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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?

  A. Colleen Driscoll, a dietetic intern at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center, answers: "Honey is being actively studied as an antioxidant, as well as...

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?

Q. What are some substitutes for dairy (including milk powder) in recipes?

Q. What are some substitutes for dairy (including milk powder) in recipes?