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The Best Gift Ideas To Bring Back From A Trip

This list will give you an idea of what gifts are best to bring back from a trip.

02/26/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods For 2014

Lovers of the Great Minnesota Get-Together wait all year for a few select dates. One is undoubtedly the opening of the Minnesota State Fair. But a close second is most likely the day that new foods are announced. That day has arrived.

06/25/2014

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The 5 Foods That Will Age Your Skin Faster

It’s Get Movin’ Monday on the WCCO Morning Show. To kick off each work week, we bring in Health Magazine’s “Next Fitness Star” and Tiger Athletics owner Stacie Clark to help you keep your fitness goals.

04/14/2014

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University Of Minnesota Hosting Taste This Weekend

The 6th Annual Taste! will showcase the best in local food, wine and specialty beers for 2013. On Friday and Saturday, you can enjoy the cooking by 40 top chefs, 350 wines and 100 specialty beers.

10/03/2013

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Spartan Stores Buying Nash Finch In All-Stock Deal

Food distributor Spartan Stores Inc. is buying Nash Finch Co., a major grocery distributor to military commissaries, in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $312 million in a move that will expand its distribution area.

07/22/2013

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What Foods You Shouldn’t Be Eating In Hot Weather

You want to make sure you’re drinking plenty of fluids in hot weather, but staying hydrated comes down to more than just how much we’re drinking. That’s because there are certain foods that are dehydrating us, and you might not even know they’re doing it.

07/17/2013

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Good Question: How Do New State Fair Foods Get Picked?

In just about two months, Minnesotans will be able to sink their teeth into bacon, pickles, chocolate, or a combo of them all. On Wednesday, the Minnesota State Fair announced 47 new foods. Among them are candied bacon cannoli, deep fried meatloaf, grilled glazed donuts and cocoa puff cheese curds.

06/26/2013

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Medica Program Could Cut Down Your Grocery Bills

Saving money is getting easier for 200,000 Minnesota families. Medica is rolling out a new program Monday that helps people save money and eat healthier. The program is called “healthy savings.” Each week, a new list of healthy foods will go on sale.

06/14/2013

The CDC study concludes about one-third of U.S. adults consumed fruit or fruit juice at least twice a day — down slightly from more than 34 percent in 2000 — and that orange juice is the top source of fruit among U.S. adults and adolescents, while potatoes are the favorite vegetable. (Credit: Getty Images)

Eat Energy-Rich Foods For Your Daily Lift

Monday marks the first day back at work for many people after daylight saving time, so no doubt a few people are springing forward to grab an extra cup of coffee.

03/11/2013

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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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During The Super Bowl, Eat This, Not That

The Super Bowl and snacks go hand in hand. And if you started the New Year with a resolution to lose weight, you may need a little coaching to get ready for that Super Bowl party.

02/01/2013

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Foods That Can Battle The Flu

This bad flu season is still a big topic of discussion these days, but there are many ways to feel better that don’t necessarily involve taking medication.

01/16/2013

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Good Question: What Foods Are Good Leftovers?

On Thursday night, no doubt most of us have already turned our Thanksgiving leftovers into at least one turkey sandwich and turkey soup might already be simmering. Why is some food so good on the second day?

11/23/2012

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NuVal Scoring System Makes Healthy Eating Easy

One way to stay heart healthy is to eat right. Now Lunds and Byerly’s is making it easier with a nutrition scoring system they call NuVal.

09/15/2012

New Fair Foods At The Minnesota State Fair

New Foods Fight For Chance At The State Fair

The new food craze at the Minnesota State Fair really started about 10 years ago with the deep fried candy bar. From that point on, the new food phenomenon just took off.

08/23/2012

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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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Super Foods To Help Get You In Shape

When it comes to foods, not all of them are created equal. That’s true even with healthy foods. There are a few that stand out above the rest when it comes to getting or staying in shape.

05/30/2012

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Foods That Can Help You Shed Pounds

Fighting fat doesn’t have to mean starving yourself. In fact, there are lots of foods that naturally help fill you up, without weighing you down.

05/28/2012

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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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Minn. FoodShare Reports Record March Campaign

Minnesota FoodShare says its 30th annual campaign was another record-setter. Minnesota FoodShare raised almost $8.5 million in monetary donations and more than 4.4 million pounds of food in March.

04/19/2012

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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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General Mills 3Q Net Income Dips, Revenue Rises

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter profit edged lower due to rising costs, but its revenue improved on strength abroad.

03/21/2012

The oyster is usually ambisexual. Through its life it will change from male to female and back again numerous times. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Can Certain Foods Get You In The Mood?

Oysters, chocolate, strawberries — folklore says certain foods can increase romance or romantic feelings. So do aphrodisiacs exist?

02/13/2012

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Curiocity: Great Gift Ideas For The ‘Foodie’

It’s the time of year when we’re all scrambling to find gifts for the ones we love. If someone in your life is a foodie, we got some advice from WCCO.com food blogger, Adam Estrem.

12/03/2011

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Wis. Bureau: Turkey Dinner Will Cost 11 Percent More

The Wisconsin Farm Bureau says the average price of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in the state is just over $50 this year.

11/11/2011

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