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Feeling full after a meal results in a complex signal to stop eating, called satiety. The satiating power of a food refers to the ability of that food to reduce feelings of hunger. The satiating power of a variety of common foods fed in 240 calorie portions was measured...
 
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Avoid Syndrome X We examined the bogus claims made in Sugar Busters and Enter the Zone in a previous article. These books say that high-carbohydrate (CHO) diets, particularly those with a high glycemic index (GI), promote a host of metabolic problems. Some researchers call these problems Syndrome X. Now...
 
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Gifts for the Heart Remember your friends and sweetheart on Valentine?s day with a gift for their heart. You will celebrate both Valentine?s Day and February as American Heart Month. The benefits received from giving something fitness or health related can be ongoing and plentiful. Small gifts are really big gifts when they are homemade. ... Valentine Gifts
 
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Fun Phytochemical Presentation Ideas Educational activities to familiarize clients with foods that contain both lignans and lignins can be fun, AND delicious. They can put a new twist on the ?eat more fiber and consume less fat? message. Evidence that phytoestrogens, found in a variety of plants, may provide...
 
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Learn to Love Lentils Lentils are among Mother Nature?s most nutritious plant foods.? They are packed with nutrients, low in calories and fat, easy on the budget, and quick to prepare.? A half-cup serving provides ample amounts of protein and other important nutrients and costs only pennies a serving.?...