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Americans Are Wasteful With Food

Study finds American households throw away more than 30 percent of their food every year.
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Better For Eat Fruits And Vegetables Cooked Or Raw?

Fruits and vegetables takes their best when they're in season and at the peak of their freshness. And since we all could use more of them in our diet, is it better to eat them raw or cooked? It depends. Some foods actually get healthier with cooking and others lose a lot of their nutritional value...
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Cutting Out One Portion Of Red Meat Can Extend Your Life By Nearly 20 Per Cent

Cutting down on red meat and replacing it with fish or chicken could add years to your life, a major study on more than 81,000 people over 8 years. Swapping just one portion of beef a day for a fillet of fish cuts the risk of dying over the next eight years by 17%! Replacing it with skinless...
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Perks Up Droopy Vegetables With This Trick

Nothing can ruin lunch faster than finding your head of lettuce soggy. Or pulling out a droopy bundle of asparagus from the fridge. Vegetables get soggy because when too much moisture evaporates from its semi-solid cells. But you can avoid bendy carrots and limp celery with a simple trick. You need...
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Turn Not-So-Healthy Foods, Healthy!

: We all know the benefits of eating healthy but it can be a challenge in a fast-paced world of hungry kids, tired feet and tighter bank accounts. But with some simple tweaks to the foods already in your kitchen, you can not only add health but do to it quickly, easily and your picky-eaters won't...
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Chef Offers Proper Way To Hold A Knife When Chopping Food

Picture yourself in the kitchen preparing to chop cilantro for your gooey guacamole. You reach for the cutting board and a knife and begin to chop. If you use one finger out to push down along the top of the spine of the knife when chopping, you're using your knife wrong! This position actually...
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These Thanksgiving Foods Will Give You An Energy Boost

Thanksgiving is filled with our traditional food favorites, which usually results in us heading to the couch or bed for a nap. But if you want to keep up your energy and hit the sales that will happen later Thanksgiving night at the stores, you may want to load up on these energy foods. While...
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Four Succulent Surprises For Your Smoothies

Who doesn't love a smoothie??? They're tasty, portable, and they're a good way to help you sneak some fruit and vegetables into your diet. But you have to be careful as many seemingly healthy smoothies have more calories and sugars than a serving of ice cream! So here are four tips in creating your...
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Simple Ways To Cook Healthier

There is a big misconception that cooking healthy means eating bland food. But it is very easy to make what's good for you taste great, too! When it comes to cooking healthfully, a lot of focus goes into choosing good ingredients loaded with the nutrients you and your family need. But the truth is...
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Parents List Most Important Hacks

There is no instruction manual for being a parent but thankfully there is a lot of advice. According to a recent survey of 2,000 parents number one on the list is knowing the secret to getting children to eat their vegetables. How to stop a supermarket tantrum, understanding what emojis mean and...
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