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Food and Nutrition

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rerun image Holiday Eating: It's About Enjoyment, Not Guilt

When the holidays roll around, it usually means we are in the midst of holiday cookies, cakes, stuffing, sauces, and hams. Trying to eat healthy foods can be difficult during this time of year, making some of us feel guilty when we veer from our usual meals. But should we feel guilty? And should we substitute reduced-fat goodies for traditional holiday fare?


Find hundreds of recipes to create healthy and tasty meals! Each recipe comes from reputable health organizations and websites, such as,, the National Institutes of Health, and the US Department of Health and Human Services.


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