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The best nutrition advice is based on science and fact.  Before making changes to your diet make sure that you know the facts and that the practices are based on good science and not myths and misinformation. Here are five popular nutrition myths along with the facts you need...
 
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The best nutrition is based on science and fact. This fact sheet lists some nutrition myth-information for hot topics. Coconut Oil Many folks are switching from their unsaturated or monounsaturated fats to the saturated coconut oil touted as promoting heart health, improving blood lipid levels and stimulating metabolism and...
 
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Just in case you needed one more reason to adopt a more healthful diet based on fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains, you have it. AGEs (short for advanced glycation end products) are derived mostly from animal products and fatty foods subjected to high temperatures. These potentially harmful chemicals may increase the risk and/or speed ... Don?t Add AGEs?to Your Food!
 
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The definition of nutrition is, “The process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues.” This sounds simple, but in reality, especially in the U.S., nutrition is a very complicated subject. It...
 
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Nutrition experts from the Food and Nutrition Science Alliance (FANSA) have stated "poor diet and lack of exercise are related to just as many cancer cases as smoking". Since nutritionists agree that eating right, exercise and weight control can reduce cancer risk by 30-40 percent, take control using the...