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When people hear of a Mediterranean diet, visions of endless baskets of bread and olive oil or pizza may come to mind. And while these foods are certainly eaten by various populations living near the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean diet really focuses more on whole grains. Whole grains are those...
 

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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Food and Health

Despite the popularity of cutting carbs like bread, cereal, and pasta, science continues to support eating whole grains for best health.
Food and Health, Prevention

Good news for fruit and veggie lovers! Healthy eating habits may defy aging by maintaining the health and youth of cells. Scientists note that the best indicator of biological aging is cellular aging (examining cellular DNA) versus measuring age in years. Telomeres are the ends of chromosomes that indicate how old a cell is. These ... A Plant-Based Eating Pattern May Help You Live Longer
Cooking

Here is a handy chart for fast cooking whole grains. Our criteria for "fast cooking" is 20 minutes or less. One more way to serve whole grains fast is to keep cooked whole grains in your freezer. Cook and Freeze: Some grains like steel cut oats, brown rice, farro,...
Food and Health, Prevention

Only 1 in 20 Americans consumes enough fiber...