| Posted On Mar 24, 2016 | By:

A Look at the New Dietary Guidelines

Every five years, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) are required to update guidelines that provide recommendations on nutrition to help adults and children ages 2+ consume a healthy, nutritionally acceptable diet. These guidelines provide the basis for federal food, nutrition and health policies as well as national nutrition education for the public, thus, influencing the diets of millions of Americans.

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| Posted On Feb 07, 2012 | By:

Six Steps To A Healthier Heart

Although the rate of cardiovascular or heart disease has been decreasing, it remains far too common of a diagnosis, and it is still the leading cause of death for those over the age of 55.  The American Heart Association recommends that everyone over the age of 20 get regular screenings.  You should know your numbers for cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, and body mass index, as well as be aware of any other factors which put you at risk for heart attack or stroke. 

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