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The truth about the war on wheat

If you believe the best-seller lists, the biggest bad in the supermarket aisles is not fat or sodium or sugar, but wheat. We have been warned that eating wheat makes our bellies fatter and triggers diseases ...

dateOct 03, 2014 in Other
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Which wheats make the best whole-grain cookie doughs?

Festive cookies, served at year-end holiday gatherings, may in the future be made with a larger proportion of whole-grain flour instead of familiar, highly refined white flour. That's a goal of ongoing studies by U.S. Department ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Other
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US replaces food pyramid with 'healthy plate'

The US government on Thursday ditched its two-decade old "pyramid" model for healthy eating and introduced a new plate symbol half-filled with fruits and vegetables to urge better eating habits.

dateJun 02, 2011 in Health
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Eating healthier means living longer

The leading causes of death have shifted from infectious diseases to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. These illnesses may be affected by diet. In a study published in the January ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Health
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Healthy diet rocks when it comes to fighting kidney stones

Certain key ingredients of a diet designed to prevent high blood pressure can ward off kidney stones, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results s ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Health
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Retail prices of healthy foods rising: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- As the federal government prepares to issue its latest guidelines for healthy eating, UW researchers have found retail prices of the most nutritious foods are increasing at a higher rate than other foods.

dateAug 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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