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3 Nutrients You Might Need More Of

One of the ongoing responsibilities of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to keep track of and monitor Americans’ nutritional intake. Periodically, the CDC will release new…

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6 Foods You Don’t Have to Refrigerate

Many fruits and vegetables are perishable and require refrigeration to guard against bacterial and foodborne illnesses such as E. coli or listeria, but not all produce needs to be chilled…

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Staying Hydrated With Fruits and Vegetables

Drinking water isn’t the only way to stay hydrated every day. About 20 percent of your daily water intake comes from fruits and vegetables. Eating fruits and vegetables with a…

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Dietary Fats: The Shift in Expert Recommendations

Written by Russ Barton, MS, CNS, CISSN, Senior Nutrition Scientist at USANA Sponsored by USANA Health Sciences Science has come a long way since the simplistic admonition in the 1980s for…

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The Scoop on Finding Healthy Ice Cream

Ah, ice cream — it’s the creamy and satisfying frozen treat that’s always a crowd favorite. But pint-by-pint, it’s easy to go overboard, especially in July, which happens to be…

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Picky About Protein?

Written by Toni McKinnon Sponsored by USANA Health Sciences We’ve become very picky eaters when it comes to the sources of the foods we eat, and the food industry has…

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The FDA Gives Nutrition Labels a Makeover

The familiar nutrition label which appears on packaged foods has existed for more than 20 years. Now, the label is getting a makeover: A new “Added Sugars” line shows hidden sugars….

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Should You Really Choose Low-Fat Dairy?

If you’re worried about your health, you may be reaching for low-fat dairy products when you go shopping. After all, that’s what the US Dietary Guidelines and many health organizations…

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Smaller Plates Help Reduce Eating, But Only if You Help Yourself

Eating habits can play a big role in when and how much we eat, which in turn can influence our weight. In fact, many researchers are realizing just how important…

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Breaking Down the Natural Food Label Is More Complicated Than You Think

Written by The Dr. Oz Show Medical Unit Chief of Staff Michael Crupain, MD, MPH According to Miriam-Webster, the word “natural” means: Existing in nature and not made or caused…

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