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Food Choices

Sodium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - February 10, 2017
In terms of nutritional health sodium is an essential macronutrient. However, too much of a good thing can bring about adverse health effects such as hypertension and bone loss.
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Spinach: A Giant Among Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
Introductory article - Eat Well - February 03, 2017
Spinach is probably best known for its relatively high iron content. However, a cup of raw spinach or 1/2 cup of cooked spinach provides you with many other important nutrients and can be prepared in a variety of tasty ways.
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The Glycemic Index: The Highs And Lows Of Carbohydrate Consumption
Study - Get Healthy - December 23, 2016
The Glycemic Index has been put forward as a means to control blood-glucose levels in people with diabetes. There may also be health benefits associated with consuming fewer high GI foods and more low GI foods for most people.
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Bananas: Make This Nutritious Fruit Part Of Your Nutrition Package
Introductory article - Eat Well - December 16, 2016
At around 105 calories for a medium sized banana, this fruit makes a convenient snack that is packed full of essential nutrients. What does it do for your health?
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Blueberries: A Nutrient Diverse Snack
Introductory article - Eat Well - November 11, 2016
"Super food" blueberries make a convenient and nutritious snack. These little berries are packed full of an array of macro and micro nutrients.
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