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CNN.com: How to make fast food healthier for vegetarians and vegans

CNN.com: How to make fast food healthier for vegetarians and vegans

  Ordering fast food can be tricky for people who are trying to eat healthfully, but it can be particularly challenging for vegetarians. Menus are often limited in vegetarian staples such as beans, lentils, whole grains and vegetables. The good

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CNN.com: 10 ways to make fast food healthier for your kids

CNN.com: 10 ways to make fast food healthier for your kids

  If you’re a busy parent, chances are you’ve been in the company of hungry children, desperate to find the nearest place to eat and refuel. Although fast food can make for a quick and appealing pit stop, meals can

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CNN.com: White bread or whole-wheat? It may depend on your gut

CNN.com: White bread or whole-wheat? It may depend on your gut

  As a popular staple, bread is consumed by billions of people around the world. But while most nutritionists recommend whole-wheat bread over white bread, one new study suggests that the type of bread that is best for you may

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CNN.com: One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

CNN.com: One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

  If you’ve read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox. But whether you’ve considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you’re probably aware

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CNN.com: Should you eat three big meals or many mini-meals?

CNN.com: Should you eat three big meals or many mini-meals?

  In the nutritional world, conventional wisdom suggests that the more often you eat, the more likely you are to burn off those calories and control hunger pangs. And so the notion of eating six or more “mini-meals” each day,

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CNN.com: Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat

CNN.com: Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat

  If you are trying to lose weight and otherwise improve your health, you may already be mindful about what you eat during the day. You might skip breakfast. At lunch, you may opt for a salad with lots of

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CNN.com: Are potatoes healthy?

CNN.com: Are potatoes healthy?

    Yes, a plain baked potato is a healthy food, especially when it is consumed with its fiber-rich skin. But because its nutrient profile and composition is different from other vegetables (it has more starch than leafy greens, for

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CNN.com: Is sushi healthy?

CNN.com: Is sushi healthy?

  Whether you eat sushi from a Japanese restaurant or from a local supermarket, there’s no arguing that it’s become a mainstream meal — and that’s good news. Sushi can be a very healthy addition to your diet, especially when

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CNN.com: Are eggs healthy?

CNN.com: Are eggs healthy?

In some ways, eggs are very good for you. First of all, they are a nutrient-dense food. They contain high-quality protein, meaning eggs offer all nine essential amino acids that can’t be made by humans and therefore must come from

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CNN.com: Is wine healthy?

CNN.com: Is wine healthy?

  Yes, wine may protect our hearts when consumed in moderation — defined as up to one drink per day for women, and up to two drinks per day for men, according to US dietary guidelines. Five ounces of wine

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