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15 foods to keep on hand

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling crunched for time? Have limited space for storing and preparing food? Don’t worry. Keep a few affordable basics in your room and you’ll be eating healthy snacks...
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5 foods to buy organic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program says a food item is organic if it has been produced using methods that “promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity.” Organic produce is grown without synthetic...
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Building blocks for budget-friendly meals

Rate this article and enter to winAre you so busy that it feels like there’s barely time for eating, let alone planning meals and cooking? Katelyn J., a junior at the University of Nebraska...
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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for a...
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Unwrap the facts: Translating nutrition labels

Rate this article and enter to winReading packaged food labels can feel like deciphering a foreign language. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 65 percent of respondents said they look at the information...
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Spice up your slice!

Rate this article and enter to winPizza is great. It’s inexpensive, quick, and most importantly, delicious—but it often gets a bad rap. Here are some tips to make this classic dish a balanced, healthy...
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Top 5 foods to power up your plate

Rate this article and enter to winChelsea W., a graduate student at Salem State University in Massachusetts, often tries new foods with the goal of improving her health, and she’s not alone. A recent...
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Antioxidants

Rate this article and enter to win“Antioxidants” is a buzzword slapped on many food labels now, but what exactly are they and why do we need them?Antioxidants help protect our cells from damage by...
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Feed your body, nourish your mind

Rate this article and enter to winWhether studying late for exams, getting up early for job interviews, competing on the field, or even just going out with friends, college students dread the crash: that...
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13 Apps for a Healthy 2013

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve set health and wellness goals for this year, you’re probably scouting out useful resources. Using smartphones, tablets, and computer apps can help you reach your goals!Sorting...