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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...
 
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High in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and low in sodium and fat, beans can be magically transformed from a handful of pebbles to a pot full of yum that is low in cost and high in flavor. Beans can be boiled, steamed, slow-cooked and even barbecued, but baking seems to rate very high among ... Baked Bean Month
 
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Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Like most people, you probably already know they are important sources of essential vitamins and minerals and that they are high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating them helps lower the risk of certain diseases...
 
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Breakfast: To Eat or Not To Eat? People trying to lose weight often skip breakfast to cut calories or because they think a morning meal makes them hungry later. "Some people complain that if they eat breakfast, they get hungry during the day," says Rachel Trevethan, MS, RD, LD,...