfasts to fuel your day

Rate this article and enter to winAlmost half of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they make the effort to eat breakfast every day. And according to the old adage,...
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The mediterranean diet

Looking for a healthy, flavorful diet? The “Mediterranean Diet” is inspired by the cuisine of countries along the Mediterranean Sea. It’s low in saturated fat but includes heart-healthy fats like olive oil, incorporates lots...
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How to eat better without really trying

Rate this article and enter to winSeriously—why it is you always pick the muffin over the fruit bowl? Or eat way more at a restaurant than you do in your kitchen?In a recent survey...
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5 foods to buy organic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program says a food item is organic if it has been produced using methods that “promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity.” Organic produce is grown without synthetic...
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Feed your body, nourish your mind

Rate this article and enter to winWhether studying late for exams, getting up early for jobs and familial obligations, or even just hanging out with friends, students dread the crash: that sudden drop in...
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Creative kitchen solutions: Tips for making meals using any tool

Rate this article and enter to winIn the 1980s, the TV show MacGyver introduced Americans to a new action-adventure hero. MacGyver was a master improviser: Need to fix a blown fuse with a gum...
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Eat right now: Nutrition essentials made easy

Rate this article and enter to winEating a balanced and nutritious diet is easier, and tastier, than you think. The number-one secret to good nutrition is balance. Protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats are the...
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Spice up your slice!

Rate this article and enter to winPizza is great. It’s inexpensive, quick, and most importantly, delicious—but it often gets a bad rap. Here are some tips to make this classic dish a balanced, healthy...
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The paleo diet

The idea behind the Paleo diet is this: Our bodies weren’t designed to digest the large quantity of grains, dairy, salt, and sugar that are typical these days. Instead, the staples of a Paleo...