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Regulating Salt Intake

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AUBURN, Ala.— Choosing to eat smart with a balanced diet is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle and lose weight.  One of the most overlooked ways to do this is to reduce your sodium intake. Sheree Taylor, an Alabama Extension regional  agent in Human Nutrition, Diet and Health, said the average American adult consumes about 3,400 milligrams of sodium ... Read More »

Healthy Fast Food, is this a Myth?

Auburn, Alabama—It’s Tuesday at 6 p.m. you just got off work, you  are hungry, tired and don’t feel like cooking and you are looking for healthy fast food. On your way home you see a McDonald’s. You’re trying to eat healthy. Instead of going home and eating you tell yourself you will order the grilled chicken sandwich, which is healthier, right? ... Read More »

The Mystery of Grapefruit: Is It Actually Good For You?

Auburn, Ala. —You may be wondering what could possibly be the issue with eating grapefruit with its variety of benefits.There are unexpected risks that people fail to realize. Here we face the mystery of grapefruit, and we ask ourselves, is it actually good for you? Grapefruit is a popular hybrid citrus fruit that is recognized for its unique sweet, yet sour ... Read More »

Balancing Carbohydrates in the Diet

Learn how to balance the carbohydrates in your diet and what better options may be for your daily carbohydrates. Read More »