Can Food Labels Improve How We Eat?

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Few people besides federal employees can really appreciate the impact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has on our daily lives. This public health agency plays a major role in regulating the packaged foods and medicines we consume. That’s a tall order requiring time, personnel and research, which is why—after …keep reading

Sweet Success: Clever Recipes From Leftover Easter Candy

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When you wait all year for marshmallows decorated like chicks, bunny-shaped chocolates and eggs with crunchy candy shells or creamy centers, it’s easy to go overboard with Easter candy. But you’re not alone: more than three-quarters of American parents buy or create an Easter basket for their children, according a …keep reading

Easter Egg Fun Using Natural Ingredients

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For families—and chocolate lovers—there’s nothing more joyful than an Easter celebration of egg-hunting and sweets-eating. Extend the holiday and help your kids indulge their artistic side by decorating your own Easter eggs for an activity the whole family can enjoy. Here’s how:

Choose your eggs

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5-Star Foodie Road Trips You Should Plan Now

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America’s culinary landscape is delicious in its diversity. On one coast, you’ll find tacos that taste like they’re straight from a roadside stand in Mexico, and on the other, a lip-smacking variety of treats made with fresh-caught lobster. Seeking out regional cuisine is one of the most popular ways to …keep reading