Eating Matters

Four Health Benefits of Walnuts

Multiple new research abstracts suggest walnuts may have the potential to positively affect several important health factors. From their impact on colon cancer and certain aspects of cognitive aging to their positive effect on both Read More

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Whole eggs better for muscle building and repair

People who consume 18 grams of protein from whole eggs or from egg whites after engaging in resistance exercise differ dramatically in how their muscles build protein, a process called protein synthesis, during the post-workout Read More

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Halloween Candy? Go for the Chocolate

Halloween candy is nearly synonymous with cavities, especially if you or your children have a fondness for sour and sticky sweets. According to the National Retail Federation and National Confectioners Association, Americans in 2017 are expected to spend Read More

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How Much Dairy Do I Need?

The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life. Choices should be low-fat or fat-free—to cut calories and saturated Read More

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6 Sizzling Barbecue Swaps

(Family Features) Barbecue, grilling, cookout – no matter what you call it, cooking food over an open flame is practically an American pastime. Few other cuisines have such distinctive regional twists and terminology as this Read More

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The Many Colors of Food

Food in it’s natural form comes in a variety of colors. Each food color has unique properties and tastes. Try eating a rainbow of colors and see how great it is to eat real food. Read More

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Ready, Set, Juice!

No one denies the health benefits of reaching for an emerald glass of kale, apple, and pear juice instead of a sugar-loaded caffeine spike. By juicing, you’re concentrating the raw nutrients of fresh, basic foods Read More

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