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How can you get kids to eat more fruits


by Sue Radd Real fruit is being displaced from kids’ diets by packaged snacks, soft drinks, and junk foods, all of which lead to early chronic diseases. An analysis of the 2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey … Continue reading

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Why you should eat slowly


Back in the 1800s, health-food enthusiast Horace Fletcher advised people to chew each mouthful thoroughly in order to prevent weight gain. And, in fact, this isn’t just an old wives’ tale! Scientific evidence mounts that fast paced eating can harm … Continue reading

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The truth about milk


It takes 21.2 lbs of milk to make 1 lb of butter. It takes 10 lbs of milk to make 1 lb of hard cheese. It takes 12 lbs of milk to make 1 lb of ice cream. It takes … Continue reading

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Nutrition tips for the young & old


Your health is your life. Make it a priority. There are a zillion nutrition tips floating around out there. Here are a few simple ones that have worked well for me over the years. Limit junk food or don’t eat … Continue reading

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