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More government advice for healthy eating – do we care? | Gustafson

The government’s purpose of issuing dietary recommendations is to encourage people to maintain balanced and health-promoting eating habits, manage their weight and prevent diseases. - Courtesy photo
  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:43AM

Every five years or so, the U.S. government updates its Dietary Guidelines for Americans, advising us how to eat to stay healthy. 2015 is the next due date.

 

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Dietary guidelines to better address environmental concerns | Gustafson

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:13AM

As you may have heard, the city of Seattle, my hometown, has adopted new waste management policies that require food scraps to be disposed of in separate containers, instead of mixing them in with regular garbage.

Best to get yearly mammograms | Dr. Ulissey

  • Jan 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

Q. I don't feel I need to get mammograms because I don't have a family history of breast cancer.

Heart and Mouth Connection: The link between heart disease and oral health | Dr. Rich

  • Jan 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

The expressions, "My heart was in my throat" or "in my mouth" have often been used in years past to describe a feeling of extreme nervousness or fear.

Where did all the food go? | Gustafson

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 12:27PM

The holiday season is behind us, and while the cheering was a lot of fun, it is now time to go back to a healthier eating regimen, especially if the scale indicates that you've been overdoing it a little.

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