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You were probably told to “starve a fever and feed a cold.” Actually, everyone needs to eat, fever or not. During a short illness, allow the person’s appetite to be the guide. Fever Increased body temperature helps kill invading microbes, but that high temp can lead to fluid loss...
 
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Here are some great ways to include more fruit and vegetables in your diet. These are designed for people on the go. • Fresh or dried fruit for between meal snacks. • Drink 100% juices between meals. Try to lessen or eliminate your intake of soda. • Make up...
 
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    With summer produce at it’s peak, now is the perfect time to make all those eating changes that you’ve been promising yourself you would make. Fruits and vegetables are brimming with lots of fiber, nutrients and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Here is a handy chart for enjoying them.  By:  Beth Fontenot, MS, RD. ... You ... Take Advantage of Summer Produce
 
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1. Once known as the love apple, I am a great source of lycopene. Because of my lycopene I can help prevent prostate cancer and help lower risk of stomach and lung cancer too. Botanically I am a fruit, but legally I am a vegetable. Name that Vegetable: ___________...
 
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Week 1: Build a Better Breakfast-Add Fiber! Day 1: Starting today, drink eight cups of water daily. You need to drink plenty of fluids when you add fiber to your diet. Begin your morning with a cup of refreshing ice water or hot herb tea when you wake up....