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Dietary Fiber (INACTIVE)

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Healthy, heart-ful strawberries

    Known as "heart-seed" berries by Native Americans, strawberries have captured imaginations and palates for thousands of years. Mythology tells how the tears of the goddess Venus, which were shed over the death of Adonis, fell to earth and became...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: An apple a day

    Environmental Nutrition 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 goodness we love today. Historians may not agree whether it originated in...
  • Fit Friday: A fruit pizza recipe for the kids

    Fit Friday: A fruit pizza recipe for the kids
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - It can sometimes be tough to get kids to enjoy eating healthy, but Noah Alldredge with Big Time Results shows KY3's Paul Adler a great sweet treat that combines a variety of fruit. Sweet Dream Pizza is a perfect treat for the kids...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using whole grains

    Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using whole grains
    Whole grains are among the best sources of dietary fiber, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. They also have some valuable antioxidants not found in fruits and vegetables as well as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron and magnesium. Here are a couple...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Truffle still golden after three decades

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Truffle still golden after three decades
    Alan Greeley's Golden Truffle has been around for more than 30 years, and there is a reason why this neighborhood bistro has had such longevity. The food is good! The restaurant has added a full bar. The menu offers an ever-changing variety, according...
  • Asparagus is a healthful spring veggie

    Asparagus belongs to the lily family together with onions, leeks and garlic. The vegetable exists in three colors: green, white and purple. The green and most common type is slightly sweet in flavor with a tender and crisp texture. Asparagus is rich...
  • Extra fiber tied to lower risk of stroke

    Extra fiber tied to lower risk of stroke
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who get more fiber in their diet are less likely to have a stroke than those who skimp on the nutrient, according to a new review of existing research. "A few people in the past have looked at the relationship between...
  • Fall's fabulous bounty

    Fall's fabulous bounty
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze weighs in on fall fruits and vegetables. The chill of fall is in the air along with the bright red, orange and yellow colors of the...
  • Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

    Yields: 3 cups | Serving Size: 1/2 Cup | Calories: 185 | Previous Points: 4 | Points Plus: 5 | Total Fat: 5 gm | Saturated Fats: 3 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 16 mg | Sodium: 198 mg | Carbohydrates: 23 gm | Dietary fiber: 2 gm | Sugars: 4 gm |...
  • Healthy Monday Tip #43 — Benefit from whole grains

     
    The Healthy Monday Campaign has designated Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy habits. Why Mondays? It’s the January of the week, the perfect time for a fresh start. By setting a day (Monday) every week for people to think about and focus...
  • Pears are a great match for cheese and more

     
    Pears and cheese go together like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers — classic, elegant and smooth. For a showstopper appetizer at fall parties, let these two tango on top of a pizza crust. Bartlett pears will provide a subtle, sweet contrast to...