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  Here are 10 easy ways to lower calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium from baking recipes: Use applesauce in place of half or more of the fat in baked goods like muffins and quick breads. Use tub margarine in place of butter or stick margarine. Eliminate salt. Substitute...
 
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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%.
 
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Both summer and winter squash are available year-round, but in the depths of winter, it feels good to turn on the oven and roast some squash or make it into a delicious, smooth-textured soup...
 


There is little doubt that what we eat (or don’t eat) and drink can play a significant role promoting or inhibiting gallstone formation. There are various types of gallstones, with some composed largely of the calcium salts of bile pigments and some triggered by parasitic infections. In the USA...
 

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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.