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Focus on Folic Acid Folic acid and folate are different terms for the same B vitamin.? Folate is the name of the vitamin as it is found naturally in foods.? Folic acid is the synthetic form found in vitamin supplements and added to fortified foods. In 1998, the Food...
 
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Avoid Stomach Cancer Up until the 1930's the number one cancer killer in the United States was stomach cancer. Its incidence has dropped dramatically in the last 50 years but it still kills about 15,000 Americans annually. In Japan, stomach cancer still kills more people than breast, colon and...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Using Chemoprotective Phytochemicals In The War Against Cancer The Battle: Americans are eating too much fat & too many calories, not enough fruits and vegetables.? These poor eating habits increase the risk of cancer.? 35% of all cancers may be linked directly to diet. The Mission: Reduce cancer risk by eating a plant-rich diet, which ... Chemoprotective Veggies
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In December, JAMA published a study by Dr. Ornish showing patients following a very low fat (<15%) near-vegetarian diet for 5 years continued to experience regression of their atherosclerosis without cholesterol-lowering medication. Patients following the AHA-type diet experienced progression even though most had also been taking cholesterol-lowering medications for the past 4 years. It?s beco... ... Moderate Diet = Moderate Health
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There are 3 sound reasons why you should consider giving flax a try: 1. It?s the richest plant source of the essential omega-3 fatty acids in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Our bodies convert this to the more powerful EPA and DHA found naturally in fatty fish.? ALA...