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The next time you order a coffee beverage anywhere, make sure you specify that it is fat-free. The top chart shows high-calorie choices while the bottom one has the lighter options. The words Mocha, Frappuccino, Creme and Whip seem to spell trouble! (Source: www.starbucks.com) ... You are unauthorized to...
 
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Follow our three steps to select the best foods for you and your family. Note how comparing labels for milk below can have a big impact on the amount of saturated fat you consume – especially if you multiply by the number of days in a year. The first...
 
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The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans call for adequate nutrients without consuming too many calories. For most people, this means you have to concentrate on eating more nutrient-dense foods and fewer calorie-dense foods. Our chart above illustrates the calorie difference between these two types of foods. How do I get adequate nutrients without too many ... Are You Getting Adequate Nutrients? A Lesson from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
 
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What is trans fat? Trans fat is made when manufacturers add hydrogen to vegetable oil – a process called hydrogenation. Why is trans fat bad? Trans fat raises LDL cholesterol, which increases your risk for coronary heart disease. It has also been shown to lower HDL, which helps remove...
 
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Good health comes from an accumulation of good decisions and actions over time. Now that you are starting a new year, resolve to make good decisions all year. Here is a calendar of good ideas for each month: January – KICKOFF – Think SUPERBOWL – and start incorporating more...