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A recent study of a group of 64 mostly overweight postmenopausal women examined the impact of aggressively reducing dietary fat on body weight over an 8-month period.1 Analysis of the subjects’ customary diets showed that the heavier women (BMI > 27.5) consumed higher-fat diets (36.6% of calories) than the...
 

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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There is widespread agreement that normal weight Americans have a reduced risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, cancer, Alzheimer?s disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, gallstones, and numerous other ills than those who are overweight or obese. Recent data suggests that overweight and obese Americans appear to be aging faster than those who remain in the normal ... The Fattening of Americans
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Question: What is the difference in the sodium potassium ratio between processed fast food versus whole foods prepared in a healthy manner? Answer: Let’s compare: Menu 1: Fast Food Meal • McDonald’s Big Mac • Medium Fries • Medium cola drink 1130 calories, 48 g fat, 13 g saturated fat, 1.5 g trans fat, 75 ... Sodium-Potassium Ratios
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A report from USDA's Economic Research Service shows that Americans do not meet the Federal dietary recommendations and to do so they would need to substantially lower their intake of added fats, refined grains, and added sugars and sweeteners and increase their consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and...