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Diet and Nutrition

A recent study indicates that by 2015, approximately 75% of US adults will be either overweight or obese. Sadly, our children will face the same predicament if they continue to eat like 'typical Americans'. Let's face it. Many of us live to eat, not eat to live. Eating is undoubtedly one of life's greatest pleasures. The sight, smell, taste, and texture of food are just a few characteristics that entice us eat what we eat. History, religion, culture, friends, family and the environment also influence our food choices. But hopefully, we also ba (More)


Understanding Diet and Nutrition

  • 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Explained
  • DASH: A Heart-Healthy Diet
  • Delicious Holiday Recipes Rich with Flavor and Healthy Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Estimating Calorie and Nutrient Needs
  • Exercise Now: No Excuses
  • Good Food vs. Bad? Forget About It!
  • Immune-Boosting Lifestyle
  • Power-Packed Produce!
  • Soft Drinks ... Worth the Calories?
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    Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014