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    Domino Foods, Inc., maker of Domino Light and C&H Light All Natural Sugar and Stevia blends, is pleased to announce that it is now a National Strategic Partner of the American Diabetes Association. "Our Domino and C&H Light products are an all-natural blend of sugar, stevia and natural flavor, with no...
     
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    This is one of the most severe flu seasons in years. States of emergency have been issued in many cities, and hospitals are overflowing with the worst outbreak in recent history. As opposed to in the past though, consumers seem to be trying to cope with coughs and colds by opting for natural versus drug-based products...
     
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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity has been elevated for the past four consecutive weeks and we are on track to have a relatively elevated number of cases this season. If someone in your home has flu symptoms, take extra caution and use these cleaning tips offered by the cleaning...
     
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    The National Beef Cook-Off is calling on home cooks across the country to start grilling, broiling, roasting, stir-frying and stewing on their healthy beef menu ideas for its 2013 recipe competition. From January 15 to April 15, 2013, home cooks can submit their best beef recipes online at beefcookoff.org for a...
     
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    Sweetened Drinks Linked to Depression, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk
    New research suggests that drinking sweetened beverages, especially diet drinks, is associated with an increased risk of depression in adults while drinking coffee was tied to a slightly lower risk. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23...
     
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    Women who undergo surgical menopause at an earlier age may have an increased risk of decline in memory and thinking skills, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, 2013. Early surgical menopause is the...
     
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    For much of the country, winter brings the year's coldest temperatures, shortest days and least amount of sunshine – the body's chief source of vitamin D. The dark winter days make it increasingly difficult for most Americans to meet their vitamin D needs, especially for those living in the cloudiest...
     
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    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among children, especially children with chronic conditions. In a new study, “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use by Pediatric Specialty Outpatients,” published in the February 2013 Pediatrics (released online Jan. 14), the use of CAM...
     
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    The current flu epidemic may cause Americans to rethink their hand washing habits. According to a national survey, 75 percent of Americans don't adjust their hand washing habits seasonally, even though the flu season strikes each winter. The survey also revealed most are not washing their hands long enough. 57...
     
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    How to Turn a Winter Comfort Food Classic into a Nutrition Powerhouse
    Baby it's cold outside and nothing says warmth and comfort more than soup.  But soups can quickly add up in calories and fat - something most people are trying to avoid this time of year.  According to registered dietitian and United States Potato Board (USPB) "Real Mom" ambassador Tara Gidus...