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Nutrition Information

What on Earth is an Enzyme?


Enzymes are the workers in our body that make everything function, by enabling chemical reactions. All living cells contain enzymes.

The Importance of Water


Water is the most abundant substance in the human body. It is a component of virtually everything, except tooth enamel and bone.

Fructose Short-Circuits Glycolysis


First some terminology.Fructose .

Bumble Bee Fish Oil - Do You Need It?


The makers of Bumble Bee Tuna generated some buzz today by announcing they will be producing a fish oil supplement with their Tuna's name on the bottle. None of the reports mention if they are using an particular standization and quality processes or what methods they are using to ensure that environmental toxins are not being concentrated into their supplement.

Three Steps to Preparing your Body for Summer


Summer is not too far away. It is almost time for shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits.

A Consumers Guide to Soy Terms


Although you may have heard about soy and all of its health benefits, you may not have figured out how to incorporate it into your diet, yet. There are so many products available; figuring out exactly what they are may seem overwhelming.

Choosing Organic for Health


We come from a society where growing organic and just growing produce and livestock for food Was once one of the same. Small, family farms still grow their own food using traditional methods passed down through the generations.

Guidelines to a Healthy Diet


The American Heart Association recommends that you eat a variety of foods from the different food groups. In order for women to lose one to two pounds a week, they should consume between 1200 and 1500 calories a day.

Why You Should Eat Healthier


Every where you look you see articles or news or stories on how America is overweight. This probably doesn't surprise anyone, as you only have to take a quick look around to see that our lifestyles don't promote good health.

Good Eggs -- Rediscover The Simple Pleasures of Eggs!


Health food or heart attack on a plate? Eggs had a bad rep for a few years. We worried that they would elevate our cholesterol levels.

Beverages Boost Calorie Intake, But Many View Fluids As Calorie-free!


Beverages - and not just alcohol - are a significant if little recognized source of calories in North American diets. Yet many people seem to believe that if a calorie is ingested in fluid form, it's a freebie.

Three Cheers for Heart Healthy Oils!


You may have noticed an ever-expanding choice of oils at your local grocery store over the past few years. While once your options were limited to corn, canola, safflower and maybe olive oil, now your choices include walnut, almond, grapeseed and other types of oil as well.

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease


Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body, required for all metabolic processes. It is particularly important in the production of nerve tissue, bile and certain hormones.

Not all Fats are Bad


Fats have been unfairly lumped together as being all bad for too long. Fat doesn't necessarily cause disease, and can actually cause a role in its prevention.

Take Control of Your Health


In large part, you're in control of your health, not your doctor. And taking control of your health doesn't really depend on whether or not you have medical conditions.

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Farmacy Garden offers education, nutrition to needy families
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Increase your child's food label nutrition know-how
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The basics of label-reading can be easily taught at home, as there are many examples of foods your child likes to eat that have food labels and nutrition information readily available. Consider some of these tips when teaching them about healthy eating:.



Cayuga native wins pageant, promoting nutrition
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Onslow County Schools Hiring Nutrition Substitutes
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