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September 4, 2013
Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at Home
Tips like cutting vegetables into shapes, covertly pureeing greens into sauces, and modeling healthy behaviors can improve our children’s diets.
July 5, 2013
Beans and the Second Meal Effect
The so-called "lentil effect" or "second meal effect" describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
September 6, 2010
Great Grain Robbery
Milling whole wheat into white flour may cause as much as a 300-fold decrease in phytonutrient content.
August 21, 2007
Phytonutrients may in part account for the benefits of whole plant foods in cancer prevention.
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