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Healthy Snacks More Satisfying for Children

Researchers at Cornell University suggest that a combination of cheese and vegetables are the answer parents can turn to when the kids are pleading for a snack. The researchers found that the kids who ate cheese and vegetables consumed 72 percent fewer calories than those who were allowed to eat the chips.

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Healthy Eating Tips for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Each year I promise myself that I won’t overdo it, that I’ll take it easy on the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potato pie, cranberry sauce, and, of course, the desserts. But then, Thanksgiving dinner is served up, and all those promises fly out the window. So this year I asked Jefferson dietitian Cheryl Marco RD, more »

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It’s Never Too Late to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle

You’ve heard it before: Adopting healthy lifestyles is critical to improving your health. That means eating a healthy diet, being physically active and avoiding or stopping activities that we know are bad for us, such as smoking. We all know it’s a lot easier to contemplate exercise than actually doing so. While there is no better time more »

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