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  • Superfoods and Your Immune System July 7, 2020

    Food for Thought: Nourishing the Immune System

    As football coaches and nutritionists know, the best offense is a good defense. In the fight against COVID-19, the promise of boosting the immune system with specific ‘superfoods’ ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

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    Nutrition Health Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions ...

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  • Are Plant Based Burgers Really Healthier? March 1, 2020

    Examining Plant Based Burgers as Meat Alternatives

    They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought plant based ...

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  • Keto Diet: Right for You? August 1, 2019

    Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You?

    The truth is that a silver bullet for weight ...

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  • Going with the Grain January 11, 2019

    Going with the Grain

    They may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From chia to kamut, ...

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  • Sugar for Healthy Eaters? January 11, 2019

    Sweet Surrender: Is Sugar Off the Table for Healthy Eaters?

    As we become more aware of what comprises healthy eating, sugar is increasingly viewed with a wary eye. Experts agree it’s not necessary to completely eliminate sugar, ...

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  • Decoding Different Diets September 25, 2018

    What Kind of Eater are You?

    In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, even inveterate beef eaters may be considering a more vegetable-centric diet. If you’re on a journey to vegetarianism or simply curious about ...

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  • Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating January 9, 2018

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    Plant-based eating proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health benefits, ...

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  • Step Up to the Plate: Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating November 20, 2017

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    Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to the well-known Food Pyramid of the ‘90s. A quick scan of the plate’s
    quadrants enables users to ...

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  • Got Milk? Or Calcium Supplements? Or Neither? November 20, 2017

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    Calcium, so essential to strong bones and teeth, as well as nerve transmission, muscle contraction and blood clotting, can be in short supply as we age. Exactly how much is needed of this important mineral, and Vitamin D, ...

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