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The new IOM’s Report on the Dietary Reference Intakes for calcium were also part of the same report on vitamin D. IOM’s experts did not alter their previous RDA and UL guidelines for calcium intake. The Food and Nutrition Board focused primarily on bone health in establishing the calcium...
 
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Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B- vitamins might reduce...
 

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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If we had to sum up 2005 in one short sentence, it would be to say short cuts are out and a low-fat, high-fiber diet is in. 2005 saw the Atkin’s diet fall out of popularity, along with studies that show supplements do not offer real benefits. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were introduced ... 2005 Nutrition in Review
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Do you constantly find yourself eating breakfast “on the run”? Are you settling for coffee and a donut or relying on the nearest drive-thru? The first meal of the day is important, so don’t short-change yourself. A little planning and a few extra minutes can go a long way toward a healthy start, no matter ... Breakfast on the Run
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If you are trying to watch your weight, you might want to make sure you have melon on hand for desserts and snacks. Compared to regular snack foods, melons are much lower in calories when compared ounce for ounce. This means melons, along with other fruits and vegetables, will...