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Produce – fill your cart here Make this the most important section of the store. Nonstarchy vegetables are very low in calories. A low-calorie diet is based on fruits and vegetables. They are high in fiber and can be used as a tool to help you feel fuller on...
 
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MyPlate advises individuals to consume half of their grain servings each day as whole grains. This equates to about 3 ounces. Food manufacturers have taken note of this and many are reformulating their products and offering new ones as whole grain. A package of one such product caught my...
 
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Barley Is Allowed Claim The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that whole grain barley and barley-containing products are allowed to claim that they reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Consumers can expect to see whole barley and dry milled barley products such as flakes, grits, flour, meal, and barley meal bearing the ... Barley Allowed FDA Claim
 
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A diet that is low in fat and high in fiber is best for heart health. Most people have a limited budget for fat. Did you know that the type of fat you choose has a big impact on your cholesterol level and more? Healthy fats that are naturally...
 
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Jan Temple narrows down her supermarket tips to just a few per section: Produce — Talk about leafy vegetables — deep-green is best nutrition buy. Talk about bagged salads — deep-green and with added vegetables are nutrition stars. Salad dressings — Point out sodium content and share research that some fat is...