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The food choices you make have a significant impact on your cholesterol level and the health of your cardiovascular system. Take this quiz to find out how heart smart you really are. Tally up your score at the end. 1. Which item below is the best choice for your...
 
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Instead of -- Portion -- Saturated fat (g) --  -- Use: -- Saturated fat (g) Dairy Butter* -- 1 Tbsp -- 7.5 --  -- Vegetable oil, broth  -- 0.0 Cream -- 2 Tbsp -- 7.0 --  -- Evaporated skim milk, fat-free half & half -- 0.0 Cream cheese -- 2 Tbsp -- 6.5 --  -- Light cream cheese -- 3.5 Eggnog -- 1/2 cup -- 5.5 -- Fat-free eggnog -- 0.0 Half and half -- 2 Tbsp -- 2.0 --  -- Fat-free half ... You are unauthorized to view this page. Login if you are a paid...
 
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If you eat 100 fewer calories and exercise 100 calories more each day, you could create a deficit of 200 calories per day. This would amount to a loss of 1 pound every 18 days or about 20 pounds per year. Here’s how: Pay attention to WHAT you eat - choose foods that are less ... The Magic of 100 Calories
 
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When presenting a program on healthy snacks for kids, Lisa Graves, MS, RD, Consumer and Family Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension, asks the caregiver or parent to devote a section of a recipe box to each child in the family. “Work with the children to fill recipe cards with healthier...
 
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Elderly people from Okinawa, Japan have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from many chronic diseases and enjoy the world's longest life expectancy AND the world's longest health expectancy. After examining over six hundred Okinawan centenarians and numerous "youngsters" in their seventies, eighties, and nineties, researchers saw...