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The US Department of Agriculture launches the first phase of the Healthy Meals Incentive Initiative

In this edition of 5 Things Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site dining. Here is your list for today: The US Department of Agriculture launches the first phase of the Healthy Meals Incentive Initiative Related: 5 things: Back-to-office rates go up while enrollment in primary and secondary …

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National Healthy Aging Month |  Virginia Washington DC Healthcare

National Healthy Aging Month | Virginia Washington DC Healthcare

Take a step during National Healthy Aging Month to ensure your golden years remain golden. September has been recognized as National Healthy Aging Month. While some factors that influence healthy aging are not under our control (such as genetics), others are easily accessible and within everyone’s reach. A geriatrician at Washington DC Virginia Medical Center, …

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Golf Benefits for Mental Health as You Age - Forbes Health

Golf Benefits for Mental Health as You Age – Forbes Health

A study in the Golf Science Journal showed that playing golf is associated with improved physical health and wellness, and potentially contributes to increased life expectancy. Discover the various scientifically backed mental benefits of playing golf below. Treating anxiety and depression Exercise is a proven way to get rid of some mental and emotional problems. …

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A healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

A healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

Post on PinterestA recent study suggests that people with gestational diabetes may be able to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes through healthy lifestyle practices. Jovo Jovanovic / Stocksy Gestational diabetes is diabetes that develops during pregnancy. People diagnosed with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life. …

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A diet rich in guar gum reduces symptoms of inflammation and multiple sclerosis

Summary: Diets high in guar gum, dietary fiber and a common food additive extracted from guar beans, reduce inflammation and delay the onset of multiple sclerosis in mouse models. source: University of British Columbia According to new research by members of the University of British Columbia (UBC) Department of Microbiology and Immunology, diets rich in …

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Take time to plan nutritious meals and snacks for your family, even if you're on your way.

Nutrition tips to make sure your family eats healthy food on the go

Q: How can I prepare healthy snacks for my family during an active sports season or summer? a: A proper and flexible nutrition plan is one of the greatest keys to success for your family. However, finding time to plan meals can be very challenging with schedules on the go. Your child’s nutrition directly affects …

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Mom ignored medical advice to end pregnancy and gave birth to a perfect little girl

Mom ignored medical advice to end pregnancy and gave birth to a perfect little girl

A mother ignored repeated medical advice from doctors to terminate her pregnancy and eventually gave birth to a healthy baby girl who defied all odds. Katie White, 24, had a perfectly normal pregnancy until she reached 20 weeks when her baby’s health turned out to be in danger. However, during a standard ultrasound at Mercy …

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Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) Calculator - Forbes Health

Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) Calculator – Forbes Health

table of contents {{tocState.toggleTocShowMore? ‘show more’: ‘show less’}} If you’re looking for an accurate estimate of how many calories your body burns each day, consider calculating your total daily energy expenditure, or TDEE. Using scientifically supported calculation methods, TDEE estimates the amount of energy (or number of calories) your body burns over a 24 hour …

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Diet can play a role in cognitive function across diverse races and ethnicities

A diet rich in guar gum reduces inflammation and symptoms of multiple sclerosis

According to new research by members of the University of British Columbia (UBC) Department of Microbiology and Immunology, diets rich in guar gum, a common food additive and dietary fiber, reduce inflammation and delay the onset of symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice. “The rapid increase in autoimmune disorders and inflammation in industrialized countries …

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Why eating plant-based protein can keep your gut bacteria healthy

Why eating plant-based protein can keep your gut bacteria healthy

Nearly 75 percent of consumers who stop eating meat are doing it for them healthHowever, there is still a common reluctance to swap meat for vegetable proteins such as lentils, chickpeas or soybeans. To quell any suspicions that plant protein is unhealthy or lacking in nutrition, new research suggests that eating plant-based protein provides significant …

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