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When we think of herbs today, sadly we think of bottles or capsules. While herbs were used as medicine, they are really a way to enhance the flavor and health benefits of a plant-based diet. Here are five herbs with medicinal properties that can spice up your cooking. Ginger...
 
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Most researchers and health professionals now recognize that LDL or “bad cholesterol” plays the major role in promoting coronary artery disease (CAD) and also a major role for strokes. There is general agreement that saturated fat, cholesterol and trans-fatty acids should be reduced in the diet in order to...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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    With summer produce at it’s peak, now is the perfect time to make all those eating changes that you’ve been promising yourself you would make. Fruits and vegetables are brimming with lots of fiber, nutrients and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Here is a handy chart for enjoying them.  By:  Beth Fontenot, MS, RD. ... You ... Take Advantage of Summer Produce
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1. Once known as the love apple, I am a great source of lycopene. Because of my lycopene I can help prevent prostate cancer and help lower risk of stomach and lung cancer too. Botanically I am a fruit, but legally I am a vegetable. Name that Vegetable: ___________ 2. I can protect your sight. ... Name That Vegetable…
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Garlic may help fight heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol and acting as a blood thinner. Recently, researchers analyzed 17 population studies and found lower rates of stomach and colorectal cancer in people who eat more garlic. One clove a day was enough to help. Researchers think garlic’s beneficial...