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Nutrition Facts

Ways to Identify and Avoid Trans Fat

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration recently announced that they will likely remove artificial trans fats from the list of foods “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS). This decision comes after years of scientific evidence that trans fats cause an increased risk of heart disease, something concerning for adults and children alike. Trans fats occur naturally […]

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Super Bowl snacks

Healthier Alternatives for Your Super Bowl Feast

For most, feasting and football go hand-in-hand on Super Bowl Sunday. Does it surprise you that the average American eats a day’s worth of calories during the game? If you want to keep your family from this fate, Deborah Stern, RD, LD, a clinical dietitian at Children’s, says to plan ahead by preparing healthier snacking […]

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