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Refined Grains 

Refined grains include white rice, white bread, regular white pasta, and other foods that have been made with white flour (also called enriched wheat flour or all-purpose flour), including many cookies, cakes, breakfast cereals, crackers, and snack foods. Whole grains contain three parts: the bran (outer…

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Health Benefits of Chocolate 

Chocolate contains powerful antioxidants called flavonoids, as well as some magnesium. These nutrients may help lower blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Dark chocolate is the most nutritious form of chocolate. Compared with milk chocolate, it contains more than double the amount…

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The health benefits of popular foods 

Though the field of medicine continues to advance and branch out in many ways, nutritionists and health experts continue to praise the benefits of certain foods. In fact, eating healthfully has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular illnesses, and even certain types…

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Why Kids Should Get Comfy in the Kitchen 

I’ve found that when kids cook, they are more likely to taste new foods and, well, eat dinner! More than once, I’ve watched in dismay as my children refused to eat what I’d prepared. But when they are involved in the cooking, they are invested in…