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Did you know that regularly eating nuts significantly reduces the incidence of heart disease? Eating one ounce of nuts five or more times per week can reduce your risk of heart disease by 25-39%. Why are nuts so beneficial? Although nuts are high in fat, the fat is mostly...
 
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Instead of -- Portion -- Saturated fat (g) --  -- Use: -- Saturated fat (g) Dairy Butter* -- 1 Tbsp -- 7.5 --  -- Vegetable oil, broth  -- 0.0 Cream -- 2 Tbsp -- 7.0 --  -- Evaporated skim milk, fat-free half & half -- 0.0 Cream cheese -- 2 Tbsp -- 6.5 --  -- Light cream cheese -- 3.5 Eggnog -- 1/2 cup -- 5.5 -- Fat-free eggnog -- 0.0 Half and half -- 2 Tbsp -- 2.0 --  -- Fat-free half ... You are unauthorized to view this page. Login if you are a paid...
 
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How do I find whole-grain foods? Look for a whole-grain claim on packages, which states, “Diets rich in whole-grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.” This whole-grain health claim can be included on a food package if ... Yummy Ways to More Whole Grains
 
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Oranges rich in vitamin C offer another important yet lesser-known nutritional bonus: citrus limonoids. In USDA?laboratory tests with animals and with human cells, citrus limonoids have been shown to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. More research is needed, but fresh oranges offer...
 
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The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans document provides a chart that shows that most of the added sugar in our diets comes from soda and juice drinks. You might want to point this out in your classes or newsletters – we got that idea from an e-mail chain letter...