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Prepare Heart-Healthy Foods for Your Family

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. Fortunately, many risk factors are things we have control over - such as our food and..
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Functional Foods

Magazine articles and news reports tout the benefits of "functional foods," which they claim can do everything, from reducing cholesterol to..
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Make it Mediterranean

You've probably heard that the Mediterranean diet can make your heart healthier, protect against cancer and even help you live longer. But did..
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For Tops in Nutrition, Shop Your Local Farmers Market

What's your biggest obstacle to healthful eating? Perhaps you think fruits and vegetables are too expensive or just don't like the way they..
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Lifestyle and Managing Stress

Do you have a go-to comfort food when you feel stressed? If so, you are not alone. During times of stress, many of us may reach for foods or..
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Support Your Health With Nutrition

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which may offer protection from seasonal illness and other health problems. No one food..
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7 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen (and Diet!) This Spring

Spring cleaning isn’t just for closets, and it isn’t just for spring! During any season, taking a little time to stock your kitchen pantry and..
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Hold the Salt, Keep the Flavor

A dash here, a shake or two there. For most of us, salt is a common, everyday cooking ingredient. It can be found in the items we buy and in..
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9 Foods for Better Heart Health

February is American Heart Month. Diet plays a major role in heart health and can impact your risk of heart disease. Here are 9 heart healthy..
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