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Nearly 70% of Americans are not getting enough calcium in their diet. Calcium is needed for bones but may be protective against cancer of the colon, PMS, high blood pressure and perhaps breast cancer, but more research is needed. The benefit of getting calcium from food is that food...
 
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For a drink that’s been around for thousands of years, tea only became popular in the U.S. within the last decade. Sales took off when convenient, ready-to-drink bottled teas, many with interesting additives, were introduced. Let’s take a closer look at these teas to see if they live up...
 
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Whether you just started a walking program, play soccer on the weekends, or run marathons, nutrition plays an important part in your exercise plan. Here are answers to some common questions about nutrition and exercise. Q: I know that it's important to stay hydrated while exercising, but how much is enough? A: Dehydration affects your ... Sports Nutrition for Everyone
 
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Back in 1996, two very well publicized epidemiological studies from well-respected Harvard researchers found a significant correlation between vitamin E intake and a more favorable cardiovascular risk profile.1, 2 This is similar to the favorable reports with higher beta-carotene levels being associated with a decreased risk of some forms...
 
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National Nutrition Month® "Food & Fitness: Health for a Lifetime" is the theme for the first National Nutrition Month® (NNM) of the new millennium.  ADA says this should serve as a call to action that challenges Americans to take responsibility for their food, nutrition, and physical activity habits. Here...