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Sprouted Wheat Becoming A Trend In Healthy Eating

With each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One foot item you may have been seeing pop up a lot more often is sprouted wheat. Not many are aware of what that even entails, so WCCO’s Natalie Nyhus talked with dietician Christina Meyer-Jax to get a better feel for the grain.

03/11/2014

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Good Question: Is It Better To Eat Before Or After A Workout?

With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.

12/31/2013

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Fasting: The Key To Quick, Healthy Weight Loss?

The Movement Minneapolis, a hardcore gym known for intense workouts, is a noisy place at lunchtime. But owner David Dellanave says after the workouts, not much is spoken about lunch. “If you’re not hungry, why are you eating?” Dellanave said. Members like Lacy Morgan and Martin Rittenbery skip eating once or twice a week. “I’ve heard them preaching about it, so I decided to give it a go,” Morgan said.

09/23/2013

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Study: Link Found Between Losing Sports Teams, Heavier Fans

The results of a new study spell trouble for Minnesota sports fans’ waist lines. Believe it or not, a study published Monday in a Psychological Science found that after a sports team loses, fans of that team eat 16 percent more saturated fats than they usually do.

08/28/2013

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Critters Invading Your Garden? Here’s Some Help

If you’ve spent hours tending to your garden only to find out a critter came in to wreak havoc, here’s some help. It’s a problem many have — eager rabbits and deer nibbling away your hard work. Susie Bachman spills her secrets in how to protect your garden.

07/06/2013

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Some Sausages From Belgrade Meat Center Recalled

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers to avoid consuming smoked pork and beef pepper sticks produced by Belgrade Meat Center after routine sampling discovered Listeria contamination.

04/03/2013

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Making Eating On The Go Easier

Eating well while “on the go” can be a challenge. Every day, about one quarter of the U.S. population eats fast food, according to “Fast Food Nation” author Eric Schlosser.

03/15/2013

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New Buzz Foods For 2013

A new year brings new foods for us to buzz about. In fact, it seems like every year we are told to add something new to our diets — and cut something out.

02/25/2013

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You Can Be Too Sweet On Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you can bet a lot of people will be gifted some sweet treats. But are sugary snacks really the best gifts to give?

02/13/2013

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Good Question: Is It Better To Eat Before Or After A Workout?

With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.

12/26/2012

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Chef Insists Bugs Are Nutritious, Delicious

Scorpions, crickets and other insects are inching their way into America’s diets because, as it turns out, they can actually be good for you.

12/03/2012

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Which Holiday Foods Are On Santa’s Naughty List?

‘Tis the season of temptations, with all sorts of food and drink and goodies just waiting to ruin your waistline during December. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid the holiday food trap.

11/30/2012

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Healthy Options To Satisfy Your Food Cravings

Though the phrase “have your cake and eat it too” might not be 100 percent accurate, a nutritionist says you should be able to find delicious substitutes for your biggest diet-busting snacks.

09/17/2012

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How To Make Healthy Dessert Choices

If you’re watching you weight, it’s probably best to skip the dessert. Sugar is a quick way to blow your diet. But if you just have to have a sweet treat, you can make choices that are better than others.

08/13/2012

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How To Avoid The ‘Freshman 15′ At College

We’ve heard of the dreaded “Freshman 15″ — the 15 pounds first-year college students are said to gain when they go off to school.

08/03/2012

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