Potatoes are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and niacin; and contain the minerals potassium, copper, manganese, and phosphorus. In fact, white potatoes contain more potassium per standard serving than any other vegetable. Include the skin when you prepare potatoes, and they’re also a good source of...
 

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

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Food and Health, Prevention

A new analysis of scientific evidence was performed to examine the proof behind popular diet claims...
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Marketing for the alkaline diet makes it sound like it will cure everything from cancer to arthritis as well as promote weight loss. The alkaline diet enthusiasts claim that eating foods that make your body more alkaline, as opposed to acidic, changes the body’s pH balance to improve health. While it’s true that some foods ... The Truth About The Alkaline Diet
Food and Health, Prevention

How will you help your clients turn their resolutions into solutions? MyPlate offeres 2 key tips: focus on long-term solutions instead of quick fixes, and encourage self-assessment resources. Let's take a look at each one in more detail, shall we?
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Research synonyms for sugar and you find ?sweet? and ?dearest.? But ask most fad diet enthusiasts, and they will associate sugar with ?evil,? ?toxin,? and even ?poison.? Too much of anything is no good, but vilifying this carbohydrate without distinguishing between natural sugar and refined sugar has gone too...