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Q. I have high cholesterol and my doctor told me to eat more beans....

Q. I have high cholesterol and my doctor told me to eat more beans. Why?

Q. Which is safer, saccharin or stevia?

Q. Which is safer, saccharin or stevia?

Q. Are prunes high in vitamin K? I am on blood thinners and was...

Q. Are prunes high in vitamin K? I am on blood thinners and was told I need to limit vitamin K intake.

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?