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Eat more citrus fruits! The winter months can be bleak and dreary, but the lively colors and flavors of citrus fruits can brighten any day! The citrus season is a good time to remind ourselves that these edible beauties are nature’s bundles of healthful nutrients. Citrus fruits contain fiber,...
 
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Are you looking for an easy breakfast solution that tastes great, gets you and your family more whole grains, nutrients and fiber with fewer calories than a bagel and tastes great? Would you like it even better if this was a grab and go item? Then it is time...
 
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In reading the recent study published by the Lancet, which correlated increased death in people eating less salt, I came to one conclusion. Sicker people are more likely to die. People who are sicker, and more likely to die, eat less salt, less calories, less fat, less cholesterol, less vitamins, less - you get the ... Do Low Salt Diets Kill People?
 
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You are shopping in the snack aisle and those boxes of chocolate goodies, cookies, crackers and cereal bars are bursting with nutritional claims, “fat-free”, “reduced fat”, “99% fat free”, “low fat.” The question remains, “if they are fat free or low fat or even reduced fat, can you eat...
 
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Americans are getting fatter since the introduction of numerous reduced-fat and fat-free food products. While decreased smoking and increased sedentary behavior are factors in the “fattening” of America, the drop in percent of fat calories is not having the expected results. Americans are gaining excess weight because they are...