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Oregon State University

Cutting Veggies

Caption: Cutting your own vegetables as opposed to buying pre-cut veggies at the store is just one everyday activity you can do as part of a healthy lifestyle, according to a new study by Oregon State University researcher Brad Cardinal. Washing and cutting your own vegetables burns 20 more calories than buying pre-cut.

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