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CNN.com: How to strengthen your immunity during the coronavirus pandemic. Part 1: Diet

CNN.com: How to strengthen your immunity during the coronavirus pandemic. Part 1: Diet

  As the coronavirus situation intensifies, you might be wondering: how can I keep myself healthy? And will swallowing a pill protect me from getting sick? First, there’s the not-so-great news. Despite claims you may have seen on the Internet,

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CNN.com: Have to cook from home for the first time? Here’s what you need to know (plus your first recipe!)

CNN.com: Have to cook from home for the first time? Here’s what you need to know (plus your first recipe!)

  With the intensity of the coronavirus situation increasing each day, getting food in the hands of so many who can’t leave home presents a critical health challenge. And though they may be more mobile, a new challenge has simultaneously

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CNN.com: Grocery rules for your coronavirus lockdown: Buy beans, freeze milk, don’t hoard, and more

CNN.com: Grocery rules for your coronavirus lockdown: Buy beans, freeze milk, don’t hoard, and more

  Whether you’re housebound for the next couple of weeks from a COVID-19 quarantine, or simply trying to survive a school or work shutdown, you’ll likely be limiting or avoiding trips to the grocery store. So you may be wondering:

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CNN.com: To eat, or not to eat breakfast — that is the question

CNN.com: To eat, or not to eat breakfast — that is the question

  Is breakfast still the most important meal of the day? We used to know the answer to that question, right? And now we’re not so sure. As a registered dietitian, I always recommend starting the day with a healthy

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CNN.com: Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

CNN.com: Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

  If you are like many parents I know, snacking has become a predictable daily ritual. The opportunity presents itself at after-school pickups, group playdates, before and after sports or homework, and when there’s simply no other activity to engage

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CNN.com: Thinking of going vegan? What you need to know first

CNN.com: Thinking of going vegan? What you need to know first

  Adopting a vegan diet has grown increasingly mainstream in recent years. The consumer shift to plant-based alternatives has changed fast food and grocery options, as Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat have become massive companies capitalizing on the trend. According

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CNN.com: 12 small resolutions to clean up your diet in 2020

CNN.com: 12 small resolutions to clean up your diet in 2020

  The New Year is right around the corner, and if you are looking to makeover your diet there are some simple suggestions to help you eat healthier in 2020. I’m not talking about a major food overhaul, but month-by-month

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CNN.com: What makes soda so addictive?

CNN.com: What makes soda so addictive?

  Slashing soft drinks from your diet is a quick way to improve your health and lose weight — that much you probably already know. But actually giving up your soda habit isn’t always an easy task. While some people

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CNN.com: Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

CNN.com: Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

  As you age, a glance in the mirror may reveal a few fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and sagging skin. You may become more worried about the thickness of your hair, your creaking joints or a loss of muscle.

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CNN.com: When trying to lose weight, morning meals are better than evening ones

CNN.com: When trying to lose weight, morning meals are better than evening ones

  When I first studied nutritional science, all calories were considered “equal” when it came to weight loss. The time of day you ate didn’t matter as long as you were eating the appropriate amount of calories for your goals.

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