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Build a Healthy Lifestyle" is the theme for this year's National Nutrition Month. Building a healthy lifestyle really means putting a lot of small “blocks” together to create one strong “structure” for good health. Your blocks are based on adopting a healthy diet, exercising and avoiding habits like smoking...
 
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Kick off a meal with a bowl of soup and score a touchdown of your own this winter! Have a real soup-er bowl when you serve this delicious soup. Just add a salad and it becomes a great meal after the big game. Easy Black Bean Soup 1 large...
 
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Predictions for 2001 In 2000 we saw a rapid decline of new fat-free/lowfat foods as manufacturers realized that consumer taste is important. This past year did see an increase of "functional foods" such as calcium-fortified products, margarines with plant sterols, etc. Tropicana has introduced many new flavors of calcium-fortified juice, the cereal aisle is full ... Food News: 2001 Predictions
 
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Over 3 million cases of food-borne illness are reported every year in the United States; some cause minor flu-like symptoms and some can be fatal. All food-borne illnesses pose a health threat to consumers and financial threats to the institutions to which they are linked. This is bad news,...
 
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Nearly 70% of Americans are not getting enough calcium in their diet. Calcium is needed for bones but may be protective against cancer of the colon, PMS, high blood pressure and perhaps breast cancer, but more research is needed. The benefit of getting calcium from food is that food...