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Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is December about? For many of us: candle lighting, religious services, and gift giving. Also: pinatas, plates, and parties loaded with sweet treats and indulgences. “Small tweaks...
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Too much, too little: Recognizing disordered eating habits

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, students are typically faced with many challenges, some rewarding, and others that give new meaning to the word “stress.” There are many productive ways to deal...
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Edible stress busters

You’re approaching the end of the academic year. That means projects, papers, and finals—and sometimes comfort foods. Although sweets stimulate the short-term release of serotonin, a calming brain chemical, over the next day or...
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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 job interviews, competing on the field, or even just going out with friends, college students dread the crash: that...
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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, “Breakfast is...
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Portobello Pizzas

%CODE1%Ingredients: 1 Portobello mushroom cap 1 Tbsp. marinara sauce Mozzarella cheese to taste Toppings to taste (sliced peppers, pepperoni, olives, onions, etc.)DirectionsBake portobello mushroom at 375°F for 5 minutes on...
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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for a...
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Go to the source: Figuring out where your food comes from

Rate this article and enter to win Ever thought about where your food comes from? Or why most fruits and vegetables can be found year-round, even when they aren’t in season? Sure, it’s nice to...
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How to eat what you love & love what you eat

Rate this article and enter to winEating should be easy, shouldn’t it? It should work like this: We get hungry, we eat what feels good for us, and we’re all set. But in reality,...
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Bars for breakfast

Grocery shelves are packed with “nutrition bars” these days. They typically contain: Dairy or soy protein (whey or soy protein isolate are common) Rice and/or oats Peanuts and/or other nuts Sugar, honey, or another sweetener 250-350 caloriesThese bars differ...