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Fame vs. science: Which drives your health choices?

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s a question I ask myself whenever I sit down to write a news article about recombinant DNA: How would Scott Disick word it? Sure, he’s had some...
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Broiled grapefruit

%CODE1%Ingredients ½ grapefruit (I like Ruby Red variety, but any will work!)Topping: a few slices of strawberries or banana,or a handful or blueberries/raspberries½ cup of natural yogurt (preferable Greek for higher protein content) sprinkle of...
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Rev up your day: Quick & easy breakfast recipes

Rate this article and enter to winLeftover birthday cake, Apple Jacks®, or the last strawberry that isn’t growing hair—you may feel like this is all you have time for in the morning. With a...
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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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Brain-boosting snacks

Satisfy Your Sweet ToothCottage Cheese and GrapesLow-fat or fat-free cottage cheese offers up vitamins, antioxidants, and protein-all things that keep you awake and satisfied. Sprinkle some cinnamon or add some grapes for the perfect...
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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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Can campus food taste good and be good for you?: Tips for tasty nutrition

Rate this article and enter to winFor as long as she can remember, Savannah T., a freshman at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, has enjoyed nightly meals of lean meats, grilled vegetables, and...
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The paleo diet

The idea behind the Paleo diet is this: Our bodies weren’t designed to digest the large quantity of grains, dairy, salt, and sugar that are typical these days. Instead, the staples of a Paleo...
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Nutrition decoded: Answers to your dietary dilemmas

Rate this article and enter to winNutritional advice is tricky to navigate. Food science is incomplete, evolving, sometimes contradictory, and easily misrepresented by people and companies who have something to sell. We are bombarded...
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Fruit and Nut Butter Bars

%CODE1%Ingredients Peanut butter (or any nut butter) Cocoa powder Dates (or any dried fruit)Directions Chop the dates then add them, along with the cocoa powder and peanut butter, to the blender. Blend until the mixture has formed a smooth...