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Ornish Update: Intense Program Has Immediate Results and a Few Surprise Barriers. By Hollis Bass, RD When Dean Ornish, MD, published results of the Life-style Heart Trial in the early 90’s, dietitians were impressed but skeptical. Impressed by results showing a reversal of heart disease in subjects who maintained...
 
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Is Less Fat Really Better? Dr. Ronald Krauss, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California, head of the nutrition committee for the American Heart Association, has stated that lowfat diets may be good for some but bad for others. He states that his data shows that one...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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What is homocysteine? Homocysteine (Hcy) is an amino acid produced in our bodies when we break down methionine (Met). Met is found in relatively large amounts in animal proteins (eggs, dairy and meats). Elevated levels of Hcy in the blood increase not only the risk of cardiovascular disease, but are a strong predictor of mortality ... Homocysteine Q&A
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A generation or so ago most people believed that ulcers and heart attacks were mainly due to stress. Antacids and the Sippy diet was the treatment of choice for ulcer patients. Research that started with a hunch by Australian researchers revolutionized ulcer treatment by showing conclusively that most ulcers had ... New Study Links Bacteria to Heart Attacks
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Most people agree with mama, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But who has time to eat breakfast? With today’s busy life-styles, we’re tempted to skimp on breakfast or find excuses to skip it altogether. What a big nutritional mistake. Here are just a few benefits...