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The issue is no longer “which is better butter or margarine?”; it is “which spread is the least unhealthy and how much do you use?”. When you stand at the margarine counter, the number of choices are downright daunting. Consumers can now choose to purchase margarine by a stick,...
 
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Alice Henneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, has six adventures that you find right at the end of your fork. Use the MyPlate as your personal road map and set off on a series of fabulous food adventures. Resolve to have at...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Making Meatless Healthy A healthy diet depends more upon what you DO eat than on what you DON’T eat. A variety of whole grains, vegetables and fruits hould be the base of your diet. So you’ve decided to re­duce the meat in your diet. You’re not alone. A 1997 survey by the Vegetarian Resource Group ... Making Meatless Healthy
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In the 1960’s, Dr. Ernst Wynder proposed that high fat diets were a major cause of colon cancer. Today, things do not seem quite so simple. Clearly there is something about a typical Western diet that promotes co­lon cancer, the number one cancer killer in nonsmokers. In general, epidemiological studies suggest that diets higher in ... Learn From the Exception: Colon Cancer
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A recent study in the JADA examined the association between foods and oxidative DNA damage . If confirmed by larger studies, these results would suggest that specific dietary changes to reduce oxidative DNA damage could possibly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Specifically, this...