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The increase in life expectancy during the 20th century is largely due to improvements in child survival; this increase is associated with reductions in infectious disease mortality, due largely to immunization. However, infectious diseases remain a major cause of illness, disability and…Read More »
How Much Dietary Fiber Do I Need Each Day?
Most Americans greatly under consume dietary fiber. Breads, rolls, buns and pizza crust made with refined flour are not among the best sources of dietary fiber, but currently contribute to a large portion our diets. To meet the recommendations for fiber, most…Read More »
Fruits and vegetables are part of a well-balanced and healthy eating plan. There are many different ways to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. Using more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains and lean meats, nuts and beans is a safe and…Read More »
You take good care of your pet, but what’s your pet done for you lately? Scared intruders from your door? Given you a loving nuzzle? People have lots of reasons for owning pets. Now a small but growing body of research suggests…Read More »