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food

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Manage your morning brew

Coffee has its upsides, but there are boundaries to set. Beyond four cups a day, you're approaching trouble.

Got a pooch with a sweet tooth?

Hold off on giving your four-legged friend another bite of something sweet until you check the label—artificial sweeteners could lead to trouble.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

Shun processed, shed pounds

Study adds further evidence to what dietitians have said all along—a glut of packaged goods will only serve to pack on the pounds.

Dried and true

Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.

The puzzling art of protein

Piece together a suitable meal plan that works for your needs.

Make room for legumes

The lentil, in particular, provides a mighty dose of protein and minerals.

Let’s get grilling

You don’t have to sacrifice a healthy diet when you fire up the grill this summer.

Picnics, potlucks and … pathogens?

Safe food preparation and smart handling can help your family avoid foodborne illness at summer outings.

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