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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 stroke rate is higher for middle aged women even though more are taking drugs for cholesterol and blood pressure. The reason seems to be an increase in waist measurements and BMI.
 
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Frozen carrots 5542 Pumpkin 4795 Raw carrots 4649 Baby carrots 4425 Boiled carrots 4109 Canned carrots 3470 Butternut squash 1130 Hubbard squash 820 Grape leaves, canned 629 Babyfood squash 308 Green beans frozen 292 Fiddle head fern greens 270 Collards raw 238 Baked beans 147 Tomatoes ripe 112 Collards... You are unauthorized to view this ... List of Alpha Carotene Foods
 
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More than 30 years ago Dr. Feingold found an association between the intake of some food coloring agents and other food additives and increased problems with attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).1 For the next several years Dr. Feingold’s hypothesis that certain artificial food additives promoted subtle changes in the...
 
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Elderly people from Okinawa, Japan have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from many chronic diseases and enjoy the world's longest life expectancy AND the world's longest health expectancy. After examining over six hundred Okinawan centenarians and numerous "youngsters" in their seventies, eighties, and nineties, researchers saw...