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Do you know how many Americans are currently walking around with undiagnosed diabetes? A staggering 5.4 million!! American Diabetes Alert is an annual public-awareness campaign held the fourth Tuesday in March. This alert is a one-day call to action to encourage the public to take a simple one-page test...
 
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The little kid in all of us still loves peanut butter. And now there’s great news – a growing body of research is showing just how good peanuts are for adults, too. Peanuts pack a lot of nutrition into a tiny package. They are a good source of inexpensive...
 
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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 white granulated product is calorically dense. ... Healthy Holidays
 
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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,...