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How To Swap Meat For Nutritious Alternatives – And Why It’s a Good Thing To Do
By Ruth Fairchild and Shirley Hinde Your Health

How To Swap Meat For Nutritious Alternatives – And Why It’s a Good Thing To Do

Are you toying with the idea of eating less meat, but unsure whether it’s the right choice nutritionally and how best to do it? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are now looking to eat fewer animal products because of the desire to eat sustainably, and moving towards a plant-based diet is indeed an […]

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Not All Calories Are Equal – A Dietitian Explains the Different Ways the Kinds of Foods You Eat Matter to Your Body
By Terezie Tolar-Peterson Your Health

Not All Calories Are Equal – A Dietitian Explains the Different Ways the Kinds of Foods You Eat Matter to Your Body

A calorie is a calorie is a calorie, at least from a thermodynamic standpoint. It’s defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degree Celsius (2.2 pounds by 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit). But when it comes to health and your body’s energy balance, not all calories […]

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Cooking Oils: Which are Best for Your Health?
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Cooking Oils: Which are Best for Your Health?

In truth, all cooking oils contain calories and fat. Lots of fat. But in many cases that fat isn’t a bad thing, as certain types of fat can actually improve the functioning of certain organs and may even limit the chances of developing serious ailments. We’re laying out the facts behind the best and worst cooking oils.

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Tricky Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables
By Jeff Hayward Children

Tricky Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Well, barring them miraculously developing a love for broccoli overnight, it seems we parents may actually have to trick them into consuming more veggies. However, what they don’t know won’t hurt them—and in this case, what they don’t know will actually benefit them! Here are seven creative ways to get junior to eat more veggies.

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Video: #GrowFood is Killer Song with an Inspiring Social Message
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Video: #GrowFood is Killer Song with an Inspiring Social Message

“Grow Food,” is not only my new favorite new song EVER, but also an inspiring project from Appetite for Change’s summer youth program in collaboration with the Beats and Rhymes program, at the Northside Minneapolis YMCA. It’s a fantastic song (I seriously can’t stop “whippin in the kitchen, whippin in the kitchen”) with an inspiring […]

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The Powerful Reasons Behind 6 Irresistible Food Smells
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

The Powerful Reasons Behind 6 Irresistible Food Smells

I was on a good stretch of going to the gym after work, every weeknight, eating a healthy dinner, no snacks before bed. I even hit a hot yoga class on Sunday morning. Then all it took was a saunter past a neighborhood bakery on Monday afternoon and I was elbows deep in chocolate chip […]

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