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Recently, the final report from the Pathobiological Determinants in Youth Study, a massive study which investigated almost 3,000 American youth who had died of external causes like accidents, found that all 15- to 19-year-olds had signs of heart disease in their aorta, the great arterial trunk that carries blood...
 
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Most of us look forward to dessert – sweet, creamy, delicious, comforting dessert! Unfortunately, desserts are usually high in calories and low in nutrients. The trick is to save the rich desserts for truly special occasions and to make other desserts a nutritious part of your diet. Fabulous fruit...
 
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Have you read about the benefits of whole grains? A whole grain product contains the germ, bran and endosperm – or all the original parts as it comes off the farmer’s field. A whole grain food is a much better choice than one made with the white processed flour used to make most baked goods. ... Whole Grain Pasta They’ll Eat
 
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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...
 
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Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Like most people, you probably already know they are important sources of essential vitamins and minerals and that they are high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating them helps lower the risk of certain diseases...