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  1. Chow Line: Make your salad as healthful as possible (for 5/17/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-make-your-salad-healthful-possible-51709-0

    May 8, 2009 My sister makes what she calls "junk food salad," with lots of toppings and dressing. Is that kind of salad healthful? Salads are great, but your instincts are correct: Just because something is called a "salad" and rests o ...

  2. Chow Line: Summertime Corn: How sweet it is (for 7/1/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-summertime-corn-how-sweet-it

    June 22, 2007 What makes corn on the cob so sweet? Ooh-- that's too easy. Sweet corn is sweet because of (drum roll, please)... sugar! Specific types of corn are grown just for the fresh sweet-corn market, and that, of course, makes a big difference ...

  3. Chow Line: Lots of reasons to eat healthy whole grains

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-lots-reasons-eat-healthy-whole-grains-0

    March 14, 2008 I know it's recommended that we eat more whole grains. Why are they so healthful? Scientists are still uncovering all of the merits of whole grains. Basically, the point is that whole-grain foods retain the bran and germ as well as the ...

  4. Chow Line: Latino food pyramid good guide to health (for 5/20/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-latino-food-pyramid-good-guide-health-52007

    May 11, 2007 I've heard about a new diet pyramid specifically for Latinos. Is it very different from the official diet pyramid? The new pyramid does look different from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's "MyPyramid" system, which was ...

  5. Chow Line: Lots of reasons not to eat a high-fat diet (for 8/30/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-lots-reasons-not-eat-high-fat-diet-83009-0

    August 21, 2009 I read about a study linking a high-fat diet to memory loss. How much fat is too much? You are probably talking about a University of Oxford study published in the online version of the FASEB Journal (the journal of the Federation of Ameri ...

  6. Chow Line: Labels can guide healthful choices (for 3/21/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-labels-can-guide-healthful-choices-32110-0

    March 12, 2010 Heart disease runs in my family. I know Nutrition Facts labels can help me make better food choices, but I'm not sure how. Can you help? Absolutely. Here are the basics: Look for foods that have less saturated fat, trans fat and choles ...

  7. Chow Line: Stack burgers to use meat thermometer (for 5/30/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-stack-burgers-use-meat-thermometer-53010-1

    May 21, 2010 We use our grill primarily to cook hamburgers and hot dogs, and I've always wondered, how am I supposed to use a meat thermometer on these foods? I'm especially concerned about the hamburgers-- we usually use thin frozen burgers on ...

  8. Chow Line: Some foods risky during pregnancy (for 12/16/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-some-foods-risky-during-pregnancy-121607-1

    December 7, 2007 Why are pregnant women at higher risk from foodborne illness than other people? Pregnant women are more susceptible only to certain kinds of food-borne illness, particularly listeriosis. While serious infections of the more-common Salmone ...

  9. Chow Line: Shellac on apples not a concern (for 5/123/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-shellac-apples-not-concern-512310-1

    May 14, 2010 I've heard that most apples have wax or shellac on them that's hard to wash off. I'm especially concerned about shellac-- is it safe to eat? Yes, you can rest assured that even something called "shellac" can be safe f ...

  10. Chow Line: Keep viruses at bay by washing hands (for 9/9/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-keep-viruses-bay-washing-hands-9907-0

    August 31, 2007 What are "noroviruses," and how can they be prevented? Noroviruses are very common viruses that can cause gastroenteritis, or the stomach flu. Even though the illness is called the "flu," these viruses are different fro ...

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