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Convenient. Attractive. Normal. These three words (which are the basis for the even easier to remember acronym C.A.N.) may be the key to eating healthier without really trying, according to a new paper from Cornell University. The review of 112 studies concluded that eaters make good choices when healthy foods …

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5 Ways to Fine

A couple of weeks ago I packed up my pregnant self and headed west for a week of cooking and tasting in Napa. Tough job, I know. I was there for a Sophisticated Palate class at the Culinary Institute of America’s Greystone campus in the idyllic town of St. Helena, …

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Thanksgiving Best

By Julie Upton, RDTurkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potato casserole, pecan pie, oh my! That’s a meal primed to bust the button off your pants. You may think you know how much you’re eating—and whether you’re making the healthiest choices at your holiday dinner—but you’d probably be surprised at the …

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Thanksgiving Best

123rf Thanks for taking our quiz! Here are the answers. 1. How many calories does a typical adult consume in one Thanksgiving dinner? Correct answer: 3,000 calories According to the Calorie Control Council, a turkey and trimmings dinner is not lacking in calories or fat. If we don’t make wise …

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Healthy Snacks for Super Bowl Sunday

By Frances Largeman-Roth, RDEven though I was born on Super Bowl Sunday and my husband played college ball, I’m not a football fan. But I do get into watching the expensive commercials and settling in for some tasty snacks. The problem is that most of what gets served for the …

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Easy, Elegant Valentine’s Day Menu Under $40

By Frances Largeman-Roth, RDNeed a little extra something to put the sizzle back into your Valentine’s Day? I’m right there with you. I haven’t been feeling particularly romantic these days, with a baby due next month. But let me impart these words of wisdom: Don’t waste your money on an …

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Is Your Bottled Water Safe?

(Getty Images) By Kate StinchfieldTHURSDAY, July 9, 2009 (Health.com) — Although you may think that bottled water is a safer option than tap, two new reports show that the store-bought stuff is actually less regulated than the water you get out of your faucet for free. The Food and Drug …

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