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WEBSustainability. Explore this multifaceted issue, in which food production and our diets play a major role. The Nutrition Source provides evidence-based diet & nutrition information for …

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Vitamins and Minerals – The Nutrition Source

WEBWhat about multivitamins? A diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, good protein packages, and healthful fats should provide most of the nutrients needed …

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Healthy Weight – The Nutrition Source

WEBMaintaining a healthy weight can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and many different cancers. [5] Your weight, waist size, and the amount …

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Healthy Eating Plate – The Nutrition Source

WEBProtein power – ¼ of your plate. Fish, poultry, beans, and nuts are all healthy, versatile protein sources—they can be mixed into salads, and pair well with vegetables on a …

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Protein – The Nutrition Source

WEBA 4-ounce broiled sirloin steak is a great source of protein—about 33 grams worth. But it also delivers about 5 grams of saturated fat. A 4-ounce ham steak with 22 grams of …

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Diet Review: Mediterranean Diet – The Nutrition Source

WEBSample meal plan. This sample meal plan is roughly 2000 calories, the recommended intake for an average person. If you have higher calorie needs, you may add an …

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Whole Grains – The Nutrition Source

WEBAll whole grain kernels contain three parts: the bran, germ, and endosperm. Each section houses health-promoting nutrients. The bran is the fiber -rich outer layer that supplies B …

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Vegetables and Fruits – The Nutrition Source

WEBEat plenty every day. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye and …

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Disease Prevention – The Nutrition Source

WEBThe good news is that you have the power to help prevent chronic disease, as making positive diet and lifestyle changes can help reduce risk. Eating healthy foods, getting …

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The Microbiome – The Nutrition Source

WEBThe highest amounts are found in raw versions of the following: garlic, onions, leeks, asparagus, Jerusalem artichokes, dandelion greens, bananas, and seaweed. In general, …

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Choline – The Nutrition Source

WEBType 2 diabetes. In three large cohorts of men and women, higher intakes of phosphatidylcholine were associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus …

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Healthy Living Guide 2023/2024 – The Nutrition Source

WEBHappy New Year, and welcome to the fourth edition of the Healthy Living Guide! 2023 was an exciting year in the Department of Nutrition, as we celebrated the …

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The Science of Snacking – The Nutrition Source

WEBMarket research in the U.S. shows the most common snack choices are fruit, cookies, chips, ice cream, candy, popcorn, soft drinks, crackers, cake, milk, nuts and seeds, tea, …

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Coffee – The Nutrition Source

WEBType 2 Diabetes. Although ingestion of caffeine can increase blood sugar in the short-term, long-term studies have shown that habitual coffee drinkers have a lower risk of …

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Stress and Health – The Nutrition Source

WEBStress is a common problem in most societies. There are three main types of stress that may occur in our everyday lives: acute (a brief event such as a heated argument or …

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Oral Health – The Nutrition Source

WEBEating foods high in calcium and other nutrients such as cheese, milk, plain yogurt, calcium-fortified tofu, leafy greens, and almonds may help tooth health. [2] While protein-rich …

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Alcohol – The Nutrition Source

WEBAlcohol and Weight Gain. One serving of alcohol on average contains 100-150 calories, so even a moderate amount of 3 drinks a day can contribute 300+ calories. Mixed drinks …

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Energy Drinks – The Nutrition Source

WEBAfter water, sugar is the main ingredient in energy drinks. A nutritional comparison shows that a 12-ounce cola drink contains about 39 grams of sugar, 41 grams of sugar in an …

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Spotlight on Soda – The Nutrition Source

WEBA shadow was cast specifically on soda and other sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs), which are top sources of added sugar in the American diet. (Drinking …

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Ask the Expert: Concerns about canola oil

WEBLike olive oil it is high in monounsaturated fat (63%). Canola oil also contains a significant level of polyunsaturated omega-3 (ω-3) fat (9-11%), In addition, canola oil …

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WHO report says eating processed meat is

WEBLast week the World Health Organization (WHO)’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced that consumption of processed meat is …

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