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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Bad Food for Your Skin: The 15 Worst Ones

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The secret to a glowing complexion doesn't come in a bottle — just ban bad food for your skin from your diet. Some are obvious but you'll be amazed by some of the 'healthy' items that that are actually bad food for skin. Robynne Chutkan,…
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10 Potent Foods to Eat When Sick

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Cold medicine is great for tackling symptoms but if you know what foods to eat when sick you can actually get well sooner. When they feel a cold coming on, most people's go-to natural medicine consists of vitamin C and zinc supplements.  Still,…
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15 Whole Grains Bowl Recipes to Revive Your Lunchtime

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Forget going carb-free — we all need more whole grains in our lives! It's true that simple carbs, like refined sugar and white bread, will pack on the pounds but complex carbs, like fruit, veggies and whole grains are essential for energy…
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What's a Pomelo Fruit and Why Should I Eat One?

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One reason you may never have heard of pomelo fruit (also known as shaddock, pummelo, pamplemousse or Chinese grapefruit) is because California-grown pomelos are only in season for a short time during the winter between December and February.…
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10 Guilt-Free Super Bowl Snacks to Wow a Crowd

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Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, which means lots of football talk, lots of diehard fans rocking their favorite team jerseys, lots of money spent on 30-second commercial spots, and above all, lots of delicious game-day food. And if you’re…
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Metabolism Boosters: How to Rev Up Your System Without Even Trying

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Metabolism boosters are essential for losing weight and keeping it off. In order to shed pounds, you've got to burn more calories than you eat. There's the obvious: exercise more and eat less. However, if you're strategic about how to speed…
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Fiber Viber: 10 Ways to Get More High-Fiber Foods into Your Diet

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Do you eat enough high-fiber foods? Unfortunately, for most of us, the answer is no. At a July 12th symposium at IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in Chicago, Julie Miller Jones, Ph.D,…
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Lighten Up: 10 Ways to Rethink Portion Sizes

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Kick off your post-holiday diet by focusing on portion sizes rather than deprivation. For most of us, January is the unofficial start of weight-loss season but after indulging in so many sumptuous feasts and tasty treats for the past couple…
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8 Quinoa Flour Recipes that will Make Your Forget Bread

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 These days it seems like everyone is trying to minimize his or her gluten intake. Whether you are allergic to gluten or you are simply trying to be more gluten-aware and maintain a healthy diet, the good news is that…