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With the mayor of New York City and a growing chorus from public health authorities all linking the consumption of soft drinks to obesity and related ills, the sale of sugar-sweetened sodas has been tapering off over the last several years. However, the sale of other sugar-sweetened drinks, including...
 
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If your patients and clients are anything like mine, they drink too much sweetened or high calorie beverages. No doubt you’ve spent many hours discussing the virtues of calorie-free water. And no doubt, you hear complaints that water tastes bad or is just plain boring. I usually recommend an inexpensive water...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Tea drinking is now a fairly well established as a negative risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). People who drink more tea are at lower risk of developing CVD. In animals the consumption of tea and phytochemicals extracted from tea are associated with a reduced risk of cancer. However, in people the association between tea ... Tea: Not So Hot for Cancer Prevention
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According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that all people who suffered a major ... Diet and Osteoporosis
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If there is an association between coffee drinking and osteoporosis, most people suspect it would be due to the caffeine. One study showed a lower bone mineral density in women who consumed more than 450 mg of caffeine daily. While the evidence suggests that women who consume 5-6 cups...