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Cease the grease: A nutritionist revamps your lunch

Rate this article and enter to winYour go-to lunch spots likely include the campus dining hall, a local café, and maybe a fast-food restaurant. How can you eat conveniently without packing on the pounds,...
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Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is December about? For many of us: candle lighting, religious services, and gift giving. Also: pinatas, plates, and parties loaded with sweet treats and indulgences. “Small tweaks...
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Protein-packed pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup egg whites 1 cup cottage cheese (if cottage cheese gives you the creeps, substitute Greek yogurt) 1 cup rolled oats 2 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. cinnamonThe egg...
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What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
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“Pasta” (squash) salad

%CODE1%Ingredients (about 2 servings): 1 spaghetti squash, sliced in half length-wise 1 cup cooked chickpeas 1 red pepper (sliced) 1 zucchini (sliced) garnishes (e.g. parsley flakes, chopped scallions)Lemon-ginger dressing: 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1...
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Go to the source: Figuring out where your food comes from

Rate this article and enter to win Ever thought about where your food comes from? Or why most fruits and vegetables can be found year-round, even when they aren’t in season? Sure, it’s nice to...
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Your top 4 portable protein packs

Rate this article and enter to winDoes protein matter? Sure. But most of us are getting enough, if not more than our bodies need. Sustained high protein consumption can be harmful to our long-term...
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Southwestern salad

%CODE1%Ingredients15.5 ounce can black beans (rinsed and drained)9 ounce cooked corn (fresh or thawed from frozen)1 medium tomato, chopped1/3 cup red onion, chopped2 tablespoons fresh minced cilantroSalt and pepperJuice of 1 ½ — 2...
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Five Foods to Boost Your Focus

With finals right around the corner, what foods should you have on hand to help boost your focus during those long nights at the library? Here's what Amy Nadelen, Health Educator in the UHS...
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Easy and delicious peanut butter hummus

%CODE1%Ingredients1 15 oz can of chickpeas (drained & rinsed) ¼ cup natural creamy peanut butter or other nut butter if you have a peanut allergy ½–1...