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Top 5 Veggies For Your Growing Kids

Vegetables are important part of the meal. They provide required minerals, vitamins and fiber.
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Dim The Lights & Eat Less

Dim The Lights & Eat Less | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Dim the lights, add some slow jams, and you could drop pounds. A new study in Psychological Reports found that you eat less in a restaurant with dim lighting and soft music than in one that’s brigh...
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Doctor: Modern wheat a "perfect, chronic poison"

Doctor: Modern wheat a "perfect, chronic poison" | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Cardiologist Dr.William Davis says people are losing substantial weight, getting healthy by scrapping wheat from their diet...
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Save sports drinks for sports or exercise

Save sports drinks for sports or exercise | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Sports drinks shouldn't take the place of regular water intake unless a person is playing sports or exercising, a U.S. registered dietitian says.
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foodconsumer.org - Dietary weight loss protects the heart in obese women

foodconsumer.org - Dietary weight loss protects the heart in obese women | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Dietary weight loss protects the heart in obese women...
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Fast Food Challenges

Fast Food Challenges | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Meal times can be tough when family obligations allow you limited time for preparation.  Some people are always thinking ahead and can plan by preparing early, either a crock pot meal, or cook...
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Causes and Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes

Causes and Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
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Too much salt may damage blood vessels and lead to high blood pressure / American Heart Association

Eating a high-salt diet for several years is associated with markers of blood vessel damage. People who have markers of blood vessel damage and eat a high-salt diet are more likely to develop high blood pressure; therefore, the impact of a high-salt diet is greater on this group of people.


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St. Joseph Mercy hospitals revamp patient menus with fresh focus

St. Joseph Mercy hospitals revamp patient menus with fresh focus | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
The kitchens of St. Joseph Mercy hospitals in Ann Arbor and Livingston have rolled out upgrades to inpatient meals and service this month.
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Child eating disorders on the rise - CNN.com

Child eating disorders on the rise - CNN.com | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
A study shows that hospitalizations for eating disorders in children under 12 increased by 119% between 1999 and 2006.
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Family Health: Walking for health

Family Health: Walking for health | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it

If you feel your family isn't active enough try to add in a walk each day. A great time to do it is after the evening meal. Gather the family, don't forget to include the grandparents. Stroll around the block or a local path, don't make it hard, just make it enjoyable. This is a time to talk, the relax, to stretch your legs, to enjoy the sights.

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Family Health: Eat your Veggies!!!

Family Health: Eat your Veggies!!! | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it

I wish I had a dollar for every time I have heard someone say they don't like to eat vegetables. Funny how often I would hear this while working in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Coincidence? I don't think so. A healthy diet includes 5 servings a day of fruit and veggies, many people are ok with the fruit but entirely skip the veggies.

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Cholesterol - Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Cholesterol - Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Patient Booklet: Your Plan for a Healthy Heart This 14-page interactive booklet was designed as a take-home teaching tool for healthcare providers to...
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Introducing Microgreens: Younger, And Maybe More Nutritious, Vegetables : NPR

Introducing Microgreens: Younger, And Maybe More Nutritious, Vegetables : NPR | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Researchers have conducted the first scientific analysis of nutrients in trendy seedlings known as microgreens. They found that most microgreens have higher levels of nutrients than their mature counterparts.
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Trapit

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Trap.it: I come across comments like these all of the time, “There is no way my kids would eat that,” “that” being something healthy, and “you can’t eat healthy on a budget.” But the fact of the matter is kids will eat “that” if they are given no other choice, and you can help them eat “that” all while staying with in your family’s food budget. All it takes is a little education so that you can teach healthy meal planning to your kids. Here’s how.Rule the web....
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Kirk Fontaine's comment, September 4, 2012 12:41 PM
I always believe if you do not bring anything into the house that is unhealthy then, from a family standpoint there will always be healthy things to eat.
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Rehabmyheart's comment, September 4, 2012 12:45 PM
I follow that principle too, however as the kids get to be teens they discover junk food at other friends homes. The challenge now is to keep them making good choices.
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Psychology Explains Why Guys Don't Eat Vegetables | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Psychology Explains Why Guys Don't Eat Vegetables | MyHealthNewsDaily.com | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Men tend to eat fewer fruits and veggies than women, and now researchers say they may know why.
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Getting Healthy

Getting Healthy | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
The American Heart Association's Getting Healthy website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking.
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Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) | NDEP

Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) | NDEP | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it

This recipe booklet is a place to start creating healthy meals. Ask your doctor to refer you to a registered dietitian or a diabetes educator who can help you create a meal plan for you and your family. The dietitian will work with you to come up with a meal plan tailored to your needs. Your meal plan will take into account things like:

Your blood glucose levels.
Your weight.
Medicines you take.
Other health problems you have.
How physically active you are.

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Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study - US News and World Report

Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study - US News and World Report | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it
Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged...
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Family Health: How to get your family to eat healthy

Family Health: How to get your family to eat healthy | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it

Raising a family can be particularly trying when it comes to meals. From early on children start to exert their independence and it often start with food. The "NO" when it comes to getting them to eat something. I know of many parents who simply gave up and fed their children nothing but chicken nuggets and hot dogs because "that is all they will eat".

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Family Health: Healthy Vacations

Family Health: Healthy Vacations | Nutrition topics | Scoop.it

Next time you make travel plans be sure to include exercise to break up the doldrums of long car rides. We found paths to walk, mountains to hike, swimming and white water rafting to keep our activity levels up and not just sit all day.

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