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Back in 1996, two very well publicized epidemiological studies from well-respected Harvard researchers found a significant correlation between vitamin E intake and a more favorable cardiovascular risk profile.1, 2 This is similar to the favorable reports with higher beta-carotene levels being associated with a decreased risk of some forms...
 
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National Nutrition Month® "Food & Fitness: Health for a Lifetime" is the theme for the first National Nutrition Month® (NNM) of the new millennium.  ADA says this should serve as a call to action that challenges Americans to take responsibility for their food, nutrition, and physical activity habits. Here...
 
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s spring arrives, so do the cruciferous vegetables, named for the shape of their flowers, which grow in the shape of a cross.  Cruciferous vegetables are a large family, including the popular broccoli and cauliflower and the less used brussel sprouts, cabbages, kale and other greens, turnips, radishes, rutabaga, watercress and kohlrabi. Nutrient Benefits Cruciferous ... It’s Time for Crucifers
 
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Yet another study by Stanford University researchers has just been published which tries to show that a diet higher in carbohydrate and lower in unsaturated fat increases the risk of atherosclerosis.1 This study fed 8 healthy subjects a high-carbohydrate diet for two weeks then switched and fed them a...
 
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Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine …”  Perhaps he was thinking about all the plant foods that have disease fighting and health promoting capabilities. Do you know what some of the more popular ones are and the words associated with them?  See if you can match up...