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Q. Does the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter accept any type of monetary or...

Q. Does the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter accept any type of monetary or in-kind consideration from food or agricultural companies?

Q. Are hot dogs a healthy choice if I top them with chopped lettuce,...

Q. Are hot dogs a healthy choice if I top them with chopped lettuce, tomato, onions etc.?

Q. Does turkey really make you tired?

Q. Does turkey really make you tired?
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Q. How should hamburgers be cooked for health?

Q. How should hamburgers be cooked for health?

Q. Why have I been told not to eat soft cheeses during pregnancy?

Q. Why have I been told not to eat soft cheeses during pregnancy?

Q. Does decaf coffee really have no caffeine?

Q. Does decaf coffee really have no caffeine?

Q. I was recently diagnosed with gout. Which foods should I avoid?

Q. I was recently diagnosed with gout. Which foods should I avoid?

Q. What are the health benefits of Manuka honey?

Image © shutter_m | Getty Images A. Colleen Driscoll, a dietetic intern at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center, answers: “Honey is being actively studied as an antioxidant, as well as for other potential health benefits, although the jury is still out. Native to New Zealand, Manuka honey is advertised as having unique antibacterial properties. It […]

Q. I like to spoil my granddaughter with treats when she is with me....

Q. I like to spoil my granddaughter with treats when she is with me. Am I doing any harm?

Q. Should I wash my poultry before preparing it?

Q. Should I wash my poultry before preparing it?