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  1. Chow Line: Corn or flour tortilla? Choose best of either (for 11/2/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-corn-or-flour-tortilla-choose-best-either-11208-1

    October 24, 2008 I love Mexican food, but I've often wondered which is the better choice, nutrition-wise: flour or corn tortillas? To be honest, there are so many types of tortillas available today-- both corn and flour-- that it would be unrealistic ...

  2. Chow Line: Coconut oil unlike other saturated fat (for 12/9/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-coconut-oil-unlike-other-saturated-fat-12907-1

    November 30, 2007 I've always read that you should avoid coconut oil because of its high level of saturated fat. But I recently heard it is actually healthful and can help you lose weight. Is that true? Most nutritionists don't believe consuming ...

  3. Chow Line: Clementines chock full of nutrition (for 12/23/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-clementines-chock-full-nutrition-122307-1

    December 14, 2007 I love those little clementine oranges. Do they have as much vitamin C as other oranges? Ounce for ounce, clementines are a great source of vitamin C. But since they're smaller than the average orange, you'll get less of any nu ...

  4. Chow Line: Choose healthful fast-food options (for the week of 6/8/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-choose-healthful-fast-food-options-week-6808-1

    May 30, 2008 As I chauffeur the kids to and from summer activities, I tend to eat more fast food than usual. Any tips to make my choices more healthful? Absolutely. Despite popular opinion, fast food doesn't always have to be high-fat, high-calorie a ...

  5. Chow Line: Choose berries for burst of nutrition (for 7/12/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-choose-berries-burst-nutrition-71209-1

    July 1, 2009 I love buying and eating fresh berries this time of year. Are there any that are more nutritious than others, or are they all just about the same? Any berry is a great choice as a snack, dessert, or to add to cereal, salad and other dishes. I ...

  6. Chow Line: Chewing the cud on grass-fed beef (for 3/28/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-chewing-cud-grass-fed-beef-32810-3

    March 19, 2010 We keep hearing good things about grass-fed beef. Is it really that much better for you? There's a compelling body of research showing that the ratio of heart-healthy fats in grass-fed beef is significantly higher than in grain-fed bee ...

  7. Chow Line: Carrots healthful, not 'full of sugar' (for 9/7/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-carrots-healthful-not-full-sugar-9708-1

    August 29, 2008 At lunchtime recently, several of my colleagues claimed that carrots are "full of sugar." Is that true? In a word, no. That myth gained popularity a few years back when carrots were branded as restricted foods in several popular ...

  8. Chow Line: Canning complex; try freezing instead (for 9/28/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-canning-complex-try-freezing-instead-92808-1

    September 19, 2008 This year I was tempted to start home canning to try to stretch my garden harvest into the fall and winter. But whenever I read about canning, it seems very complicated. Any advice? If you don't have experience with home canning, y ...

  9. Chow Line: Calorie confusion can derail weight loss (for 7/15/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-calorie-confusion-can-derail-weight-loss-71507-1

    June 29, 2007 I want to lose weight, but I don't want to go "on a diet"-- diets have never worked for me in the past. Any ideas? You have discovered what most dietitians know from experience: When people go "on" a diet, they also ...

  10. Chow Line: Calcium difficult for body to absorb (for 5/25/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-calcium-difficult-body-absorb-52508-1

    May 16, 2008 I always have milk in the morning with my high-fiber cereal. But a friend told me that fiber prevents the body from absorbing calcium. If that's true, what should I do? That's not completely true, but it is something to be aware of. ...

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