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Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Like most people, you probably already know they are important sources of essential vitamins and minerals and that they are high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating them helps lower the risk of certain diseases...
 
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Celebrate June as Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month by solving these riddles. The answers just happen to score among the top 20 fruits and vegetables for antioxidant power, as measured by the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) method. The ORAC test is one way researchers determine the antioxidant activity...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Cultured milk products have been around since prerecorded history. Yogurt sales rose by about 500% in the 1970s. Sales of yogurt in the United States were over $2 billion according to National Yogurt Association statistics for 1999. Go-Gurt, a product by General Mills took in over $100 million in sales the first year it was ... Yogurt: Got Culture?
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A Antioxidants are nutrients and/or phytochemicals that protect healthy cells from damage by free radicals. Vitamins C and E, the carotenoids, and selenium are all antioxidants. B Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C and the carotenoids. C Carotenoids are antioxidants found in red, deep yellow, orange and dark leafy green vegetables. D Diseases ... ABCs of Antioxidants
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April is National Cancer Awareness Month. The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends eating a healthy phytochemical-rich diet, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight to reduce cancer risk by 30%. Too busy at work to adhere to these guidelines? Just follow these suggestions on the job to reduce your...