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Garlic may help fight heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol and acting as a blood thinner. Recently, researchers analyzed 17 population studies and found lower rates of stomach and colorectal cancer in people who eat more garlic. One clove a day was enough to help. Researchers think garlic’s beneficial...
 
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Although your body needs no more than 500 mg of sodium daily, most Americans get 8-10 times that amount. Most of it comes from salt added to processed food (cereals, crackers and bread are the greatest source in the American diet)and meals eaten away from home. Should you worry?...
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Quick and Easy Salad Ideas: Baked Potato Salad - The next time you are baking potatoes for dinner, bake a few extra and refrigerate them. Cut them into squares and toss with a large green salad. Chili Bean Salad - The next time you make chili, save a little to top your salad the next ... Quick and Easy Salad Ideas
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Help for High Blood Pressure Most Americans will develop essential hypertension in their lifetime and more than half of adult Americans have a blood pressure that is higher than normal. One in four Americans already has hypertension which puts them at increased risk for stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure. May is National High Blood ... Help for High Blood Pressure
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National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to test your knowledge of food and nutrition. Use the clues to unscramble these words. 1.Vitamins that help protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals. __________________________ NANIOIDATSTX 2. Found in tomatoes, this antioxidant may help prevent certain cancers. __________________________ OCPEYNEL...