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What if the New Year brought something that promises to help you lose weight, prevent cancer, keep your heart healthy and your bowels running smoothly? You’d probably be eager to buy the book or pop the pill. But you won’t find a best-seller on the subject. It’s not as...
 
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Eat more citrus fruits! The winter months can be bleak and dreary, but the lively colors and flavors of citrus fruits can brighten any day! The citrus season is a good time to remind ourselves that these edible beauties are nature’s bundles of healthful nutrients. Citrus fruits contain fiber,...
 
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Does an apple-a-day really keep the doctor away? As more is learned about nutrition, it seems there may be a lot of truth in this old saying. An apple is a good source of fiber, and provides a valuable source of vitamin C, several B vitamins, as well as potassium, iron, magnesium and phosphorous. Here ... Appealing Apples
 
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Vivian Brake, MS, RD, Eat Well and Keep Moving Project,  says that students in the cafeteria seem to eat fruits much better when they are cut up. For instance, orange wedges were more popular than whole oranges. Maryjane Knight, MS, RD, is always adding fruits and vegetables to something....