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2. Easy Ways To Get The Nutrition You Need

Eat Better, Save Money
A common misconception about trying to eat food that is more nutritious is that improving your diet has to cost more. “Healthy food is not necessarily expensive,” says Parke Wilde, PhD, an associate professor at Tufts’ Friedman School who previously worked for the USDA’s Economic Research Service.

2016 Topic Index

(month, page number)
BEVERAGES
Longevity Benefits Seen with Moderate Coffee Drinking (Feb., 1)

Tea Storage (Feb., 8)

Caffeine Doesn’t Cause Heart Jitters (April, 3)

New Reasons to Skip Sugary Drinks (April, 6)

Kombucha Tea (May, 8)

Drink Up to Stay Healthy and Hydrated This Summer (June, 4)

Instant Coffee (June, 8)

Coffee Drinkers at Reduced Odds of Colorectal Cancer

Eat Healthy, Not Guilty

If you think food that tastes good can’t possibly be good for you, or if you feel guilty about enjoying a meal, it might be time to hit the reset button on your attitudes toward eating and nutrition. While it’s smart to pay attention to what’s in your food, today’s

Ask the Experts: Fully Hydrogenated Oil; Whole-Wheat Flour; Kombucha Tea

Q: I have always avoided partially hydrogenated oils in foods. But I have heard that fully hydrogenated is OK, which I don’t understand. It seems that would be worse. Was I misinformed?

A: Alice H. Lichtenstein, DSc, director of Tufts’ HNRCA Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, ex-plains: “Full hydrogenation of vegetable oil results in

3. Choosing Healthy Heart-Brain Foods

The Need for Nutrient Density
Another concept emphasized in the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is nutrient density. You need to consume nutrient-dense foods and beverages to get enough of the nutrients you need without consuming too many calories. Aim to get as much nutritional “bang” for your caloric “bucks”

More Whole Grains = Better Health

You may live longer and healthier if you eat more whole grains, according to a review published in Circulation, June 13, 2016. Researchers combined the results of a range of studies, with a total of nearly 800,000 participants. The data showed that people who ate three or more servings of

3. Whole-Grain Superfoods

Within every whole-grain kernel, you’ll find a remarkable supply of important nutrients. Whole grains are a top source of unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), the slowly-digested “fuel” that provides your body with a steady supply of energy needed for the optimal function of all of your body’s systems.
Carbs have been the target

Best Heat-and-Go Frozen Breakfasts

When you want a hot breakfast but don’t have time to prep everything from scratch or stand over the stove, frozen breakfast foods are ready to step in. With the help of a microwave oven or toaster, your frozen meal generally is ready to eat in five minutes or less.

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