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To Gluten Or Not To Gluten And Why Should I Care?

Confused by Gluten? Feeling like Paleo is the way to go? Or are you just not sure who to believe? You’re not alone. Here’s why I changed my attitude towards food and why you should care!

02/05/2015

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Good Question: What Happens To Our Bodies When We Eat Too Much?

You might as well get out the sweatpants right now, because we all know we’re throwing moderation out the door for Thanksgiving. The average person consumes about 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving, or twice what we eat on a daily basis.

11/26/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

A new report states that children are consuming too much salt. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet. Most of the salt is coming from processed and restaurant foods.

09/09/2014

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Study: Action Movies Could Be Making Us Eat More

Are action movies making us fat? A new study suggests the more exciting the movie, the more we tend to eat. Researchers at Cornell University published the study in the Journal of American Medical Association.

09/03/2014

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Escape To The Poconos

Every couple should make plans at least once in their relationship to experience the romance of the Poconos. This area offers couples plenty of things to do, both in their room and out of it.

07/29/2014

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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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Why Are More People On Gluten-Free Diets?

Nearly 2 million Americans have celiac disease and should avoid eating gluten. However, as little as a decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating the protein that’s found in bread and other foods.

08/02/2012

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Kids Learn To Eat, Cook & Live Healthy At The Farmers Market

It may not be unusual to see a group of kids riding their bikes together in Minneapolis. But you might be surprised to see kids biking to the farmers markets to learn about cooking and healthy foods.

06/26/2012

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Food Cravings That Can Ruin Your Day

Diets would be a lot easier if cravings for things like ice cream, chocolate and chips didn’t get in the way. A crave can throw off your nutrition for the whole day. You can eat well and balanced all day and then end up blowing the whole thing on a huge slice of cake.

05/16/2012

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Proper Body Fuel To Get You Through The Day

If your energy drops off during the day, we have three tips from an expert to keep those energy levels up all day long.

04/11/2012

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Guilt-Free Foods To Help You Eat Healthy At The Fair

There’s always been a lot of focus on the new and interesting food at the Minnesota State fair, but finding something to eat without feeling guilty is hard to do.

09/02/2011

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