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Vegetables: _____ avocado _____ bell peppers _____ broccoli _____ cabbage _____ carrots _____ cauliflower _____ celery _____ corn _____ cucumbers _____ eggplant _____ garlic _____ herbs _____ kale, collards _____ lettuce, dark green _____ mushrooms _____ onions _____ potatoes _____ spinach _____ squash _____ sweet potatoes _____ tofu _____...
 
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Ice cream is everyone’s favorite summer treat for snacks or desserts, but you need to read labels and choose carefully to avoid busting your fat and calorie budget. Lower the Calories Here are a few tips to help you enjoy your favorite treat without the guilt: Ice cream can...
 
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What is delicious, nutritious, convenient, inexpensive, and comes in two colors? Split peas! Split peas are dried yellow or green field peas that have been split along a natural seam to allow for quicker cooking. They are ready when you are – once purchased, they can be kept on the shelf almost indefinitely. Although people ... Split Peas for Your Heart
 
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Contrary to the bad rap they get from some fad diets, there is much to love about potatoes. Since 1970, use of processed potatoes has surpassed fresh use in the United States. Spurred by the innovation of frozen-french-fry processing techniques in the 1950s and the increasing popularity of fast...
 
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These meals can be a heart-healthy choice if you follow these tips: • Choose a meal that is low in saturated fat, preferably less than 1 g of saturated fat per serving. • Read the package directions so you can choose a meal that contains the sauce in a...