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F is for Fiber With the popularity of fad diets low in carbohydrates, nutrition experts and health professionals are concerned with the F word. Not fat. FIBER. When you drastically reduce a macronutrient from your diet (i.e. carbohydrate), which is a major source of dietary fiber, the consequences are...
 

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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Lots of useful dietary advice focuses on consuming more protein from plants and less from animals. However, not all protein sources are equally nutritious. In this post, we’ve taken some of the top plant protein sources and compared nutrition information across the board, so that you can make an informed decision about which proteins to incorporate into your eating pattern.
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Have you ever been at a party or picnic and a guest looks at the blue corn chips and thinks they’ve been artificially dyed? It’s interesting how many people don’t realize there are multiple varieties of corn beyond yellow and white. What about cabbage and onions? Are they considered red or purple? In this last ... Violet and blue are healthy, too!
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Going green is not just good for the environment. Research tells us that eating more green fruits and vegetables is great for your health! From apples to zucchini, there are loads of nutritious green items to choose from. Lettuce start with breakfast! Breakfast is a perfectly sane time of...
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It’s never too late to start making changes to include more minimally-processed plant foods in your daily food choices.