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What are Nutrient Dense Foods?
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What are Nutrient Dense Foods?

James A. Duke, PhD | June 14, 2024

Your life depends on nutrients. The seven major groups of nutrients are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and…

Medicinal Foods: How Food can Heal
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Medicinal Foods: How Food can Heal

James A. Duke, PhD | June 7, 2024

Diet is linked to health outcomes, but nutritious healthy foods can also be medicinal foods that help to heal and prevent disease.

Pulse Power: What to Know About These Nutritional Powerhouses
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Pulse Power: What to Know About These Nutritional Powerhouses

Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA | May 25, 2024

You may love black beans, kidney beans, lima beans, split peas, chickpeas and lentils, but chances are you’ve been calling…

How to Eat Healthy On Your Next Road Trip
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How to Eat Healthy On Your Next Road Trip

Lisa R. Young | May 23, 2024

Heading out on a road trip? Here’s how to eat healthy even when options are limited… Be aware. Decide in…

How to Start Eating Healthy
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How to Start Eating Healthy

James A. Duke, PhD | May 7, 2024

Adding healing foods to the diets can be challenging. The low-quality foods typically in American supermarkets don’t make that challenge any easier.

Healing Food for Cuts, Scrapes and Wounds
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Healing Food for Cuts, Scrapes and Wounds

James A. Duke, PhD | May 1, 2024

There’s nothing you can do to prevent cuts except be more careful. You can make sure your nutrition keeps your body at its ultimate healing potential.

How Diet can Cure Tinnitus
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How Diet can Cure Tinnitus

James A. Duke, PhD | April 30, 2024

Tinnitus can occur with no warning or apparent cause. A distracting problem for those suffering from it. Fortunately, diet may help cure tinnitus.

Foods that Eliminate Body Odor
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Foods that Eliminate Body Odor

James A. Duke, PhD | April 28, 2024

Body odor is something we're inclined to worry about. Diet can be a big part of it, with some foods that eliminate body odor while others increase it.

Gingivitis Self-Care Through Healing Foods
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Gingivitis Self-Care Through Healing Foods

James A. Duke, PhD | April 25, 2024

Gingivitis is a minor disease of the gums that can lead to much worse. Fortunately, gingivitis self-care can help remedy the problem before it gets worse.

How to Start Eating Healthy for Weight Loss
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How to Start Eating Healthy for Weight Loss

James A. Duke, PhD | April 19, 2024

Obesity is a global epidemic. Eating certain foods though can make getting to a healthy weight while maintaining good health easier.

Beyond the Mediterranean Diet
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Beyond the Mediterranean Diet

April 11, 2024

The Mediterranean diet gets lots of attention in the nutrition world …and for good reason. People who live in the…

Why Beans are Good for You
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Why Beans are Good for You

James A. Duke, PhD | April 10, 2024

Few foods are as good for you as beans offering a combination of protein, fiber, and vitamin. Eating more beans can provide a multitude of benefits.

Eat to Protect Your Brain
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Eat to Protect Your Brain

Serena Ball, MD, RD | April 8, 2024

Eating according to the Mediterranean diet may help preserve memory and reduce the risk of dementia. Two of the most…

Darker Plant Foods Are Healthier
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Darker Plant Foods Are Healthier

Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND | April 5, 2024

Black beans or cannellini? Purple potatoes or white? Black rice or brown? When you have the choice, always go for…

Do Berries Reduce Inflammation?
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Do Berries Reduce Inflammation?

Derek Burnett | March 28, 2024

Berries do reduce inflammation. However, these fruit are loaded with vitamins and other beneficial nutrients that have benefits that go far beyond.