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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.

Australian native fruits bear sweet antioxidants

The fruits: Kakadu plum, Illawarra plum, Burdekin plum, Davidson's plum, riberry, red and yellow finger limes, Tasmanian pepper, brush cherry, Cedar Bay cherry, muntries and Molucca raspberry; were compared with blueberries (cultivar Biloxi) - a fruit renowned for its high antioxidant properties.

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New Yorkers Encouraged To Keep Eating Fish

Nutritionists since 2000 have observed that Americans would need to increase their fish intake by a factor of four in order to get enough omega-3 fatty acids in their diet. It appears New Yorkers are closer to that goal than people in other states. And the trace levels of mercury that come along with omega-3s in fish are too small to justify health worries.

Blood mercury levels of New Yorkers are indicators of good health.

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Three New Initiatives To Improve Access To Food Support Programs And Promote Healthy Lifestyle

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn launched three initiatives to improve access to food support programs and promote healthy lifestyles in lower income communities.

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