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Yet another study by Stanford University researchers has just been published which tries to show that a diet higher in carbohydrate and lower in unsaturated fat increases the risk of atherosclerosis.1 This study fed 8 healthy subjects a high-carbohydrate diet for two weeks then switched and fed them a...
 
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Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine …”  Perhaps he was thinking about all the plant foods that have disease fighting and health promoting capabilities. Do you know what some of the more popular ones are and the words associated with them?  See if you can match up...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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une is National Dairy Month and a great time to become familiary with all the choices in your grocer’s milk case. It used to be that your biggest choice was between whole milk or skim. Now there is Skim Plus®, soymilk and Lactose Reduced added to the picture. Most people consider milk a staple and ... Milk: Many Choices
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EXPERTS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Hooray for summertime’s beautiful array of phytochemical-rich fruits and vegetables. Phytochemicals are plant foods that may promote health. With this in mind, we asked several “phyto-experts” for their top picks in terms of phytochemical power. 1. Berries All our experts agree that berries pack a strong phytochemical punch. ... Top Ten Picks Fruits and Vegetables
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Summer vacation is almost here and it’s time to get out of the kitchen and on the road.  Whether you are flying, driving, or hiking, you can still eat healthy by planning ahead and using these lists to make low fat and phytochemical rich food sources. Favorites for Long...