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    Healthy eating knows no season, and neither should the superfoods consumers rely on to maintain a nutrient-rich daily diet. Truly super, pumpkin can jump into any culinary situation and make it healthier and tastier. With its unique texture, pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse that can cut fat and cholesterol when...
     
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    Are you older than 50 and worried about memory changes? If so, you're not alone. A recent Brain Health Study showed that 70 percent of Americans aged 45 to 79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse now compared with five years ago. Of that group, 91 percent believe middle-aged and older...
     
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    The National Peanut Board (NPB) today announced the launch of PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a new website for parents, schools, foodservice executives, and manufacturers. The site is designed to provide science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy...
     
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    Vulvar pain and discomfort threatens the wellness, sexual satisfaction, and emotional well-being of at least 14 million women at some point in their lives, but only one-third will seek treatment. The condition is particularly problematic for post-menopausal women. A new study spearheaded by the Southern California...
     
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    Last year, the world watched as Latrobe, Pennsylvania, was officially recognized as the birthplace of the banana split with the unveiling of a historical marker from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This spirited, appealing ceremony, held at the location where the banana split was first created in 1904, kicked off a...
     
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    According to recent studies, adding new foods to packed lunches and snacks is key to satisfaction among children. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that replacing non-nutrient-rich snack foods such as chips with a combination of cheese and vegetables can help reduce calories by 72 percent...
     
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    Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, and prunes, are now available on store shelves nationwide while the season lasts, approximately through mid-September. Thanks to the early summer weather in Washington, stone fruit farmers are anticipating a slightly...
     
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    For most people, a well-paying white-collar job definitely beats the kind of hard physical labor that can often lead to a variety of health problems as we get older–and we all love our modern conveniences. However, a sedentary lifestyle can definitely lead to its share of health issues, including deep vein...
     
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    The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published yesterday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers examined the...
     
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    Considering that 90 percent of all US households purchase frozen desserts, the consumption of these products is as American as apple pie flavored ice cream. Previous generations of ice cream advertising stuck to the same themes: fun, indulgence, and nostalgia. However these days health has become a prominent addition...