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Alice Henneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, has six adventures that you find right at the end of your fork. Use the MyPlate as your personal road map and set off on a series of fabulous food adventures. Resolve to have at...
 
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Making Meatless Healthy A healthy diet depends more upon what you DO eat than on what you DON’T eat. A variety of whole grains, vegetables and fruits hould be the base of your diet. So you’ve decided to re­duce the meat in your diet. You’re not alone. A 1997...
 
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In the 1960’s, Dr. Ernst Wynder proposed that high fat diets were a major cause of colon cancer. Today, things do not seem quite so simple. Clearly there is something about a typical Western diet that promotes co­lon cancer, the number one cancer killer in nonsmokers. In general, epidemiological studies suggest that diets higher in ... Learn From the Exception: Colon Cancer
 
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A recent study in the JADA examined the association between foods and oxidative DNA damage . If confirmed by larger studies, these results would suggest that specific dietary changes to reduce oxidative DNA damage could possibly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Specifically, this...
 
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Low fat? High fiber? Increased variety? Each is an important nutrition message. If you had to choose just one, what would it be? Here are answers from our professional readers. Plant Based Diet One theme does include all of these. The 5 A Day Campaign, The Dietary Guidelines for...