Food - Page 16

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How to Thaw Meat

The only 3 safe options, from slow to fast.

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How Many Calories Should You Eat?

Calorie counts are coming to restaurants, but do you know how your numbers should add up?

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Foods to Avoid When You're on Medication

Find out which foods can interfere with these 5 common prescriptions.

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5 Surprising Sushi Do's and Don’ts

Learn how to eat safer sushi and avoid parasites, bacteria and other contaminants that might be lurking in raw fish.

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Raising a Healthy Eater: How Hard Should You Push?

Why strict food rules can backfire and what you can do instead.

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Potatoes: Are These Spuds Health Duds?

Americans have a love-hate relationship with the potato. But it's OK to love your spuds. Follow these tips to make potatoes part of a healthy diet.

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Quiz: Toss It Or Eat It?

See if you know how long foods last on the counter, in the fridge and in the freezer.

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6 Safety Mistakes Never to Make When Cooking Chicken

How to serve up a delicious meal without contaminating your kitchen or feeding your family salmonella.

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How to Cook a Turkey Without Serving Up a Side of Food Poisoning

5 steps for cooking a turkey safely this holiday season.

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Hidden Food Allergens: 18 Surprising Foods (and Drinks) That Have Them

Avoiding food allergy triggers can be tricky. Here are 18 surprising foods that have soy, wheat, eggs, gluten and other common allergens.

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Is Raw Cookie Dough Really That Risky?

Learn the truth about eating raw eggs and get smart ways to protect yourself from salmonella

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3 Ways to Eat Safer Produce This Winter

How to avoid pesticides and still load up on fruits and veggies even when the garden’s long gone.

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Milk Alternatives: How Do They Stack Up?

Not all dairy alternatives are created equal. From soy to almond to rice milk, here's what to look for, and what to avoid, in a cow's milk substitute.

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Does Your Diet Contain Hidden "Franken Fats"?

Learn where heart-threatening trans fats lurk and 7 ways to avoid them.

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Going Vegan? 7 Things to Know Before You Start

A vegan diet is generally healthy — but there are a few nutritional pitfalls to watch for. Here’s how to avoid them.