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Food and Health

The relationship between food and health is intimate and fascinating, and a thorough understanding of this association is necessary to help restore, support, and maintain optimal health. Stay in touch with the latest research and advice on food and its impact on your health and that of your family with well-researched articles from Emaxhealth.

New Treatment Guide For Eating Disorders Available

Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders has published Eating Disorders: A Handbook of Christian Treatment, a comprehensive guide to the mysterious world of eating disorders. The handbook explains eating disorders, along with proper assessment and intervention, across the bio-psycho-social-spiritual continuum. It was written by a multidisciplinary team to be of value to a broad range of healthcare and pastoral professionals, practitioners, educators and students.

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dLife Launches Online Food And Diabetic Recipe Search Tool

dLife launches the dLife Recipe Finder and Food Look-Up, the world's largest and most comprehensive online nutrition database and look-up tool for people with diabetes. Visit www.dlife.com and search ingredients, prepared foods or even fast food to get in-depth nutritional analysis for more than 25,000 foods and access to over 10,000 diabetes friendly recipes. This revolutionary offering creates a complete one-stop resource to help people track daily carbohydrates in an effort to maintain an optimal diabetes diet and for overall healthy living.

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Moms Can Satisfy All With One Recipe

Young children can be picky eaters, spooked by strong flavors or unfamiliar ingredients, so family dinners tend to be seasoned to the taste of the pickiest eaters. But just because the three-year-old prefers milder foods doesn't mean the rest of family can't enjoy something with more zip. To help parents please all of the diverse tastes of their hungry hoard without spending all night in the kitchen, Mealtime.org has devised an intriguing dinnertime idea that easily creates four dinners out of one.

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Two Freshwater Fish Added To High-Mercury List

Two more types of freshwater fish in southeastern North Carolina have been found to have elevated levels of mercury. They are yellow perch caught south and east of Interstate highway 85, and black crappie caught south and east of I-95. State public health officials are urging pregnant women and children to avoid eating those fish altogether, and urging others to limit their consumption of those fish to no more than one meal a week.

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Tips To Transition Bodies For Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Eating

People get bombarded on a regular basis about health, diets and wellness, making it hard to choose which path to follow. According to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the largest nutrition school in the world, "seasonal eating" is an important aspect to maintaining health and wellness, regardless of which diet you choose. This practice, rooted deep in our ancestry, balances the body by reducing illness and increasing energy and well-being.

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Have A Healthy Breakfast Every Day In 2008

Too often new year's resolutions require giving up certain foods, but did you know making sure you don't miss one key meal a day could be the start of healthy habits in 2008? This year make excuses the most difficult thing you "give-up," and try the anti-resolution -- have a healthy breakfast every morning. It's simpler than you think.

Breakfast serves up an opportunity for good nutrition, which is beneficial considering less than 11 percent of Americans are meeting the current USDA daily guidelines for fruit and vegetable consumption.

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