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Nutrition

A Cookbook to Help Food Stamp Recipients Cook Cheaply Becomes a Massive Viral Hit

Source: National Geographic/The Plate …The 40 million people in families that receive food stamps—technically, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — get an average $133 per month for food. That’s about $4 per day, for three meals, for a family,...
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Four Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Summer Sweet Tooth

Source: nj.com/Eating Well This handy guide offers information on picking the best summer fruits and the nutritional benefits of each: CHERRIES What You Get: Cherries are rich in antioxidants: anthocyanidins, which bolster antioxidant defenses, and quercetin, which may help...
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Study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic food

Sources: Ecowatch.com; The Guardian.com More nutritional antioxidants and far fewer toxic pesticides: those are the results of a comprehensive meta-analysis on organic foods published in the British Journal of Nutrition…by Carlo Leifort, PhD, at England’s Newcastle...
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Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade

Source: New York Times.com Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a 43 percent drop in the obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-old children over the past decade, the first broad decline in an epidemic that often leads to lifelong struggles with weight and higher risks for...
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Video: Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Source: Telegraph UK Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable”. Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy,...
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Keeping your teeth white the natural way

Source: NJ.com Health If your teeth need a little brightening, but you’d prefer to skip whitening treatments, you’re in luck. Here are seven natural remedies for whiter teeth that you may already have in your kitchen: 1. Apples Just chewing on apples helps scrub your...
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