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Americans don't yet know the facts about nutrition

Several diet myths were discounted at a recent Food and Nutrition Conference. No matter what diet is tried, calories are still relevant. Consume too many calories and it is stored as fat. Americans are largely unaware of what a normal portion really looks like. Although large fish have been known to carry levels of mercury, small fish are generally quite safe even for pregnant women. The consumption of many varieties of nuts was also encouraged to help control blood pressure, cholesterol and even cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Bradenton

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About: Americans don't yet know the facts about nutrition

Date: 30 October 2004

Source: Bradenton

Author: Barbara Quinn


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