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The final exam in nutrition consisted of a single question, “If you were stranded on a deserted island, with only one food, what should that food be and why?” The answer was the potato. Its vitamin C would prevent scurvy, the first deficiency disease likely to set in. It...
 
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Light. Fat-free. Reduced calorie. Lowers cholesterol. These are just a few of the many enticing terms that you’ll see on margarine products today. With so many varieties on the market, choosing the most healthful one can be somewhat of a challenge. You can easily overcome this challenge by following...
 
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Match the following lower fiber foods with higher fiber choices below. The higher fiber meals represent better choices than standard American fare and will give you ideas on how to add more fiber to your meals. Lower Fiber Choices (g fiber) 1. ____ applesauce (1.5) 2. ____ turkey on white bun (2) 3. ____ corn ... Fiber Match Up – Take the Quiz!
 
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September is National Eye Health Month and a great time to take a look at what keeps our eyes healthy. Over half of us will suffer vision loss as we age. The leading cause of adult blindness is age related macular degeneration (ARMD), where blood vessels in the back...
 
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The word “organic” may be used to sell shampoo, but the real organic experience is not for your hair. It is in the mouthwatering rainbow of organic produce, fresh herbs and organic convenience foods now found everywhere from roadside stands to farmer’s markets and from mail order catalogs to...