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    Beginning November 14th, kids ages 5-15 will have a chance at chef stardom by participating in the Avocados from Mexico Mini Chef Video Contest. The contest aims to educate parents on the nutritious benefits avocados have on growing children and how easy they can be incorporated into kid-friendly meals due to their...
     
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    Reach your full aerobic and anaerobic potential.
    Ray Lewis, whose training regimens are legendary in the world of football, announced today the release of two cycling videos that he describes as "high intensity workouts that are low impact and will help any athlete improve their aerobic and anaerobic capacity."   Working with internationally...
     
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    Over 100 million Americans are faced with the daily challenges of joint pain that produce signs and symptoms comprising Toxic Joint Syndrome. Pain is often worse after exercise and joints can become stiff and harder to move over time. Often, it presents as "morning stiffness," which may subside as the joints...
     
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    Patients who use narcotics prior to knee replacement experience worse results.
    Patients who are dependent on opioids (narcotic pain relievers) for pain management before knee replacement surgery have much more difficulty recovering, a study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) has found. These patients tend to have longer hospital stays, more post-surgical pain, a...
     
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    Traditional Meal Increased by $6
    A classic Thanksgiving meal will likely cost approximately 13 percent more to prepare than in 2010 based on findings from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AMBF).   AFBF’s 26th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year...
     
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    World Prematurity Day November 17, 2011
    Preterm birth, birth before 37 weeks gestation, is a serious health problem that costs the United States more than $26 billion annually, according to the 2006 Institute of Medicine report. It is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive an early birth often face the risk of lifetlong health challenges...
     
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    Holistic and Integrative Medicine More Common Elsewhere
    Amy Murray, a 35-year old mother of two, had a sore throat for weeks.  When she begun to have trouble swallowing, she thought she might have strep throat, and went to see her doctor.  He found a lump in her neck, and after several medical tests, Murray was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. ...
     
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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration Reversable
    Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is common with age, but can be avoided with proper nutrition. A recent study published in the November 2011 Journal of Optometry confirms improved vision in elderly patients through nutritional supplementation. The Zeaxanthin and Visual Function Study (ZVF) conducted by Stuart...
     
  • Company continues to expand its training activities and distributes 600,000 cocoa tree seedlings to support farmers.
    Cargill's cocoa and chocolate business has agreed to continue to support Ivorian cocoa farmers and the development of the country's cocoa sector. Cargill will invest U.S. $3.25 million to develop and expand its farmer-training program and support activities to enable cooperatives to obtain independent UTZ and...
     
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    Water is imperative for life. Yet many Americans don’t know the full benefits of water consumption. A study conducted by Harris Interactive and Propel water found that: >>Less than half of adults (47%) think they are getting enough water based on the Adequate Intake (AI) standards set by the Institute...