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Breakfast

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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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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Get up, get going: Quick breakfasts to fuel your day

Rate this article and enter to winAlmost half of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they make the effort to eat breakfast every day. And according to the old adage,...
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Good mood food: The new twist on emotional eating

Rate this article and enter to winHas your dark mood ever driven you to a frenzy of ice-cream madness? Could you use a natural antidepressant without any side effects?Certain foods can make or break...
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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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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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Too much, too little: Recognizing disordered eating habits

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, students are typically faced with many challenges, some rewarding, and others that give new meaning to the word “stress.” There are many productive ways to deal...
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Bars for breakfast

Grocery shelves are packed with “nutrition bars” these days. They typically contain: Dairy or soy protein (whey or soy protein isolate are common) Rice and/or oats Peanuts and/or other nuts Sugar, honey, or another sweetener 250-350 caloriesThese bars differ...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together with the first ingredients you find or are...
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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...