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The little kid in all of us still loves peanut butter. And now there’s great news – a growing body of research is showing just how good peanuts are for adults, too. Peanuts pack a lot of nutrition into a tiny package. They are a good source of inexpensive...
 
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Besides being great for Halloween fun, pumpkins make wonderful eating. Just one-half cup of canned pumpkin provides 4 grams of fiber, no fat or cholesterol, and only 50 calories. Pumpkin also has more beta-carotene per serving than any other commonly eaten food. Your body converts beta-carotene to vitamin A,...
 

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Did you know... • What makes popcorn pop? The small amount of water that’s naturally inside each kernel of corn expands when heated. This makes the kernel explode, giving the pop to corn. • Just how much popcorn do we munch? According to the Popcorn Board, the average American eats about 68 quarts of popcorn ... Poppin’ Popcorn
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Cut fruits and vegetables at the start of the week. Getting in your 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables is easier when these items are ready to go. • Make lunch for tomorrow while you are making dinner tonight. This will help you maximize the time you spend in the kitchen. A roasted chicken or turkey ... Make Lunchtime Easy and Healthy
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As we age, many of us develop problems with our vision. Almost half the people over age 75 have cataracts, which cloud the lens of the eye and blur vision. Cataracts are the leading cause of impaired vision in the elderly. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which a ‘blind...