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Nutrition & Health Info Sheets

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Nutrition & Health Info Sheets
Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Calcium
Calcium does more than build strong bones: too little calcium in your food can also have severe consequence for your muscles, teeth, blood, and nervous system. Learn where to find calcium in your food and how to keep enough in your diet.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Calcium and Osteoporosis
A calcium-poor diet is a primary risk factor for osteoporosis. Learn how the right mix of calcium, other nutrients, exercise, and sensible good-health practices can help you keep your chances of osteoporosis to a minimum.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Catechins
Catechins are a type of flavonol found in many foods, including red wine, broad beans, black grapes, apricots, strawberries, chocolate, black tea, and green tea. Learn about the health benefits of this nutrient!

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Cholesterol
Cholesterol isn't simple. Some is "good," some is "bad"; it's something our bodies need, but only in small amounts. Confused? This publication can help with its clear, specific answers to common questions about cholesterol in your diet and in your body.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Energy Drinks
Marketers of energy drinks make many claims about their products' effects and safety. Find out what's behind those claims.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Facts about Fat
Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, trans -- This much is clear: There are fats, and then there are fats. This short publication will help you sort out the one from the other and help you make better food choices.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Fiber
You know it's a good idea to have plenty of fiber in your diet, but what are the best kinds of fiber to eat, and where can you find them in your pantry or fridge? This free publication can answer those questions and set you on the right track.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Flavonols
Flavonols are chemicals naturally present in fruits and vegetables. Research has shown them to have beneficial effects on people with a number of medical conditions, including asthma, diabetes, and even cancer. Find out more in this brief introduction.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: General Nutrition and Health Guidelines
Good eating habits and the right amount of exercise can keep you healthy and feeling your best. This publication is a quick guide to help you balance all of the food groups, eat a sensible diet, and maintain an activity level that will keep you fit.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Iron and Iron Deficiency Anemia
You need plenty of iron in your diet, both to carry oxygen in your bloodstream and to keep all of your body's cells functioning properly. Severe iron deficiency causes a type of anemia. Learn to ensure you have the right amount of iron in your diet.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are important to human health. Find out about their health benefits and what foods are good sources for these nutrients.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Phytochemicals
Phytochemicals are chemical compounds (including flavonoids, flavonols, and others) that scientists believe to be responsible for the disease-preventing effects of many foods. This publication is a quick introduction to these compounds and their benefits.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Soy
The long-time presence of soy in traditional Asian foods may have something to do with historically low rates of some chronic diseases in many Asian cultures. Learn how to integrate this excellent protein and nutrient source into your own cuisine.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: St. John's Wort
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), a dietary supplement, is sometimes used as an antidepressant in alternative medicine. Learn more about its safe use, with particular attention to its interactions with other medicines.

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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Vegetarian Diets
A vegetarian diet can provide all the nutrients your body requires, but if you are new to vegetarianism you may have to take extra care in planning your meals. This short publication will help you make good, informed choices.

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