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At the American Dietetic Association’s annual Nutrition News Forecast meeting, Lipton Tea presented new findings by a research team from Michigan State University claiming that tea supplies more than half of the flavonoid antioxidants in the American diet. We have highlighted studies in past issues of CFFH that show...
 
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Did your mother ever say, “your eyes are bigger than your stomach!”? If so, she was probably right. Researchers at the Universisty of Illinois fed 54 adults soup. Half of these adults had “bottomless bowls” meaning their bowls filled at an imperceptible rate while they were eating. The end...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Oranges rich in vitamin C offer another important yet lesser-known nutritional bonus: citrus limonoids. In USDA?laboratory tests with animals and with human cells, citrus limonoids have been shown to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. More research is needed, but fresh oranges offer so many nutritional benefits that this ... Food News: Orange Benefits
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The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans document provides a chart that shows that most of the added sugar in our diets comes from soda and juice drinks. You might want to point this out in your classes or newsletters – we got that idea from an e-mail chain letter we received. It is fun to ... Food News: Beverage Costs
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A new study by Jean Welsh of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the February issue of Pediatrics, found that for 3- and 4-year-olds already on the heavy side, drinking something sweet once or twice a day doubled their risk of becoming seriously overweight a year...