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How Much Added Sugar Should We Have Daily?

Foodamentals By September 17, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

With all of the buzz over the possible relabeling of high fructose corn syrup to corn sugar, it's a good time to look at the amount of overall added sugar in your diet. For females, this is roughly 100 calories or 25 grams. For men, this is roughly 150 calories or 37 grams.

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Egg, Meat, Fish Safety

Foodamentals By August 20, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

With the news of the current egg recall, it’s good time to talk about food safety. Uncooked shell eggs and raw meat, fish, poultry and seafood always carry a risk of foodborne illness, so following a few simple tips can help decrease your risk.

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Why a Low Sodium Diet?

Foodamentals By August 13, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

The American Heart Association recommends Americans consume less than 1500mg of sodium per day. Why is this important? A low sodium diet can help you maintain a healthy blood pressure and help you reduce your chance of developing heart disease.

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