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  • You Are What You Tweet?

    Oct 18, 2016

    "Coffee" was the most tweeted food in the continental U.S. between mid-2014 to mid-2015 followed by "beer" then "pizza". ... Read more

  • Eat Like an Olympian

    Aug 10, 2016

    Although you may not ever get your photo on a Wheaties’ box, and you’ll probably never train up to 6 hours per day, 6 days a week like an Olympic athlete, you can still use diet and exercise to improve your personal health and well-being. ... Read more

  • Anatomy of an Olympic Swimmer

    Aug 10, 2016

    With the Rio Olympics underway, we've already seen some amazing feats from team USA, especially the swimmers. ... Read more

  • Risks of Salt Poisoning

    Aug 05, 2016

    Salt is everywhere. It’s in our pantries and on our kitchen tables. It is present in most foods we eat and some beverages we drink. It is essential for our bodies to function properly. However, it also can be dangerous, or in some cases even deadly. ... Read more

  • Healthy Summer Smoothies

    Jul 27, 2016

    These smoothies will keep you cool, and give you a healthy boost. ... Read more

  • Pick the Right Convenient Snack

    Jul 11, 2016

    There are lots of instances when a convenience store is the closest – or only – option for a quick bite or snack. ... Read more

  • Improve Heart Health With the Mediterranean Diet

    Jun 29, 2016

    Generally, when you think about a diet, you think about losing weight.... Read more

  • When Your Kid Wants to Become a Vegetarian

    Jun 08, 2016

    Kids love animals. From the time they are babies, they are presented with books, stuffed animals, movies and cartoons that foster that love. ... Read more

  • Probiotics: What Do They Do?

    May 16, 2016

    Probiotics are big business. Sales of products with the live microorganisms are expected to top $10 billion a year by 2018. ... Read more

  • New Hope for Tourette’s

    Apr 25, 2016

    When many people think of Tourette Syndrome, they think of compulsive swearing. But that's not the whole story.... Read more

  • Could Coffee Prevent Cirrhosis?

    Feb 22, 2016

    Coffee is a well-known remedy when it comes to helping with hangovers. Now, a new study suggests it could help with serious long-term damage from alcohol. ... Read more

  • The Best Diets for 2016

    Jan 08, 2016

    Every year U.S. News and World Report ranks the top diets for those wanting lose weight in the coming 12 months. But how do they come to their conclusions? ... Read more

  • The Impacts of Plant Protein on Chronic Kidney Disease

    Jan 05, 2016

    Chronic kidney disease patients should consider adding more plant-based proteins such as beans and tofu to their diet. ... Read more

  • Treating Winter Rosacea

    Jan 05, 2016

    Winter is a rough time for people with rosacea. The roughly 14 million sufferers in the U.S. brace for redness and bumps to appear on their skin during the cold and blustery weather. ... Read more

  • Santa Needs to Lose Some Weight

    Dec 07, 2015

    He's known as the man with a belly like a bowl full of jelly, but he may want to consider changing his image. ... Read more

  • Sugar Free Drinks Can Still Damage Teeth

    Nov 30, 2015

    It is common knowledge that sugar-filled sodas, sports drinks, and juices are bad news when it comes to maintaining healthy teeth. Now, a study done by researchers at Melbourne University’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Center shows their sugar-free counterparts aren’t great for your teeth either. ... Read more

  • Death by Bacon? Not Likely.

    Oct 26, 2015

    Today, while most people were eating their breakfasts, the World Health Organization released findings that processed meats – things like the bacon and sausage many were cooking – should be classified in the same category as carcinogens like cigarettes. ... Read more

  • Teal for Treats

    Oct 22, 2015

    How can you protect a child with food allergies on Halloween? Look for the color teal. ... Read more

  • Fight Breast Cancer With These Foods

    Oct 16, 2015

    What you eat could help decrease your risk for breast cancer. ... Read more

  • How to Eat Like a Ute Football Player

    Sep 02, 2015

    Beth Wolfgram, now in her eighth year as the athletics department’s sports dietician, is in charge of fueling the Utes. Pregame meals, halftime snacks, postgame recovery, after-practice hydration — she oversees it all. ... Read more

  • Super Foods for Fall

    Sep 01, 2015

    The summer is over, and the lush berries, peaches, and peas that we have enjoyed are giving way to their heartier autumn cousins. Which foods should you be eating for optimum health? Follow the signs of the season. ... Read more