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The 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults released in November 2013 strongly states that lifestyle is the foundation for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk reduction. Adhering to a heart healthy diet, getting regular exercise, avoiding tobacco products, and maintaining...
 
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Nutrition science can be confusing for people with little or no training in nutrition science particularly those who also have little understanding of human physiology. One reason for such confusion can be often found in the often distorted messages from would be nutrition ?experts? who are in reality more...
 
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Well, it's official. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the definition of the term "gluten-free" and is regulating its use on food labels. No longer can manufacturers simply slap that label on their foods without following proper guidelines first. The Guidelines: According to the FDA, "the term 'gluten-free' now refers to foods that ... “Gluten-Free” Standardized on Food Labels
 
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Here’s the second installment of my guide to the top 10 apps for health! With all of the great resources available today, it can be much easier to make informed and balanced choices. Guide to Vegan and Vegetarian Food Ingredients: If you are a vegetarian or thinking about eating...
 
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With over 130 educational opportunities at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), it wasn’t hard to learn new and exciting things from the speaker sessions or while walking through the expo exhibits. Is “Eating Less” the Best Message? When Bigger Portions Can Be Better...