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    Chow Line: Is your turkey thawing yet?

    We are hosting Thanksgiving this year, and I’ve been worried about having enough space in the refrigerator to thaw the turkey. My husband suggested thawing it in our attached garage. Good idea or bad idea?
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    Chow Line: Dairy dilemmas fueled by headlines

    I’ve seen friends post information on social media saying dairy foods are bad for you. Is this hype or for real?
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    Chow Line: Prescription for healthy eating

    I seemed to get sick a lot last winter. Besides citrus fruits, is there anything I can eat to fight bugs before they get a foothold?  
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    Chow Line: How to store potatoes, onions

    My boyfriend stores potatoes and onions in the refrigerator. I keep them in the pantry. Who’s right?
  5. Chow Line: Use Halloween to coach moderation

    My 6-year-old daughter is excited about trick-or-treating this year, but I’m concerned about how to limit the candy she eats afterward. What’s the best way to handle Halloween?
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    Chow Line: Added scrutiny for added sugars

    I understand that people are advised to cut back on added sugars in the diet. But why? Is it just that they’re “empty calories” or are there other reasons?
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    Chow Line: Stomach pain after eating apples?

    Sometimes when I eat an apple, I get a stomachache afterward. Could it be from pesticide residues?
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    Chow Line: Carbohydrates: How low is low?

    I heard about a study recently that said low-carb diets worked better than low-fat diets. My question is, how “low” is low-carb?
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    Chow Line: Green beans aren’t quite beans

    This year we have an overabundance of green beans from our garden. If we eat them with rice, will they make a complete protein like other beans do? Green beans aren’t really “beans,” at least according to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. They’re great vegetables, though.
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    Chow Line: Kids still not eating enough produce

    How many fruits and vegetables should children eat every day?

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