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Recently, the final report from the Pathobiological Determinants in Youth Study, a massive study which investigated almost 3,000 American youth who had died of external causes like accidents, found that all 15- to 19-year-olds had signs of heart disease in their aorta, the great arterial trunk that carries blood...
 
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Cut fruits and vegetables at the start of the week. Getting in your 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables is easier when these items are ready to go. • Make lunch for tomorrow while you are making dinner tonight. This will help you maximize the time you spend in the...
 

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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Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Like most people, you probably already know they are important sources of essential vitamins and minerals and that they are high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating them helps lower the risk of certain diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes and ... Eat More Fruits and Vegetables – Get Everyone Involved!
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Celebrate June as Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month by solving these riddles. The answers just happen to score among the top 20 fruits and vegetables for antioxidant power, as measured by the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) method. The ORAC test is one way researchers determine the antioxidant activity of foods. After you solve the ... Are You Fruit & Veggie Savvy?
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A Antioxidants are nutrients and/or phytochemicals that protect healthy cells from damage by free radicals. Vitamins C and E, the carotenoids, and selenium are all antioxidants. B Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C and the carotenoids. C Carotenoids are antioxidants found in red, deep yellow, orange and...