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What’s For Dinner?

By Shauna Ayres MPH candidate 2017 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. is innovating the first home appliance for growing edible cell cultures. The CellPod prototype looks like a cylindrical lamp that is designed to be kept in the kitchen. Researchers are excited because it has the potential to grow only the healthy, nutritional…

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White Bean Turkey Chili

By: MyFitnessPal Total time: 1 hr 15 min Servings: 8 (1 cup)   INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium) 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 (15.8-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained (certified gluten-free…

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Let us give thanks

By: Courtney Luecking, MPH, MS, RD Doctoral Candidate: Nutrition Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is an opportunity to take time away from routines, gather with family and friends, and literally give thanks. The history buffs can check their knowledge about the origin of Thanksgiving, but I would like to concentrate on the science behind…

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Personal Hygiene

By Shauna Ayres MPH: Health Behavior candidate 2017 One should practice basic hygiene not just as a courtesy to others, but also for themselves. Personal hygiene is much more than just showering and using deodorant, although those are very important. In fact, personal hygiene is just another term for healthy lifestyle. Below is an elementary…

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