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The Future of Dieting Could Be Based on Your Genetics

Researchers say the new frontier of dieting could be in your genes. Photo via Shutterstock The world of dieting and weight loss can be overwhelming. […]

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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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Dietary Triggers That May Cause Acne

Staples like milk and bread may cause acne. Photo via Shutterstock The conventional wisdom on acne prevention is constantly changing. Pick up any health magazine […]

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Eat Like a Dietitian

Healthy eating can be easy. Photo via Shutterstock. As a dietitian, I think a lot about food. I don’t follow a special diet. I’m not […]

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Against the Grain: The Rise of Gluten-Free Bakeries in Boston

Photo by David Arky Eating gluten-free is a way of life for the 3 million Americans living with celiac disease. For these people, ingesting gluten—found […]

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How to Start an Indoor Winter Garden

Indoor garden photo via Shutterstock If you’re a fruit and vegetables lover, you’ve probably gotten a little too well-acquainted with the Whole Foods produce section. […]

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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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Winter Farmer's Markets Near Boston

Market photo via Shutterstock On a recent Saturday morning, the Somerville Winter Farmers Market was in full swing with live music, the smell of freshly baked bread, […]

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Six Winter Drinks That Could Ruin Your Diet

After a long winter’s day of strolling the frozen, slushy streets of Boston, there’s nothing better than relaxing with a hot beverage. But before you […]

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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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What's the New 'It' Food for Health? Seeds.

Flaxseeds photo via Shutterstock Seeds are the “it” nutritional item of the moment. There are different varieties available to sprinkle on your food at the Whole Foods salad bar, […]

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How to Survive the Thanksgiving Buffet

Thanksgiving buffet photo via Shutterstock The holidays are upon us, and one of the biggest eating occasions in the U.S. is next week. According to […]

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Winter Storm Nutrition Tips

Hurricane Sandy’s grocery store lines. Photo by Allison Knott Hopefully you made it to the store and have all your supplies. Many of you did, […]

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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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Eight Pumpkin Recipes with Fewer Calories than a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkins image via Shutterstock Pumpkins are an excellent source of vitamin A and naturally low in calories, but don’t be fooled into thinking that your […]