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Not all fats are unhealthy!

The proverb “Give a dog a bad name” can be applied to fats. It is extensively known that fats are prejudicial for human but be careful! Not all fats are that bad! Bodies produce cholesterol naturally but foods can lower or higher its amounts. Cholesterol is transported throughout
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How to read the nutrition facts labels

Nutrition facts labels are very important to know the calories, nutrients, fats, and carbohydrates that we consume when we eat. It is necessary to know how to read and interpret the information displayed in these labels. When we learn to read these labels, we are going to be
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Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active!

An organization created by the NICHD to reinforce critical thinking about media in children.  Experts have found that the number of children and adolescents overweight and obese is alarmingly increasing in the last years. For this reason, the congress of the United States asked
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FightBac: A campaign by the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE)

PFSE is an non-profit organization that provides teachers useful tools for educating students on disease prevention related to food preparation. The Partnership for Food Safety Education unites industry associations, professional societies in food science, nutrition and health,
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Wheat Foods Council

Offering various resources for educators to download, the WFC focuses on educating consumers about the consumption increment of wheat products and other cereals. This national non-profit organization is dedicated to increasing awareness of dietary grains as an essential component
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Eat Smart. Play Hard

Eat Smart. Play Hard.™ offers resources and tools to convey and reinforce healthy eating and lifestyle behaviors that are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPyramid Food Guidance System. This interactive Web site allows you to browse through the
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American Dental Association (ADA) Resources

Free educational materials available for download. The American Dental Association (ADA) is the largest and oldest national dental association in the world. Composed of dental professionals committed to the public’s oral health, their mission is to lead a “unified profession
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