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In the early 1970s, meals made up 82% of adult calorie intake and snacks contributed 18%. Fast-forward to today, and meals make up 77% of calories while snacks contribute 23%.
 


If you need one more reason to eat less meat and more beans, look no further.  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition looked at data from the PREDIMED study, research of over 3,000 subjects with elevated risk for heart disease, but without type 2 diabetes. The study found that after 4 years, participants with the highest intake of legumes had a 35% reduction in risk for diabetes. 
 
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Did you know that the risk of several chronic, degenerative diseases may be reduced by adopting a Mediterranean diet?
 
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A new FDA ruling states the FDA will “acknowledge” and “exercise enforcement discretion” (meaning, not oppose) a qualified health claim associating the early introduction of peanuts into diets of young children with egg allergies or severe eczema as a way to reduce their risk for peanut allergy.  The claim,...
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 
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It is no secret that there is a growing epidemic of opioid drugs related deaths in the USA. The most common type of chronic pain leading to the use of prescription pain medications is arthritis with osteoarthritis (OA) being by far the most common for that develops in a large percentage of older Americans. Obesity ... Nutritional Therapy to Reduce Arthritis Pain