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Dietary Guidelines Explained: Eat more whole grains

"Consume three or more ounce-equivalents of whole-grain products per day." Confused? We were! In translation consume three or more ounce-equivalents means eat at least three one-ounce servings of wholegrain foods per day. Common one-ounce servings of wholegrain products include a half cup of cooked brown rice, a half cup of...

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Am I at Risk for Diabetes?

More than five million Americans have diabetes but don't know it. As complications from diabetes can be serious, it's wise to know if you're at risk. Take a look at the list below and see how many risk factors are true for you. If you answer "yes" to two or...

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Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Can a vegetarian diet provide enough protein? The answer is yes, in most cases, as long as you are eating a well-balanced diet. If you eat enough calories to meet your daily energy needs, consume a moderate amount of dietary fat, include vitamin B-12, vitamin D and iron food sources,...

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