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These tweets about grapes by Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD, LD are perfect for fall! Grapes are one of the most popular fruits consumed and come in a variety of shapes, colors and flavors. There are white or green grapes, purple, red and black grapes. Grapes are botanically a berry...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Grapefruit is a member of the citrus family and is about 92% water. It is grown in warmer climates such as Arizona, California, Florida, Texas, South America, South Africa, Israel and India. The French call them pamplemousse. An entire grapefruit has less than 100 calories, making it a great fruit to eat if you’re trying to ... Grapefruit Messages


Compare the nutrient profiles of these 10 top juices to determine whether any fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern...
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What do you know about citrus? What do your clients know? Today I want to offer a closer look at the basics of citrus -- what types of citrus fruits there are, what nutrients they contain, what impact on health they can have, and ways to incorporate them into...
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According to the CDC, nearly 11 million Americans age 65 and older have diabetes. Thus, approximately 27 percent of our older patients are afflicted with this disease. Many are not diagnosed. I recently attended a diabetes symposium where Shantha Das, MD, Geriatrics and Gerontology Fellow at the Glenan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology...