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Q. When buying a salad dressing, pasta sauce, or any other product, is it...

A. Hannah Cai, a dietetic intern at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center, answers. “It is important to limit sodium and added sugar intake for health. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends limiting daily sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (mg) and added sugar intake to less than 10 percent of total calories (approximately 50 grams of […]

Q. Can you tell me what biotin is and how much people need?

Q. Can you tell me what biotin is and how much people need?

Q. What is chlorella, and can it really do any of the things its...

Q. What is chlorella, and can it really do any of the things its advertised to do?

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?