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Supermarket Savvy: Identifying Hidden Sugars

Just because a label doesn’t broadcast sugar by its common name doesn’t mean it isn’t there. In fact, there are upwards of 50 different names for added sugar (!), and some of them could trick even the smartest shopper. Here are a few to look out for.

Is it a milk allergy or lactose intolerance?

If your kid seems to be able to tolerate some dairy products but not others, here's what to do.

5 ways to get your kids to eat plain yogurt

Yogurt is a delicious snack or even a part of a meal, but it has also become the poster child for nutritious foods. Here's how to make plain yogurt fun.

The truth about sugar (and how to minimize your intake)

How much sugar is too much sugar, and what about naturally-occurring sugars? We asked a dietitian for the scoop.

5 benefits to becoming a family that runs

Want to get out and exercise as a family? Why not try going for a run? 

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

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Why nutrition advice from Hollywood should be taken with a grain of salt

For many of us, pop culture has become a guide for healthy living.

What is a plant-forward diet?

A plant-forward diet is about the movement towards including more plant-based foods and fewer animal ones in your everyday eating.

Ask a Dietitian: Are eggs actually a healthy choice?

Eggs are not only packed with nutrition, but they’re also convenient and economical, making them smart choices to include on a regular basis on your menu. The confusion about the downside of eating eggs is based on old scientific research about cholesterol from decades ago and is a misconception that simply won’t go away.

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