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January: Home vomit treatment; interesting charities; easy, healthy cooking
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Easy Tweaks for Healthy Cooking

Trying to eat more healthfully this year? We've got simple tips from registered dietitians to help transform your family favorites. For example, here are three ideas for potatoes:

  • Use plain yogurt instead of sour cream.
  • Replace butter with oil and, for an extra kick, balsamic vinaigrette.
  • In mashed potatoes, use buttermilk instead of cream.

Easy, huh? Here's more:

Healthy cooking substitutions
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Home Treatment for Vomiting, Diarrhea and More

With stress, hurry and just plain feeling bad, it's easy to leave the doctor's office only to realize you've forgetten important instructions. To help you out, here are eight tips on how to treat everything from stitches to vomiting. Print 'em out. You might need them one day!

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The Science Behind a Classic

Resolution diets are in full swing, so here's a look at one weight-loss method that's stuck around for years: the food combination theory.

With rules like eat fruit on an empty stomach, registered dietitian Jill Weisenberger just isn't buying into the science. Do you agree?

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Lesser-Known Charities

Sometimes it seems that the same charities keep getting all the media attention. Wondering about other options for this year? Here are a few we've profiled.

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