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These meals can be a heart-healthy choice if you follow these tips: • Choose a meal that is low in saturated fat, preferably less than 1 g of saturated fat per serving. • Read the package directions so you can choose a meal that contains the sauce in a...
 
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Don’t let food myths and misinformation fool you this April! Use the following quiz to increase your nutrition knowledge to sort out food fact from food fiction. These nutritional facts can keep you well informed to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases. 1.  Certain...
 

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• Use canola oil or soybean oil for cooking and baking.These oils are higher in omega-3s than corn, safflower or sunflower oil. Use all refined oils sparingly because they are calorie dense. • Experiment with flaxseeds. Use them in smoothies, pancakes, muffins and cooked cereal. For best results, grind flaxseeds in coffee grinder. • Incorporate ... Ways to Increase Omega 3s
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Spring brings many opportunities to indulge in alcoholic beverages. Cold beer at a baseball game, champagne at a wedding, or a bottle of wine at a picnic. Most experts agree that alcohol is fine in moderation. But alcoholic beverages add calories to your meal and may replace more nutritious drinks. If you are watching your ... Non-Alcoholic Is Lower in Calories
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Just the Facts: Most children’s menus are filled with choices that are high in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium. The population of today’s kids is experiencing an increased rate of obesity and even rising blood pressure. Look at the typical choices for popular kid items below: Tips for...