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  • Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    MONDAY, October 29, 2020 – Did you know that the Nutrition Facts label changed to highlight the amount of added sugars in food. This could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Recently the global pandemic has encouraged many to improve their immune system with an

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  • How to Cook With Luscious Lentils

    How to Cook With Luscious Lentils

    MONDAY, May 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Lentils are super nutritious legumes that sometimes take a backseat to beans because they’re not always as readily available and aren’t sold precooked in cans like many beans are. But, unlike most dried beans, lentils don’t need to be soaked overnight before using and they cook up quickly.

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  • Pre-Cut Melons at Kroger, Walmart, Other Stores May Carry Salmonella

    Pre-Cut Melons at Kroger, Walmart, Other Stores May Carry Salmonella

    Pre-cut, packaged melon distributed by major grocery chains across 16 states have been tied to an outbreak of salmonella illness, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Friday.

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  • Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol Count

    Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol Count

    MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not always possible to lower cholesterol through diet alone — sometimes there’s no way to override your DNA, and medication becomes a must. But certain foods can be part of the plan to improve your numbers, to both lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the bad one, and

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  • Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Berries are nature’s natural sweetener and they come loaded with benefits. Fiber, vitamins and antioxidants sweeten the deal. Fresh strawberries are a plentiful spring and summer fruit, so load up on them at the farmer’s market. One cup contains 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs and

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  • How to Pick the Best Produce at the Farmers’ Market

    How to Pick the Best Produce at the Farmers’ Market

    TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Fresh vegetables are nutrient-rich diet mainstays and can be inexpensive when bought in season. Simple selection tips will enable you to choose the best produce to turn into delectable meals and, just as important, to store your vegetables to maximize flavor and “shelf life.” Tips for Picking Produce

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  • Health Tip: Diet Myths and Facts

    Health Tip: Diet Myths and Facts

    (HealthDay News) — Navigating weight loss information can be daunting. Many popular beliefs are only partly true, MedlinePlus says. MedlinePlus debunked a few common myths: MYTH: “No-fat” or “low-fat” foods help you lose weight. FACT: Many no-fat and low-fat foods have added sugar and salt, and more calories. MYTH: Fasting will help you lose weight

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  • Drinks to Help You Kick Your Soda Habit

    Drinks to Help You Kick Your Soda Habit

    TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you a sugary soda junkie? If you’re ready to kick the habit, know that the answer isn’t diet sodas. Following up on research that calls the safety of these artificially sweetened drinks into question is a February study published in the journal Stroke that found for women

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