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  • Find Your Roots with Winter’s Best Veggies November 20, 2017

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    While they may not have the crisp appeal of sugar snap peas or the sleek appearance of a summer tomato, winter’s bounty of root vegetables and greens brings some of the year’s most nutrient-rich dishes to the table. Serve up ...

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  • How Much Vitamin D Do We Really Need? November 20, 2017

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    In the multi-lettered world of vitamins and minerals, why did Vitamin D move to the top of the list…and should it be there? Following is a look at the paradox of the “sunshine vitamin,” critical to the body’s healthy function in ...

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  • MIND Your Diet November 20, 2017

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    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates
    Food’s healing properties is a concept that stems back to the earliest days of medicine, but has taken on new significance as a natural ...

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  • Sweet Surrender: Is Sugar Off the Table for Healthy Eaters? November 20, 2017

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    As we become more aware of what comprises healthy eating, sugar is increasingly viewed with a wary eye. Evidence is mounting that a sugar-filled diet – and the resulting weight gain – can lead to increased ...

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  • Healthy Eating: From Food Pyramid to MyPlate November 20, 2017

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    Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating

    Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to ...

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  • Got Milk? Or Calcium Supplements? Or Neither? November 20, 2017

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    Calcium, so essential to strong bones and teeth, as well as nerve transmission, muscle contraction and blood clotting, can be in short supply as we age. Exactly how much is needed of this important mineral, and Vitamin D, ...

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  • Salt Shake Down: Sodium Reduction is on the Table November 20, 2017

    Turkey sandwiches…soups…deli meats. Are these the building blocks of a healthy meal or stealthy contributors of excess sodium? Both, according to experts, but improved versions are in the works, thanks to June 2016 Food ...

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  • Is What You’re Reading What You’re Eating? November 20, 2017

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    While the evidence is not yet in on the enhanced nutritional value of organic or natural foods, consumers appear to have made their own decision.  The latest research shows more than 62 percent of Americans now regularly shop for ...

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  • Find Your Roots with Winter’s Best Veggies November 20, 2017

    Healthwise Winter 2015 FINAL Hasson 2

    While they may not have the crisp appeal of sugar snap peas or the sleek appearance of a summer tomato, winter’s bounty of root vegetables and greens brings some of the year’s most nutrient-rich dishes to the table. Serve up ...

    Continue Reading
  • How Much Vitamin D Do We Really Need? November 20, 2017

    Healthwise Winter 2015 FINAL Hasson 300x244

    In the multi-lettered world of vitamins and minerals, why did Vitamin D move to the top of the list…and should it be there? Following is a look at the paradox of the “sunshine vitamin,” critical to the body’s healthy function in ...

    Continue Reading