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31Mar 20
How Healthy Are Plant-based Burgers?

How healthy are plant-based burgers?

Fast food restaurants and grocery stores are selling plant-based burgers. These products have become a substitute for meat. But a nutrition professor from Pennsylvania says that some of the new products are high in sodium, saturated fat, and calories. The professor recommends legumes like lentils, beans, and nuts as superior…

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11Nov 18

Superfood or superhype?

What do almonds, avocados, blueberries, broccoli, kale, and pomegranates have in common? They have all been called “superfoods.” These are foods that have lots of nutrients or are believed to prevent disease. But is any food really “super”? The term “superfood” first came into use around World War I. The…

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03May 17

Does “clean eating” mean healthy eating?

Thanks in part to celebrities and food bloggers, many people are talking about “clean eating.” At first, “clean eating” meant cutting back on processed food. People who followed this plan focused on cooking things from scratch and using natural ingredients. Some people who follow this plan avoid entire food groups, such…

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