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Mealtime Madness: How to Deal with Picky Eaters

It’s 6 p.m. and you’ve worked hard to shop, plan, and prepare a healthy dinner for your kids. But as you’re asked, “What’s for dinner?,” […]

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How To Keep Nutrients In Your Food

Air, light, water, acid, alkali, heat, time, and enzymes can all make fruit and vegetables lose nutrients. But all of these things can either be […]

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Have High Cholesterol? Here’s What to Do About It

High cholesterol causes plaque to build up in the arteries. Illustration via Shutterstock. Everyone from your doctor to your mother to those ubiquitous Cheerios commercials […]

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The Top 10 Nutrients for Pregnant Women

Unfortunately, pregnancy doesn’t mean an eating free-for-all. Photo via Shutterstock You’ve heard the expression that pregnant women are “eating for two,” but dramatically increasing your […]

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The Truth about Probiotics

Probiotics are found in yogurt and other foods listed below. Photo via Shutterstock. Have you ever taken a round of antibiotics and been left with […]

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Local and Healthy Gifts Ideas

Holiday gifts photo via Shutterstock Still haven’t finished your holiday shopping? To make it easy, we’ve rounded up some of the best health-inspired, locally-made gifts that the city […]

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How Much Caffeine is Really in Your Cup?

Caffeine formula photo via Shutterstock When you’re sleep-deprived, stressed, and in need of help to get through the day, what do you do? Grab a large Dunkin’, […]

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Genetically Modified Foods Might be Voted Out on Election Day

Farmer’s Market photo via Shutterstock Election Day in November will determine more than who will sit in the Oval Office for the next four years, […]

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What's Really in your Olive Oil Bottle?

Olive oil image via Shutterstock Olive oil is rich in flavor, and research suggests it’s great for your health. Olive oil contains essential fatty acids, […]

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Are Egg Yolks Healthy?

Egg photo via Shutterstock   We are always being told about the foods that we shouldn’t eat. For a change of pace, here is one […]

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How to Spot Bad Nutrition Advice

Where do you get your nutrition information? Consider your answer to this question for a moment and then ask yourself, how do I know that […]

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Kale: One Easy Way to Add More Superfoods to Your Diet

(Kale image via Thinkstock.) For locavores, it’s the most wonderful time of year: farmers market season! And, we are in for a good one, thanks […]

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Milk or Milk Substitutes?

Looking to replace cow’s milk in your diet? Try out a milk substitute. (Photo via Thinkstock.) Have you noticed the increasing types of milk substitutes […]

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How to Eat Like a Marathon Runner

Running the Boston Marathon this year? If so, then by now you’ve put in some serious miles and are already tapering down in preparation for […]

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The Health Benefits of Spices You Never Knew About

When you think about antioxidants, what comes to mind? Probably the typical dark, juicy fruits like blueberries and pomegranates, right? You’re on the right track, […]