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List of Whole Grains: Suggested Uses and Cooking Methods

Are you interested in increasing your intake of whole grains but are unsure where to start? Check out the table below for a list of some common whole grains, their uses and suggested cooking methods. Grain Description Uses and Cooking Methods Aaranth Very small seeds with slightly peppery flavor. Boil...

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Does Skipping Meals Help With Weight Loss?

Ever met one of those people who repeatedly and proudly say: "I haven t eaten anything all day. I skipped breakfast and lunch!"? They probably think this translates to great self-control and slimmer thighs. But they're wrong. It s a proven fact that people who eat a nutritious breakfast are...

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruit

An apple a day is not the only way to get your fruit. Try some of these creative and tasty ideas: Side salads don't have to be made just from veggies - try adding sliced pear, apple chunks, grapes, mango pieces, strawberries, dried cranberries or blueberries Add a few handfuls...

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Contributing Authors: Susan Brown-Neaves, Joan Bushman, MPH, RD, Anna Delany, Rawinia Gregory