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In September 1998, the American Heart Association released a report which claims very low fat diets (<15%) may pose serious health risks for some people, and that such diets are not recommended for the general population. The report claims that clinical trials haven’t shown such diets are advantageous and...
 
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13 Tips For Smooth Cooking Demos #1 First of all, if you are using a lavaliere microphone, INSIST on fresh batteries. There is nothing worse than losing power and having to wait on replacements during your demo. This happened to me on the second day after 6 hours of...
 
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Pinching Sodium Jacqueline Marcus, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Nutrition Consultant in Northfield, Illinois, compares common products. Americans consume, on the average, about 5000 milligrams of sodium each day, twice what is recommended. Processed foods and restaurant meals are major sources. Attaining a low sodium diet is easiest by cutting back on sodium slowly, emphasizing fresh ... Shopping for Lower Sodium
 
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Kathryn Kolasa, PhD, RD, LDN, Professor, Family Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina comments on the DASH diet. Kathryn serves as Society for Nutrition Education representative on the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee.Media reports these days are filled with advice about adding or restricting a...
 
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Bake-Off A Great Hit Barb Wyatt, RD, Community Nutritionist, Maricopa County Department of Public Health Services, Tempe, Arizona did a brownie bakeoff for a class on lowfat baking and was surprised at the enthusiasm and feedback she got from class participants. Barb used a brownie mix with the full...