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Down 1. This vegetable is usually served mashed. To keep yours low in fat, use skim milk and use low-cal margarine in place of butter. 2. These red berries may help prevent heart disease and cancer. They are also known for helping your urinary tract stay healthy. 3. This...
 
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Caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients have a difficult job. Mealtime can be especially frustrating, but there are ways to decrease the frustrations and increase the food intake of the person with Alzheimer’s disease. 1. Establish a routine. Serve meals in the same place and at approximately the same time every...
 
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Besides being great for Halloween fun, pumpkins make wonderful eating. Just one-half cup of canned pumpkin provides 4 grams of fiber, no fat or cholesterol, and only 50 calories. Pumpkin also has more beta-carotene per serving than any other commonly eaten food. Your body converts beta-carotene to vitamin A, and it may protect against heart ... Pumpkin: Beyond Halloween
 
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Did you know... • What makes popcorn pop? The small amount of water that’s naturally inside each kernel of corn expands when heated. This makes the kernel explode, giving the pop to corn. • Just how much popcorn do we munch? According to the Popcorn Board, the average American...
 
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Recently, the final report from the Pathobiological Determinants in Youth Study, a massive study which investigated almost 3,000 American youth who had died of external causes like accidents, found that all 15- to 19-year-olds had signs of heart disease in their aorta, the great arterial trunk that carries blood...