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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing about 140,000 each year. It is also the leading cause of long-term disability. Each year, an estimated 795,000 people suffer a stroke. The risk of stroke rises with increasing age and elevated blood pressure. Older women...
 
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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...
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Excessive dietary intake of salt, saturated fat and cholesterol coupled with a low intake of foods high in potassium and fiber lead most people to develop high blood pressure and high blood levels of LDL-cholesterol. A typical modern Western diet promotes atherosclerosis and leads to coronary artery disease (CAD), which in turn leads to sudden ... The Perfect Storm for Heart Disease
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Avoiding heart disease requires more than switching to turkey and chicken. Eating enough fruits and vegetables and avoiding excesses of salt and fat are also key. One study shows great benefits by getting enough fruits and veggies!