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Most of us look forward to dessert – sweet, creamy, delicious, comforting dessert! Unfortunately, desserts are usually high in calories and low in nutrients. The trick is to save the rich desserts for truly special occasions and to make other desserts a nutritious part of your diet. Fabulous fruit...
 
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Have you read about the benefits of whole grains? A whole grain product contains the germ, bran and endosperm – or all the original parts as it comes off the farmer’s field. A whole grain food is a much better choice than one made with the white processed flour...
 
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Each year, more than a million Americans have heart attacks and about a half million people die from heart disease. Having high cholesterol raises your risk for having a heart attack or developing heart disease. Everyone needs a little TLC! TLC stands for therapeutic lifestyle changes. These include a cholesterol-lowering diet, physical activity and weight ... Cholesterol Education Update
 
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Cut fruits and vegetables at the start of the week. Getting in your 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables is easier when these items are ready to go. • Make lunch for tomorrow while you are making dinner tonight. This will help you maximize the time you spend in the...
 
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As we age, many of us develop problems with our vision. Almost half the people over age 75 have cataracts, which cloud the lens of the eye and blur vision. Cataracts are the leading cause of impaired vision in the elderly. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which a ‘blind...