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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...
 
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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 of cancer. Unfortunately, when beta-carotene supplements ... Vitamin E Follows Beta Carotene
 
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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...
 
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s spring arrives, so do the cruciferous vegetables, named for the shape of their flowers, which grow in the shape of a cross.  Cruciferous vegetables are a large family, including the popular broccoli and cauliflower and the less used brussel sprouts, cabbages, kale and other greens, turnips, radishes, rutabaga,...