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While not terribly different from the 2005 version, the 2010 update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans shows increased emphasis on eating fresh … [Read more...] about The 2010 Dietary Guidelines: A How-to Guide to Make them Work for You
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In the never-ending quest for the next groundbreaking superfood, it is easy to overlook the potential that lies within an egg. Past media attention to … [Read more...] about Eggs Can Actually Help You Stay Focused
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Also known as nicotinic acid or Vitamin B3, niacin has been scrutinized in several research studies for its role in treating cholesterol … [Read more...] about Is Niacin A Proven Cure for Cholesterol Problems?