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Coffee benefits decrease with added sugar and dairy

February 27, 2016

Scientists at Harvard have been studying the effects of coffee on humans for several years, and they have yet to find support that it stunts your growth as has been commonly claimed. In fact, they’ve...

Pickles — A low-calorie, fermented friend

February 19, 2016

Because of pickles’ texture, smell and taste, there are two kinds of people: ones who love pickles and the others who hate them. There are several different ways one can munch on the pickled green cucumbers,...

Government publishes guidelines to healthy eating

January 13, 2016

Hold your cookies. According to the “2015- 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” published Jan. 8. by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services,...

Feed your brain: Nutrition to enhance memory for finals

December 5, 2015

How many all-nighters do you think you’ll pull this finals season? The ideal would be none; however, these last couple weeks are filled with exams, projects and papers, which, like it or not, need to...

Guilt-free foods for an uplifting mood

November 10, 2015

Chocolate, ice cream, mashed potatoes and pasta — those are some of the things we as Americans tend to think of as comfort foods, and they’re what we tend to turn to when we’re feeling stressed...

Why your diet isn’t working

October 28, 2015

Between the South Beach Diet, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Mediterranean Diet and the newer Paleo Diet, it’s hard to keep up with the latest craze. Yet, research done by the Centers for Disease Control...

Live (gluten) free, or die hard

October 24, 2015

If you’ve ever stopped at your grocery store for a sub or split a pizza with your friends on movie night, you’ve eaten gluten. It’s a plant protein that’s found in all sorts of grains, serving...

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