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Do you want your family to eat more nutritious foods but meet resistance when you fix something different? Maybe it's time to get a little sneaky. It's not so much that you have to fool your family into eating healthfully, but habits are hard to break. If you've been...
 
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Recently, the final report from the Pathobiological Determinants in Youth Study, a massive study which investigated almost 3,000 American youth who had died of external causes like accidents, found that all 15- to 19-year-olds had signs of heart disease in their aorta, the great arterial trunk that carries blood...
 
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Most of us look forward to dessert – sweet, creamy, delicious, comforting dessert! Unfortunately, desserts are usually high in calories and low in nutrients. The trick is to save the rich desserts for truly special occasions and to make other desserts a nutritious part of your diet. Fabulous fruit Fresh fruit in season is a ... Make Dessert Count
 
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Have you read about the benefits of whole grains? A whole grain product contains the germ, bran and endosperm – or all the original parts as it comes off the farmer’s field. A whole grain food is a much better choice than one made with the white processed flour...
 
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Cut fruits and vegetables at the start of the week. Getting in your 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables is easier when these items are ready to go. • Make lunch for tomorrow while you are making dinner tonight. This will help you maximize the time you spend in the...