Fruit and Veggies Report Card

A recent report from the CDC shows mixed results for children’s nutritional health. On the positive side, consumption of fruit juice is down while whole fruits are up. However vegetable intake is unchanged and the average intake of fruits and veggies for children are still below the recommended 5 servings per day. PositiveTip: Lunch is…

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Eat Well, Exercise, & Stop Smoking–Still Great Advice!

French researchers followed 4000 seniors for almost 7 years. Each participant was disability-free at baseline. After adjusting for potential confounders, the following factors were found to contribute to excess disability risk: low physical activity 72% smoking 26% low fruit and vegetable intake 24% The results were similar when those who developed disabilities in the first 4 years…

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