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September STATs

  A Prostate Pick Me Up 60% Percentage decrease in death from prostate cancer in men who drank 6 cups of coffee daily, decaf or regular. Source: 20-year Harvard University

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Healthy Cook: The cure for the common fruit (variety is key)

Follow nutrition headlines and it may be tempting to focus on one fruit that’s exciting to health researchers. Unfortunately, the stars of the produce stand can change their rankings as

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Don’t look, I’m exercising!

  The Challenge of Going to the Gym for the Body Conscious The locker room isn’t the only scary place in the fitness center. The workout areas present their own

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Publisher’s Note: Fruits and veggies – more matters month

  Many may not know that September is national “Fruits and Veggies – More Matters” month. The Produce for Better Health Foundation offers the “Fruits and Veggies – More Matters”

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August STATS

  Minority Report 2 Number of adults (out of 10) that meet the suggested physical activity guidelines. Source: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services According to the USDA Food

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Healthy Cook: Fill up, feel good, and get fit with a plum satisfying food

  Want a cheap, portable and healthy treat for the busy days of summer? Nutrition experts say to stock up on dried plums. Sweet, earthy and luscious on the inside

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Heard it through the grapevine

  Knowing when the ‘Organic’ Label is Worth the Extra Dollars Buying everything organic – from milk to mangoes – might be a healthy choice for the body, but many

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Children and obesity

Taking Steps to Reverse this Growing Epidemic If most parents knew there was an epidemic that could affect the health of their child, these moms and dads would do everything

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Editor’s Dose: A little pill of insight on nutrition news you can use

  They don’t say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” for no reason. This edition of Central Florida Health News is focusing on food because what you put

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Publisher’s Note: From the pyramid to the plate

  As of June 2, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the federal government’s new food icon: My Plate. Gone is the food