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Perhaps the least known legume in North America, fava beans have served as a culinary staple dating back to prehistorical times. The versatile fava bean, a member of the pea family, answers to other names such as broad, horse, English, or Windsor Bean. Harvested in the spring, fava beans...
 
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Most people think of exercise as a way to keep cholesterol under check and to assist with weight loss. While exercise without weight loss has little influence on total or LDL cholesterol, research indicates that aerobic exercise does seem to change the type of LDL that the body produces....
 
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Whether you just started a walking program, play soccer on the weekends, or run marathons, nutrition plays an important part in your exercise plan. Here are answers to some common questions about nutrition and exercise. Q: I know that it's important to stay hydrated while exercising, but how much is enough? A: Dehydration affects your ... Sports Nutrition for Everyone
 
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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:...
 
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Benefits of Being More Active Strengthens muscles that help you breathe You become a better fat burner; you actually make more of the enzymes that burn fat in your body You’ll have more energy Helps you regulate your appetite better Improves insulin sensitivity which helps you to burn calories...