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Take a look at the breakfasts and dinners below. Note how the second selection, which contains more natural, whole foods, weighs a lot more for the same amount of calories and contains more fiber. You get to eat more! Breakfast Bagel Breakfast: Food: Fiber g: Calories: 1 bagel (4...
 
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Vitamin K has long been known to play an important role in the production of molecules involved in normal blood clotting. More recently, evidence has shown that Vitamin K is involved in the production of osteocalcin, a protein needed for proper bone formation. Osteocalcin has been shown to: •...
 
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The US rates 23rd out of 30 developed countries on most measures of health status. More money spent on healthcare does not equal better health. Americans could become the longest lived population if they ate better and exercised more.
 
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The National Cholesterol Education Program has suggested people with insulin resistance (IR) and the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS ) avoid diets high in carbohydrates (CHO). This recommendation is based on many studies showing high-CHO diets tend to raise serum triglyceride levels, increase the proportion of small dense LDL particles, and...
 
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Do you know how many Americans are currently walking around with undiagnosed diabetes? A staggering 5.4 million!! American Diabetes Alert is an annual public-awareness campaign held the fourth Tuesday in March. This alert is a one-day call to action to encourage the public to take a simple one-page test...