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  • Quick Tips to Be Sodium Savvy 8/17/2009 4:14:37 PM

    Managing sodium intake can seem daunting, but there are some surprisingly simple ways people can reduce the amount of sodium they consume as part of a healthful diet.more »

  • Background on Functional Foods 8/11/2011

    “Functional Foods” are foods or dietary components that may provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition. You can take greater control of your health through the food choices you make, knowing that some foods can provide specific health benefits. Examples can include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fortified or enhanced foods and beverages, and some dietary supplements.more »

  • Questions and Answers About Bisphenol-A (BPA) 6/5/2013

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastic or epoxy resins. These resins are used in some food packaging materials, such as the lining inside metal-based food and beverage cans, coatings on metal closures / lids for glass jars, reusable plastic containers for food and beverages and tableware.more »

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  • Prevent Childhood Choking: It's Up To You

    This poster, developed in partnership with the National SAFE KIDS Campaign, provides guidelines and tips to help caregivers, parents, and others to take the necessary steps to prevent the incidence of airway obstruction or choking in young children.

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  • Hydration: Does it Always Have to be Water?

    This publication addresses the common misperception that caffeine causes dehydration and provides an overall guide to how all liquids, including milk, fruit juices, sports drinks, watery foods, and even beverages such as soft drinks, coffee and tea can play a role in meeting individual hydration needs.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Sucralose

    With obesity rates among Americans at an all-time high, many people may think they have to give up sweets in order to lose weight. But there’s good news if you love sweets: Low-calorie sweeteners offer a way to reduce calories in sweet foods and beverages, which may help you lose or maintain your weight. They also offer a way for people with diabetes to decrease their carbohydrate intake.

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