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Whole Grains Linked to Reduced Prediabetes Risk 

New research indicates that eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults.

www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/20/us-whole-grains-prediabetes-idUSBRE8BJ1A220121220

Veggie and Cheese Snacks Help Kids to Eat Fewer Calories

According to a recent study, snacks that combine vegetables and cheese may help kids consume fewer calories, yet feel just as satisfied as when they eat a snack of potato chips instead.

www.medicaldaily.com/articles/13557/20121218/veggie-cheese-combo-snacks-make-kids-eat.htm

Family Meals Help Kids Eat More Fruit & Veggies 

Just one or two family meals a week may help kids eat more fruits and vegetables, according to new research findings.

www.myhealthnewsdaily.com/3382-family-meals-fruits-vegetables.html

Compiled by Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN

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