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A healthy diet can include red meat. 3 things to consider when buying beef
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - August 20, 2017

Nutritionally, finishing cows with grass can allow a better overall fat content, with slightly less saturated fat and slightly more omega three fats. However, the differences in nutrition profiles between grass- and grain-fed cows are small, especially if a person ...

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Nutrition?
Hastings Tribune, Nebraska - August 18, 2017

In Monday's Hastings Tribune, there was an article regarding the USDA warning Cook County Illinois about collecting taxes on soda pop from recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Why should soda pop be available to those receiving ...

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When it comes to nutrition, get the most bang for your buck with these 4 healthy foods
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - July 8, 2017

Pumpkin seeds: Recently, I added these to the diet plan for someone who was anemic, because they are a great way to get iron from a plant source. They are also high in zinc, magnesium, and manganese. Pumpkin seeds have similar calories to nuts, at 170 per

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Dining Out Can Doom a Diet
Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska - March 8, 2017

"They're probably paying more attention to the social situation and the conversation and not as much to what they're eating, so they eat more," said Penny Kris-Etherton. She's a registered dietician and professor of nutrition at Penn State University. She wasn't ...

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New app offers wealth of nutrition information on school lunches
Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska - February 26, 2017

Nutrition Services Director Edith Zumwalt said she bought the app, which is free to the public to use, from Nutrislice because it offers a wealth of information parents can get on their phones.âThey can see what theyâre (students) getting," she said. "All the ...

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Fit cherries into your diet
Fremont Tribune, Nebraska - February 13, 2017

While you may not be able to find fresh cherries in the market, there are still a plethora of options to fill your need for the nutrition of cherries in your diet. You will find canned cherries both sweet and tart, frozen cherries, dried cherries and cherry juice. ...

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Yoyo dieters beware: jumping from diet to diet can hurt your heart
WOWT, Nebraska - December 15, 2016

Studies from the American Heart Association found postmenopausal women who yoyo diet are 3 1/2 times more likely to experience sudden cardiac death. Their risk for coronary heart disease also goes up by 66%. Researchers determined losing and re-g

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Is nutritious food really more pricey?
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - November 30, 2016

Sugar, at 3 cents, rounds out that trifecta of low-nutrition, calorie-dense staples of the American diet.No matter how cheap the processed foods are, the raw materials that go into them are even cheaper. And, if those raw materials are so very cheap for us, imagine ...

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Lemke: Diet plays bigger role in health than DNA
Columbus Telegram, Nebraska - July 12, 2016

We have known about the benefits of lifestyle medicine for a number of years. In fact, in 1903 Thomas Edison predicted that the doctor of the future will give no medicine, âbut instruct their patients in the care of the human frame by diet and in the causes and ...

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International Nutrition workers killed in 2014 collapse honored as new site is unveiled
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - June 11, 2016

The agency said International Nutrition âfully cooperated with OSHA throughout the investigation and settlement negotiations.âOn Friday, as more than 100 workers and visitors gathered for lunch under a large white tent, Silver thanked employees, customers, insurers ...

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Healthy diet gives Nebraska's Chris Weber a 'leg up on competition'
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - April 6, 2016

LINCOLN â As director of sports nutrition for the University of Nebraska, Lindsey Remmers keeps regular watch on what Husker football players like Chris Weber take to their seats after a trip through the Lewis Training Table buffet. With Weber

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ECDHD: Nutrition focus during month
Columbus Telegram, Nebraska - March 15, 2016

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental food program is promoting National Nutrition Month in March. The theme this year is âSavor the Flavor of Eating Right.âTo savor the flavor, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests keeping a basic assortment ...

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Diet, spirituality are keys to successful aging, experts say
KETV Omaha, Nebraska - November 13, 2015

ng.“We do think there is at least some evidence that people who eat diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables over Mediterranean type diet, improves cardiovascular fitness,” Potter said.Dr. Potter says this diet cuts down the risk factors for heart disease. ...

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Editorial, 10/26: The future of diet advice
Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska - October 26, 2015

And this holds for basically every food we examined,â researcher Eran Segal, one of the biologists in the Personalized Nutrition Project in Tel Aviv, told New York magazine.Segal and fellow researchers believe the difference is explained by the trillions of bacteria ...

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The problem with your diet is that it ignores exercise
Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska - July 30, 2015

Sure, you may lose 5, 10 or even 20 pounds on a fad diet...but you'll gain it all back and then some. How can I be so confident that your results will be short-lived? It's actually a simple concept, and once you understand it you will be forever saved from the ...

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