Do I Really Need to Eat Fruits and Vegetables Every Day? Ask A Nutritionist.

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Should you really strive to consume fruits and vegetables each day? The answer is yes: Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce chances of death. A new research study has found that eating two fruits and three vegetables a day may be enough to lower chances of death from heart disease, cancer, and lung illnesses …

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How To Avoid Food Poisoning : Ask A Nutritionist

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One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. That’s why food safety is so important for you and your family. Many of us are doing more cooking at home now. Remember these four steps to help your family stay safe from food poisoning at home: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill. Clean. -Wash …

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

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Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store to choose from. They are …

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