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Chicken Udon Noodle Soup

Is it the Chicken or the Soup?

Recent study of home-made chicken soup investigates this winter cold home remedy.  Enjoying a steaming bowl of chicken soup can make a medical difference in the severity of the common cold!

Handful of common vitamins and supplements in pill form

Taking Vitamins? They’re No Substitute for a Healthy Diet

According to ABC News, 44 percent of Americans report that they take supplements daily, but many of them are unaware of what nutritional benefits they are getting from these vitamins.

Smoky Spice Crusted Tofu

Soy and Breast Cancer: Food that Heals

A study recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that eating soy products could decrease the recurrence of breast cancer.

Hamburger loaded with two cheeses and bacon

Taxing Soda and Junk Foods, A blessing in disguise

The federal government, as well as many state and local governments, are considering instituting a junk food tax on foods high in saturated fat and sugary drinks. 

Whole grain wheat berries

Whole Grains lead to Weight Loss, Lower Body Fat and Heart Health

A recent study reports that people who substitute whole grains for refined grains in their diet reduce body fat that is linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. There are many easy ways to replace refined grains with whole grains in your favorite recipes.

The food and brain connection

Foods May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes and Heart Disease

It may be time to view home recipe preparation in a new light. Increasing evidence is supporting the idea that by sacrificing the convenience of prepared foods you can lose weight, live a longer and healthier life.

A handful of raw wheat berries and whole-wheat spaghetti

New Whole-Grain Pastas, Where Fiber Meets Flavor

Health conscious Americans are driving the explosive growth of whole-grain pasta, increasingly found in a variety of forms on grocery shelves.