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Recipe: Roasted veggie pasta salad

It’s heating up in the Tri-State, which means BBQs and picnics are on the horizon. Pasta salad is a staple at many of these gatherings, but, often, Aunt Deedee’s macaroni salad and cousin Marci’s variation are covered in fattening mayonnaise or salad dressing. In this lightened-up pasta salad, the mayonnaise is replaced with a yummy  

Recipe: No bake energy bites

Athletes and non-athletes alike could all use a little more energy throughout the day and these energy bites  

Should I be worried about what’s in my food?

That chicken sandwich from the drive-through window might not be just chicken. A recent investigation by Canadian Broadcasting  

Busting the myths about eating disorders

Although some 30 million Americans struggle with an eating disorder at some point in their lives, there are a lot of myths surrounding the condition. “As a society, we frequently hide, deny or otherwise avoid discussing mental health and addiction disorders,” says Dr. Philip Hartman, a family physician in St. Elizabeth Physicians’ Union US 42  

Does red meat get a red light?

There’s nothing like cutting into a juicy steak right off the grill. But, is it worth the risk  

Recipe: Heart-healthy Italian orzo soup

Looking for a heart-healthy recipe to fill you up on chilly winter nights? This Italian orzo soup will  

Add whole grains to your diet for a healthier heart

Looking to make heart-healthy changes to your diet? Don’t forget whole grains. According to the Mayo Clinic, a  

Caffeine: How much is too much?

Baby, it’s cold outside and that extra cup of hot tea or coffee sounds soooooo appealing. Can you indulge or should you take a pass? Americans love their caffeine in all its myriad forms – 80 percent of U.S. adults consume caffeine every day, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The typical adult  

First foods for baby: What and when

Among the many milestones parents record in their baby’s life, introducing a baby to the world of food is often a favorite activity, but it is often clouded with conflicting advice from everyone from grandma to your neighbor to the stranger in the grocery store. When should you introduce your baby to foods? What foods