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Parents Support Healthier School Food Policies by 3-to-1 Margin

Original Source: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2014/09/parents-support-healthier-school-food-policies.html Washington D.C.—The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). The findings come as school districts […]

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It’s never too early to protect your heart: Tips for young adults

Good health habits help protect your heart. And the sooner you start them, the better. Early in adulthood, the health of your heart may not be something you give a lot of thought to. But cardiologists have a message for you: It should be. “[Heart disease] is your number one health threat,” says Tracy Stevens, […]

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Food label facts for people with diabetes

A healthful diet is an important part of keeping diabetes in check. The information on a food label can help you make good food choices. Nearly all packaged foods have nutrition facts on the label. If you have diabetes, you may want to pay special attention to these listings: Serving size. This tells you how much […]

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Walk your way to creativity

May 16, 2014—Going for a walk can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease, make weight control easier and generally improve your physical well-being. But the benefits don’t end there. Walking also opens the mind to more creative thinking. That’s what researchers found after conducting a series of experiments at Stanford. Their results […]

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Feel better with fiber in your diet

Fiber can improve digestion, cut the risk of disease and help control weight, but most Americans don’t get enough. Eating something you can’t digest might sound silly. But when that something is fiber, it’s a smart choice. Fiber not only works to keep your digestive system healthy, it also helps you prevent heart disease and […]

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