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Southern-Style Diet Increases Risk of Stroke

A Southern-style diet includes high consumption of fried foods (such as chicken, fish, potatoes, ham, bacon, liver and gizzards), which are high in fat and are heavily salted and sugary drinks. As such, three major factors are at work in this type of diet that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to lead researcher Suzanne Judd, PhD, MPH.  These are the fatty foods, which are high in cholesterol, sugary drinks associated with diabetes, and salty foods, which may lead to hypertension. The study compared the diets of more than 20,000 black and white adults and it showed that the […]

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Improving School Lunches

Last year the US Department of Agriculture set new standards to improve the nation’s school lunches in an effort to curb childhood obesity and promote good health among school children. These efforts, the first in 15 years to address the nutritional quality of school lunches, were met with strong approval from parents and nutritionists. The changes included serving more fruits and vegetables to kids, whole grains, nonfat or 1% milk, and meat or its alternative the size of a child’s palm. However, it seems that school-age children are not as enthusiastic as their parents and nutritionists are about their new […]

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