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Dietary Fiber (INACTIVE)

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  • Raisin' the bar on nutrition

    Raisin' the bar on nutrition
    Environmental Nutrition Raisins have been revered since ancient times. Grapes were dried into tiny wrinkled gems as early as 2,000 BC, when they were eaten and used as decorations during feasts and religious ceremonies, as well as utilized for barter...
  • Punch up your holiday table

    Punch up your holiday table
    The economy is as good a reason as any to re-establish an old American tradition: Serve a house punch instead of wine or beer for your holiday dinner. Instead of buying bottles of wine, craft a warming concoction with favorite juices and spices, topped...
  • Let them eat madeleines

    Let them eat madeleines
    It's fun to surprise guests, especially with an unexpected twist on dessert. It's even more fun when the dessert in question -- a basket of warm-from-the-oven madeleines -- actually makes your life easier. Madeleines are popping up all over now, from...
  • Recipe: Snap bean and tomato saute

    Recipe: Snap bean and tomato saute
    Florida is known as the “winter salad bowl” and the snap bean and tomato sauté brings together some of the state’s best cold-weather produce. 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds fresh...
  • Raisin' the bar on nutrition: They may be ugly, but raisins have some beautiful health benefits

    FOLKLORE Raisins have been revered since ancient times. Grapes were dried into tiny wrinkled gems as early as 2,000 BC, when they were eaten and used as decorations during feasts and religious ceremonies, as well as utilized for barter currency and...
  • Spelt: Ancient grain has resurfaced as a nutritional superstar

    THE FOLKLORE Spelt enjoys a rich past as one of the most popular grains in ancient times. Yet, despite its role as a staple in ancient civilizations, and as a healer of illness in the Middle Ages, spelt lost its luster in the U.S. with the modern...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 5 Steps to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

    Environmental Nutrition About 50 percent of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer among men and women in the U.S., can be prevented through daily diet, physical activity and weight management, making it one of our most preventable cancers....
  • How to achieve your fiber goals

    How to achieve your fiber goals
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
  • Apples rock! Boost your health with these nutrient-packed fruits

    Apples loom large on the world's nutritional, cultural and culinary menu. THE FOLKLORE Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple--small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy globes we...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Parsnips are packed with more nutrients than you might expect

    Environmental Nutrition Parsnips remain relative newcomers to this country, even though they've been cultivated since ancient Roman times. They were introduced to the United States by the British in the 19th century, but the potato soon took the lead...
  • EatingWell: What are good fats and bad fats?

    Long gone are the days when all fats were "bad." Now we know that what's important are the types of fat we eat, and how much. For instance, oils--full of unsaturated fatty acids--generally fall into the "healthy" camp. When you choose oil over a solid...