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Tangy Sesame-Coated Pork Chops recipe offers a tasty way to get more sesame into your diet

Tangy Sesame-Coated Pork Chops recipe offers a tasty way to get more sesame into your diet

Look for sesame seeds in the American diet and you’re most likely to find them as an edible decoration sprinkled on a hamburger bun. But the tiny ivory-colored seed may actually be one of the oldest condiments and one of the most nutritious seeds known to man.

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Your kids are getting way too many calories from pizza

Your kids are getting way too many calories from pizza

America has a pizza problem.

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The deadly truth about 'healthy obesity'

The deadly truth about 'healthy obesity'

Here’s a cold dose of reality for people telling themselves that their extra pounds aren’t harming them: Contrary to 2013 research linking extra weight to a lowered risk of mortality, there’s really no such thing as “healthy obesity.”

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Soup's on! It’s time for some healthy eating

Soup's on! It’s time for some healthy eating

An assortment of recipes that taste good and are good for you.

January 19, 2015 6:09 am Photos

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Mushrooms on the Super Bowl snack line? Yes, deliciously so!

Anybody who has kids will appreciate this milestone. My daughter ate an entire mushroom for the first time the other day!

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Use quick pickles as healthy snack

In terms of healthy eating, snacking is my downfall. So long as I abstain, I’m fine. But once I start, I can’t stop.

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Take comfort in an almost effortless onion soup

Talk about a vegetable that’s everywhere. The humble onion is one of the most common aromatic vegetables, popping up in so many ways across so many cuisines.

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UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

Many factors affect how our body digests and reacts to foods.

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Wake up with 3 sweet, yet nutritious, recipes

Wake up with 3 sweet, yet nutritious, recipes

Breakfasts don't need to be boring.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

The FDA is considering declaring trans fat no longer "generally recognized as safe."

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'Mad Cowboy' author to give free lecture at Loft

'Mad Cowboy' author to give free lecture at Loft

Vegan speakers and a celebration for peace at the Loft.

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Beyond PB&J: Kid-pleasing box lunches

Beyond PB&J: Kid-pleasing box lunches

Kids' lunches can be a great outlet for creativity.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries

Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries

Those darn zucchini. There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now, and each one is as big as a blimp.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free Meals

Free Meals

School lunch staff and students enjoy the new school lunch menu created to meet the new standards at the Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in September 2012.

August 29, 2014 6:38 pm

Keep Labor Day healthy with chicken paillards

And the clincher: a peach and arugula salad.

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Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Free 90-minute workshop is expected to address common fears about Alzheimer's disease.

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Rethinking sushi rolls for a filling packed lunch

Rethinking sushi rolls for a filling packed lunch

Healthy packed lunches are on the horizon this school year.

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Bulking up the classic BLT without adding fat

BLT gets a boost with crunchy tilapia.

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Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

This cherry pie will leave you feeling satisfied, but not so guilty.

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Fitz:Dr. Mehmet Oz loses 65-pounds during congressional grilling about dubious weight loss products he promotes

Fitz:Dr. Mehmet Oz loses 65-pounds during congressional grilling about dubious weight loss products he promotes

Dr. Mehmet Oz stunned observers on Capitol Hill when he announced he had lost 65-pounds during the intense congressional grilling he was getting about the dubious weight loss products promoted on his "Dr.Oz" television program. "I was amazed at the results. If I could bottle this experience …

June 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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