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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Side by Side comparison of the old and new nutrition fact labels

Side by Side comparison of the old and new nutrition fact labels

Marcos Ramirez, Dietetic Intern, University of Nebraska-LincolnOver a year ago, First Lady Michelle Obama and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) formally announced the Nutrition Facts Label’s first major overhaul since 1993. Originally,...
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Trending diets: What they are, why they don’t always work, and what to try...

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to making healthy food choices, it can be hard to know which way is up. Trendy diets that sound way too weird or way too...
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Five 5-ingredient mug meals—in 5 minutes or less

Rate this article and enter to winCooking for one isn’t always easy. Maybe you don’t have access to an oven, you’re too busy scrambling to get your physics homework done to even think about...
Go to the source: Figuring out where your food comes from

Go to the source: Figuring out where your food comes from

Rate this article and enter to win Ever thought about where your food comes from? Or why most fruits and vegetables can be found year-round, even when they aren’t in season? Sure, it’s nice to...
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Simple Fix Cooking Class

Check out these clips from the Simple Fix cooking class presented by HyVee and UNL Campus Recreation in March 2017. The class was held in the Wellness Kitchen in the Recreation and Wellness Center,...
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Fuel Your Workout

By: Lora Unger, Nutrition and Health Sciences Graduate StudentNo matter what type of exercise in which you choose to participate , what you eat affects your performance. Your body needs the right balance of nutrients...
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10 Ways to Get More Veggies in Your Day

By: Teresa Buckner, Nutrition and Health Sciences Graduate Student, Dietetic InternEveryone knows that vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, but sometimes it is difficult to incorporate vegetables into each meal. However,...
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Sugar: Know Your Facts

By: Lora Unger, Nutrition and Health Sciences Graduate StudentIt is easy to think that products that claim to be ‘natural’ or ‘organic’ are better and healthier, but that may not be the case. It...
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Building a Better Salad

By: Lora Unger, Nutrition and Health Sciences Graduate StudentNot all salads are created equal! By using a little creativity and the following tips, you can build a salad that is both healthy and tastes...
Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Recipes

By: Raelyn Haubensak and Taylor Schueth | Nutrition and Health Sciences StudentsSlow cookers are a great way to prepare healthy meals without much time or effort. They are especially convenient for the college lifestyle...