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CNN.com: Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say

CNN.com: Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say

If you’re a parent, you are well aware that managing your kids’ activity schedules, homework, doctor’s appointments, play dates and much more all comes with the territory. But an important part of the parenting job description — and one that

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CNN.com: Is fasting the fountain of youth?

CNN.com: Is fasting the fountain of youth?

For the past year and a half, Keith Taylor and his wife have adopted a lifestyle that includes fasting on a regular basis. “For six days per week we don’t eat until around 5 pm, but eat as much as

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CNN.com: Does microwaving food cause nutrient loss?

CNN.com: Does microwaving food cause nutrient loss?

  Microwave ovens provide an easy way to quickly heat food when hunger strikes. But does the convenience of microwave cooking come at a cost by zapping nutrients out of foods? The answer may surprise you. Any kind of cooking

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CNN.com: What makes chocolate chip cookies so addictive?

CNN.com: What makes chocolate chip cookies so addictive?

  When I reflect on my childhood baking memories, one that stands out is a tray of warm chocolate chip cookies coming out of the oven. It was so tempting to eat the raw dough while making them — talk

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CNN.com: Why does alcohol give you the munchies?

CNN.com: Why does alcohol give you the munchies?

  If you’re like many people, the more you drink, the more you eat. Munching on a bag of Doritos while guzzling a beer or nibbling at cheese cubes with a glass of wine in hand may be pleasurable, but

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CNN.com: Eat farm-to(-your-kitchen)-table because it’s good for you and the earth; here’s how

CNN.com: Eat farm-to(-your-kitchen)-table because it’s good for you and the earth; here’s how

  Drew Hiatt walked me around a small patch of farmland just a few footsteps away from his dining room inside the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, New York. He is the farm planner and executive chef of the House’s

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CNN.com: Is sparkling water as hydrating as regular water?

CNN.com: Is sparkling water as hydrating as regular water?

  Good news: Sparkling water (including the flavored kind), which often helps with the taste fatigue some people experience with plain water, is just as hydrating as non-carbonated water. If that’s all you needed to know, you can stop reading.

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CNN.com: Best beach foods and snacks

CNN.com: Best beach foods and snacks

  A day at the beach is a summer ritual that will hopefully bring lots of sunshine, sandcastles and crashing waves at your feet. But the elements that bring beauty to the beach also make it one of the most

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CNN.com: The scoop on dairy-free ‘ice creams’

CNN.com: The scoop on dairy-free ‘ice creams’

  We may all scream for ice cream, especially on a hot summer day. And even if you avoid dairy, you can find delicious, decadent dairy-free frozen treats in just about any ice cream aisle. But are “ice creams” made

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CNN.com: Got alt-milk? How plant-based alternatives compare

CNN.com: Got alt-milk? How plant-based alternatives compare

  In the nutritional world, the benefits of cow’s milk are well-known: It’s a good source of several important nutrients, including protein, calcium and vitamin D, and an important staple for children. But despite its winning nutrient profile, cow’s milk

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