Food and Health, Prevention

While there is little credible scientific evidence implicating HFCS as being far worse metabolically than other concentrated sweeteners, it does appear that all of these sweeteners may have some unique metabolic effects due to their high fructose content.
 
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Pomodoro Tomato Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, peeled and diced 2 stalks of celery, diced 1 can low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups canned, diced pomodoro tomatoes*, no added salt 1 cup water 1 tablespoon chopped basil 2 bay leaves Dash...
 

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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“Would you like an apple pie with that?” My teeth grit each time I hear it. And, I hear it often because I prefer fountain diet cokes at fast food restaurants instead of bottles or cans, and the cashiers at McDonald’s are required to say that with every order  – or else… McDonald’s isn’t alone. ... Suggestive Selling: Would You Like an Apple Pie with That?
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Most people don’t realize that most restaurant food and meals away from home are usually much higher in fat, sodium and calories as compared to what they prepare at home. Take our quiz to check your menu knowledge! Quiz: 1. How many calories are in a child-sized cheeseburger? a) 100 b) 250 c) 300 2. How ... Pop Quiz! How Many Calories?
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Americans love dining out. On a typical day, more than 130 million will be foodservice patrons. Sales in 2009 are expected to reach $566 billion at over 945,000 locations.* While home-cooked meals are better for your health and pocketbook, it is clear that many do not have or make...