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EXPERTS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Hooray for summertime’s beautiful array of phytochemical-rich fruits and vegetables. Phytochemicals are plant foods that may promote health. With this in mind, we asked several “phyto-experts” for their top picks in terms of phytochemical power. 1. Berries All our experts agree that...
 
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Summer vacation is almost here and it’s time to get out of the kitchen and on the road.  Whether you are flying, driving, or hiking, you can still eat healthy by planning ahead and using these lists to make low fat and phytochemical rich food sources. Favorites for Long...
 
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The newest and most promising nutritional approach to treating people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is based on lowering the glycemic index (GI) of the diet. While using the GI has not been embraced yet by the American Diabetes Association, it has been embraced by the International Diabetes Institute, the European Association for the Study ... Useful Book on Glycemic Index
 
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Most of us are aware of the continuing rise in the incidence of obesity in our society. On January 12, 2000, Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center began a program to fight this epidemic.  Their goal was to create healthy employees for the new millennium by giving pro-health information and...
 
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Summer’s here and picnics are a great way to entertain family and friends. See the recipes on page 76 for some tasty dishes. Here are some ideas for items to pack to keep your picnics fun and healthy. Don’t forget to pack games and balls to help increase exercise...