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Diet and Nutrition in order to promote a healthy life style.
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Op-Ed: No More Excuses—School Food Must Be Good Food

Op-Ed: No More Excuses—School Food Must Be Good Food | Dieting and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A middle school teacher in New York speaks up about the reality of how kids eat in schools. (Op-Ed: No More Excuses—School Food Must Be Good Food: School food must be good food. If we are expecting stude...
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School lunches has for decades been low cost and low quality. If I want to live a healthy life I cannot afford to be eating pizza or hamburgers everyday. Although they offer healthier foods such as salads and fruits the fact is that the salads are smothered in dressing which actually makes the salad unhealthy. As for fruit they are mostly covered in sugar to help preserve the fruit for a prolonged period. By eating this food five times a week it becomes a problem and the weight I try to loose will surely be gained back. As a result by bringing my own lunches I will not only same money but I will also promote a healthier life style.

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The Truth About Kale: Nutrition, Recipe Ideas, and More

The Truth About Kale: Nutrition, Recipe Ideas, and More | Dieting and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, describes the many nutritional perks of kale.
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Kale is a vegitable that has many nutritional benifits that include a great source of vitamins and minerals. Help lover cancer and can help provide a healthier life style. Amoung all the great things about Kale you can add it to any meal such as pizza, salad, egg dishes, and any food you eat. It is very simple to prepare you can chop it into a salad, chop it into bite size pieces and dress with olive oil and salt then bake it for Kale chips. You can even boil it for 5 minutes unorder to make it into a softer vegitabel to mix with others. Kale is a superfood that is hardly recognized and should be because of the helth benifits its promotes.

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Taco Bell promises better nutrition — by 2020

Taco Bell promises better nutrition — by 2020 | Dieting and Nutrition | Scoop.it
The Mexican fast-food kingpin says it plans to focus on a line-up of more better-for-you food because that's what its target wants.
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One of the leading cause in obesity in America is the convieniance and low cost of fast food products. The desturbing fact is that these foods contain crazy amounts of sodium and fat that ultamately lead to an unhealthy life style and if eatten regularly obesity. By limiting the amount of fast food you eat and making meals at home you will be able to be healthier and also maintain a weight appropriate for your weight, age and hight. By following this one simple rule you will make a drastic change to not only your health but your life.

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