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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. They are jointly issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services and updated every 5 years. Among the proposed changes are a recommended daily folic acid...
 
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We asked James Kenney, PhD, RD, LD, FACN, about farm-raised salmon and toxins. Here is his reply, “We really don’t have any good data about the risk from the dioxin levels in farmed fish. It certainly makes sense to eat wild caught rather than farmed salmon just in case...
 
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Healthful holidays can be a tasteful reality with the integration of a few healthier solutions into traditional fares. Substitute lower-calorie, reduced-fat and lower-sodium products and leave your worries behind, along with those unwanted pounds. Sensational Starters: For a great low-calorie, high-fiber beginning prepared in minutes, serve a vegetable relish tray. Good suggestions: celery sti... You ... Food News: Healthful Holidays
 
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Celebrate October as Vegetarian Awareness Month by making more of your meals vegetarian. There are plenty of new products in the marketplace as well as some old favorites that can make meatless meal planning easy. Breakfast • Gardenburger® has just entered the breakfast sausage market. Per patty: 50 calories,...