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You can make teas that are savory instead of sweet. It seems that many people are fatigued by sweets. Many medications such as chemotherapy agents used to treat cancer alter taste sensations and make sweet foods and beverages unappealing. For these reasons, or just for a change of pace,...
 
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Predictions for 2001 In 2000 we saw a rapid decline of new fat-free/lowfat foods as manufacturers realized that consumer taste is important. This past year did see an increase of "functional foods" such as calcium-fortified products, margarines with plant sterols, etc. Tropicana has introduced many new flavors of calcium-fortified...
 
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Americans are living longer and there’s no doubt that good nutrition can help older people live better. Take this true-or-false quiz to find out more... 1. Dehydration is a major concern for older adults. True or False? True. Tufts University’s modified MyPlate for ages 70+ puts water at its foundation, recommending at least eight cups ... Diet and Aging
 
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September is National Eye Health Month and a great time to take a look at what keeps our eyes healthy. Over half of us will suffer vision loss as we age. The leading cause of adult blindness is age related macular degeneration (ARMD), where blood vessels in the back...
 
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Over 3 million cases of food-borne illness are reported every year in the United States; some cause minor flu-like symptoms and some can be fatal. All food-borne illnesses pose a health threat to consumers and financial threats to the institutions to which they are linked. This is bad news,...