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plated tostada

UCookbook: Tada! Your customizable tostada

Rate this article and enter to winA little bored with Taco Tuesday? Switch it up with Tostada Thursday (but, really, you can eat these any day of the week). Our recipe piles all of...
Beans and greens burger

UCookbook: Beans and greens burger

Rate this article and enter to winDid you know frozen veggies are just as nutritious as fresh? We'll show you how to use your frozen peas for more than icing down sore knees—like making a...
Plated zucchini latkes

UCookbook: Crispy zucchini latkes

Rate this article and enter to winThe latke: A pancake marries a potato, and you get to eat it for dinner. What’s not to latke? Even if you’ve never heard of or seen one...
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UCookbook: Cranked-up apple pie crepes

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s October, and if you’re anything like we are, you’ve been knee-deep in pumpkin for weeks. But there are other stars of the season, and they too come...
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Ask the doc: “How can I stay awake in class or while studying?”

"Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in class or while studying?"—Larry C., Pennsylvania State UniversityShort answer: Yes.Longer answer: For some background, there are two common causes for the phenomenon you...
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Ask the trainer: “For someone who has never worked out, where is the best...

"For someone who has never worked out, where is the best place to start?"—Kerriene E., Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyWe know exercise is good for us, with long-term benefits (e.g., stronger bones and lower...
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How to eat what you love & love what you eat

Rate this article and enter to winEating should be easy, shouldn’t it? It should work like this: We get hungry, we eat what feels good for us, and we’re all set. But in reality,...
4 reasons to prioritize laughter

4 reasons to prioritize laughter

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Rethinking salad: How to eat happy

Rate this article and enter to winHappiness is…a salad? Before you count us out as weirdos with a concerning affection for kale, let us explain. What we eat can affect our moods for up...
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Top 5 foods to power up your plate

Rate this article and enter to winChelsea W., a graduate student at Salem State University in Massachusetts, often tries new foods with the goal of improving her health, and she’s not alone. A recent...