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Delores Alleckson, a nurse practitioner at Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, often sees people with a variety of mood disorders. Alleckson said some disorders require medications, while others can be addressed with dietary changes, or a combination of both.
U.S. President Joe Biden met on Thursday with executives from infant formula manufacturers and retailers, pressing them to do everything possible to get families access.
Coffee intake carries both pros and cons when it comes to health.
Rachel Iverson, a registered dietitian with Sanford Health in Bismarck, says heavily processed foods such as boxed macaroni and cheese, canned soup and frozen dinners often contain unhealthy levels of sodium; the reason being that salt is used as a preservative to extend shelf life. Yet, there are high sodium products whose heart stopping saltiness tends to stay under a consumer’s radar.

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One of the challenges of hailing from a family of four girls is the competitiveness. For instance, one of our great fears is being "the fat one" at family reunions. Is this barbaric, superficial, and destructive? Yes, yes and yes. But keep in mind you are talking to women who grew up in an era where beauty trumped comfort or safety.
Fracas over new food scoring system showcases the perils of rankings based on nutrient formulas
This is the story of how a small group of people from diverse corners of the world and all walks of life teamed up to produce a book that encourages Midwesterners to try what's touted as one of the healthiest diets in the world. "Midwest Mediterranean" encourages us to bypass butter for high-quality olive oil, imported from 5,000 miles away. But it also reminds us that many Mediterranean-friendly staples — potatoes, vegetables, whole-grains — are grown right here.
People are realizing that microgreens are anything but small potatoes when it comes to nutrients. Now Ryan and Sam Archer want to harvest success with the petite radishes and itty-bitty broccoli they're growing in a tent in their basement.
The FDA definition for “low fat” is 3 grams fat per 100 gram weight serving or 30% of calories or less from fat.

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Nine Fargo-Moorhead area junior chefs are competing in a Healthy Kids Cooking Competition as part of the first-ever Cooking for a Cause Gala for Family Wellness in Fargo, Nov. 5.
Home-packed lunches tend to be less healthy than school lunches, but they don't have to be.
The new business offers healthy fast food and energy drinks, primarily in the form of shakes, smoothies, protein coffee, juice and tea.

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