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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 […]

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The Truth About Fasting

Yom Kippur image via Shutterstock Tonight at sundown, the Jewish people begin fasting to observe Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calender. Cantor […]

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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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BU Battles Youth Obesity

Photo via Getty Images Flashlight tag, capture the flag, graveyard, wiffle ball. These are just a few of the games I used to play as […]

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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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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 Avoid Sneaky Added Sugars

Do you have any idea how much sugar you’re actually eating every day? You could guess, sure, but odds are, you’d be way off thanks […]

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The Right and Wrong Way to Detox

Spring is in the air here in Boston and many people are feeling the urge to do some spring cleaning — and I don’t mean […]

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Should You Go Gluten Free?

For most, this is not toxic. (Photo via Thinkstock.) From the way that gluten free foods have popped up in every corner of the supermarket […]

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Alternatives to Your Top Five Calorie Wastes

Photo via iStockphoto. According to the most recent dietary guidelines for Americans, the top sources of calories in the average U.S. diet leave a lot […]

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Why You Should Join a CSA

Have you considered joining a CSA this year? Or are you not sure what a CSA is and why you should? Let me help. CSA […]

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Dessert at Breakfast: Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

If you read the latest headlines, you might be thinking eating dessert for breakfast is the way to go if you want to lose weight. […]

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What I Eat: Around the World in 25 Diets

An image from the Museum of Science’s Around the World in 25 Diets. (Photo by Peter Menzel.) Have you ever wondered how the American diet, […]

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How to Read a Nutrition Label in Four Steps

A new Nielsen report looking at healthy eating trends from around the world recently revealed that six out of 10 people find nutrition labels confusing. […]