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What’s New at the University of Illinois Clare Hasler, Ph.D., heads the Functional Foods for Health Program at offices in Urbana and Chicago. It is devoted to the study of phytochemicals (naturally occuring chemicals found in plants) with a faculty of 75 working on different programs. She summarizes three...
 
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Keep a few key products on hand and great tasting meals become easy. If you don’t want to cook during hot summer months, or if you want good picnic and lunch box meals, the recipes on pages 50 and 51 are dedicated to you. The Food for Health Test...
 
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Research indicates that eating more fruits and vegetables is beneficial to your health. The Pritikin Longevity Center and Dr. Dean Ornish have clear data that a 10%-calories-from-fat diet does indeed reduce cardiovascular events and in some cases reverse atherosclerosis. Dr. T. Colin Campbell has found lower rates of heart disease, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes and cancers ... Meatless Meals for Better Health
 
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Convert you favorite recipes to tastier, healthy meals. It is very easy to want to stick to family favorite meals- ones you can make in your sleep and know family members will like: meatloaf, fried chicken, sloppy Joe’s, macaroni and cheese, hamburgers, or chicken fried steak. Although these dishes...
 
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Portion Control Makes A Difference Suzanne Pelican, Nutrition Training Officer for nutrition and dietetic programs, of Indian Health Services developed a holiday eating lesson (SNE Gem #239) which demonstrates portion control by showing two plates with identical holiday foods. The plate with smaller portions of higher calorie foods and...