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Ask the nutritionist: “Sugar (e.g., candy bars) is the only thing that gets me...

It can be tempting to "treat yourself" by eating sugary foods when you study. However, this can leave you with less energy than when you started. Try these healthier alternatives for sustained energy.
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The pros and cons of these 4 protein-packed snacks

Find out the pros and cons of these common protein-packed snacks.
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We’re Not Going to Sugarcoat It: How and Why You Should Moderate Your Sugar...

Sugar—the thing that tastes so sweet, makes our mouths water, found in desserts, sodas, chocolate and so much more. In food production, companies typically use sugar to sweeten, preserve or improve important attributes of...
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Quiz: How much sugar are you actually consuming?

Take this quiz to learn which of your favorite food items have more sugar than others.
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Ask the nutritionist: October 2015

“I keep my calories at an appropriate intake; however, I drink a lot of soda. Why is this bad?”—Amberly T., University of Massachusetts, AmherstThis is a great question. Even if your caloric intake is...