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Autumn Salad

This recipe – Autumn Salad – contains walnuts and leafy greens that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Another reason to eat your fruits and veggies

Healthy eating is recommended to support overall good health. Certain foods that are high in flavonoids, vitamin B12, folate and omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Almost 50 percent of cases of cancer are preventable

With healthy lifestyles almost half of the most common cancers can be prevented.

Heart disease in women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women and kills more women than all types of cancer combined.

Buttons and bows pasta

Buttons and bows pasta is a simple and healthy recipe that combines whole grains with vegetables.

Dietary fiber: For good health and regularity

Although roughly 25 grams of dietary fiber are recommended every day, the average consumption is closer to 15 grams a day.

Sugar-sweetened beverages

Researchers have found that just one 12-ounce serving a day of a sugar-sweetened beverage can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Chickpea Salad

This recipe for chickpea salad is low in sodium, but high in fiber and protein.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Acorn squash, a type of winter squash, is heralded for its richness in vitamins A and C, fiber and potassium.

A healthy whole grain snack

A “healthy snack” sounds like an oxymoron. The two words seem to be on opposite ends. But that does not have to be the case. In this recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research, whole grains are combined with ...

A heart-healthy salad

Salads can be more than just lettuce and tomatoes. This salad combines fruit and lettuce with seeds and nuts.

A healthy vegetarian meal

This recipe of brown rice and vegetables is low in fat and sodium but high in protein and fiber.

Calcium — more than strong bones

Calcium is the most common mineral in the body and is responsible not only for healthy bones but for functions of the heart, muscles and nerves.

Cypriot Chicken Kebabs

This recipe for Cypriot Chicken Kebabs is a good source of protein and fiber. The veggies also contain antioxidants that are considered cancer-fighting agents.

New kidney disease website launched

African Americans are more than three times as likely as whites to develop kidney failure. Once kidney function falls below a certain level, the only options for treatment are dialysis and transplantation.

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