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Eighty percent of Americans eat less than one whole grain product per day. Yet, the term ?whole grains? comes up often in nutrition recommendations and guidelines. Understanding the parts of a grain and their nutritional benefits will motivate you to incorporate more whole grains in your diet. A whole...
 
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As a dietitian trained as a professional chef who loves to cook, I specialize in making creative, intense-flavored dishes that are low in fat and sodium. The secret lies in balancing the tastes from the ingredients in the dish. When a dish tastes good, it is because there is...
 

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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Feeling full after a meal results in a complex signal to stop eating, called satiety. The satiating power of a food refers to the ability of that food to reduce feelings of hunger. The satiating power of a variety of common foods fed in 240 calorie portions was measured in human volunteers.? This study, which? ... Control Your Weight Without Hunger
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Avoid Syndrome X We examined the bogus claims made in Sugar Busters and Enter the Zone in a previous article. These books say that high-carbohydrate (CHO) diets, particularly those with a high glycemic index (GI), promote a host of metabolic problems. Some researchers call these problems Syndrome X. Now we will take a closer look ... Syndrome X
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Gifts for the Heart Remember your friends and sweetheart on Valentine?s day with a gift for their heart. You will celebrate both Valentine?s Day and February as American Heart Month. The benefits received from giving something fitness or health related can be ongoing and plentiful. Small gifts are really...