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Whether you plant them or pick them up at the grocery store or farmers' market, adding fresh herbs is a quick way to transform ordinary meals into extraordinary meals. Besides helping flavor foods when cutting back on salt, fat and sugar, herbs may offer additional benefits of their own. Researchers are finding many culinary herbs (both fresh and dried) have antioxidants that may help protect against such diseases as cancer and heart disease. Take some thyme (pun intended) to cook with fre
You eat in a variety of places - your home, work, restaurants, maybe even your car. For some of these places, you can have more control over what choices are available than others. Since high-calorie foods are everywhere, it's important to take the time to plan ahead to make sure you have healthy options available.
Eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables provides important health benefits when you select and prepare them safely. Fruits and vegetables add nutrients to your diet that help protect you from heart disease, stroke, and some cancers. And choosing produce including vegetables, fruits, and nuts - instead of high-calorie foods helps you manage your weight.
Clean, disinfected surface areas are a key to a healthy home. Chlorinated cleaning products, used safely and effectively provide a host of health benefits and are a trusted guard against seasonal flu outbreaks and episodes of foodborne illness. Daycare centers, hospitals, restaurants and public facilities of all kinds rely upon disinfectant qualities of chlorine-based cleaners to keep the environment pathogen-free and safe for everyone. The Chlorine Chemistry Council and The Soap and Detergent A
Is it safe to use food from dented cans? If a can containing food has a small dent, but is otherwise in good shape, the food should be safe to eat. Discard deeply dented cans. A deep dent is one that you can lay your finger in to. Deep dents often have sharp points. A sharp dent on the top, bottom or side seam can damage the seam and allow bacteria to enter the can Discard any can with a deep dent on any seam.
A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let's begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 -2020, a healthy eating plan: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products. Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans eggs, and nuts. Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (s
Current food trends suggest there is confusion about the safety of the food system (production, processing distribution, consumption and waste management) leading to skepticism and decrease consumer confidence in our food supply.

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