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Pop Quiz: Is your kitchen a nutrition crime scene?

 Find out how much you REALLY know about food safety. One in six people in the United States are still getting food poisoning, leading to 100,000 hospital stays and 3,000

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Delicious food and the diabetic’s diet

It’s in the Bag Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high glucose levels caused by insufficient production of insulin. That’s a fairly simple definition for a disease that

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Planning ahead for holiday meals

Ways to enjoy the food without adding to the waistline The average Thanksgiving meal packs a 2,000-3,000 calorie punch, but you needn’t let it knock you off balance when it

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Editor’s Dose: More than just comfort food

  Reading this article on food “made with love” for the sick really brought back some memories. As a young teenager, my mother had to undergo open heart surgery twice

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Healthy Cook: Made with love

 Classic ‘go-to’ nutrition for the sick “I don’t feel good. I don’t want t-h-a-a-t. Don’t we have something e-l-s-e?” “Wid a cod in de node I can’t taste anyding, anyway.”

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Eating wisely at work

Tips for increasing healthy food options Your work environment may be laden with temptation in the lunchroom and break room. Frequent office birthday parties, business lunches at swank restaurants, or

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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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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