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Good nutrition and physical activity are keys to living a healthy lifestyle. Eating a balanced diet and doing regular physical activity can improve your health and reduce your risk for chronic diseases.

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Guides to Preventing Chronic Diseases, such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Obesity.

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Beans are among the most versatile and commonly eaten foods throughout the world, and many varieties are grown in the U.S. Because of their nutritional composition, these economical foods have the potential to improve the diet quality and…
Coffee originated in the coffee forests of Ethiopia and has grown in popularity across the world, especially with today’s hustle-and-bustle culture. Unfortunately, numerous health controversies, concerns and warnings accompany this…
More than half of all Americans take a daily supplement, and Americans spend billions of dollars on these vitamins, minerals, fiber, herbal products and other items. Including one in your daily schedule may be commonplace.
Nutrition plays an important role in athletic performance, but many active people fail to consume a diet that helps them perform at their best level. An athlete usually needs to increase his/her energy intake compared wit the energy used.
Sports drinks, such as Gatorade, Powerade and All Sport, contain carbohydrates and electrolytes, such as sodium, potassium and chloride. They are made for physical activity, to help rehydrate and to keep energy levels high. Are sports…
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