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6. Shape Up Your Plate

What You Eat and When
Choosing what to eat is an important part of your day. The choices you make day in and day out comprise your eating pattern, and studies show that eating patterns can have a significant impact on health. If you’re accustomed to eating most of your meals

1. Building the Active Body

Aging Strong and Gracefully
If you’re concerned about how old you look or how old you feel, you might be tempted to search for the fountain of youth in anti-aging supplements, face creams, or spa treatments. In truth, two of the most effective—and inexpensive—things you can do to hold on to

Newsbites: Adequate Nutrients; Food Prices; Caffeine; Sugar; Pomegranate

Extra Pounds But Not Enough Nutrients
Overweight and obese Americans are more likely to fall short on important vitamins and minerals, according to a new analysis of data from national nutrition surveys. The findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, support the theory that the diets packing

5 Worst Drinks for Your Body

You’ll be surprised – maybe shocked – by one or more of these top 5 worst drinks for your body! Plenty of delicious alternatives are available, but first learn why these are so harmful. Before you fill up your toddler’s Sippy cup, read this.

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

When it comes to hypertension, your food can be your medicine. While generally increasing plant foods (especially fruits and vegetables) is a must for anyone suffering from high blood pressure, research shows that certain plant foods are especially good at treating hypertension.

With that in mind, try these seven examples of

9. One Week Menu

DAY 1
Breakfast

Whole-grain pancakes with sunflower seed butter and applesauce
Low-fat milk or unsweetened soymilk
Coffee or tea

Lunch

Carrot Soup
Whole-grain crackers with tuna, cucumbers, and tomatoes
Grapes

Dinner

Veggie Pot Pies 
Spinach salad with dried cranberries and pine nuts
Peach slices

Snack

Baked Pear Trail Mix 

Day 2
Breakfast

Peanut Granola 
Greek yogurt
Fresh berries
Low-fat milk or unsweetened soymilk
Coffee or tea

Lunch

Persimmon Arugula Brown Rice Salad
Baby carrots

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