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Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables During March, National Nutrition Month

Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables During March, National Nutrition Month

Fruits and vegetables provide a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. They are naturally low in calories. Eating more fruits and vegetables can help with weight management and can help reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.

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How To Get In Your Daily Recommendation Of Fruits And Vegetables

How To Get In Your Daily Recommendation Of Fruits And Vegetables

I went to a nutrition class and found out I should try to eat at least 4½ cups of fruits and vegetables a day. I usually only have a glass of fruit juice and some carrot sticks with my sandwich at lunch and corn for dinner. I have about 2 cups of fruits and vegetables per day. I could use some ideas!

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Shake The Salt Habit During February, American Heart Month

Shake The Salt Habit During February, American Heart Month

These days, many of us get more salt than we need, and that’s not good for our hearts. Salt is made up of sodium and chloride. Diets with too much sodium can increase your risk of getting high blood pressure.

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How To Cut Back On Sodium

How To Cut Back On Sodium

I just found out I have high blood pressure. My doctor said I need to cut back on my sodium. Do you have any ideas?

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Difference Between Sea Salt and Table Salt

Difference Between Sea Salt and Table Salt

I have heard that sea salt and kosher salt contain less sodium then table salt. Is that true?

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What Can Replace Sour Cream In Recipes?

What Can Replace Sour Cream In Recipes?

I have a great vegetable dip recipe made with 1 cup sour cream, but it's pretty high in fat. What can I do to make it healthier?

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Tame Holiday Temptations With These Tips

Tame Holiday Temptations With These Tips

Consider these tips to help manage your portion sizes and make your recipes healthier.

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Don't Skip The Most Important Meal

Don't Skip The Most Important Meal

Fuel your body and brain with nourishing food every morning. Kids and adults perform better at school and work when they eat breakfast. Researchers have shown that food containing protein and fiber keep us energized throughout the morning.

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Signs of Dehydration

Signs of Dehydration

We spend a lot of time outside, and the weather has been very hot lately. How do you know if you are dehydrated? How much water should we be drinking?

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How Nutritious Is Watermelon?

How Nutritious Is Watermelon?

My children ask for watermelon all the time. Is it nutritious?

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