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Fruit may mask taste of dark green vegetables in commercial baby foods

Fruit may mask taste of dark green vegetables in commercial baby foods 1

Researchers found that there were no commercially available single, dark green vegetable products. Instead, dark green vegetables often were mixed with fruits or red/orange vegetables — such as squash — that provide additional sweetness. Credit: Pennsylvania State University Commercially prepared baby foods that purport to be loaded with dark green vegetables are …

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    Parent confidence is key to keeping kids from unhealthy foods

    Parent confidence is key to keeping kids from unhealthy foods 4

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain As the countdown to a new school year begins, many parents will soon find themselves facing the often-arduous task of filling the school lunchbox which, despite the best of intentions, often ends up containing more junk food than nutrition. Finding the right balance between ‘always’ and …

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      Do processed foods up your type 2 diabetes risk?

      Do processed foods up your type 2 diabetes risk? 5

      (HealthDay)—Store-bought chicken nuggets, jelly donuts and energy bars may taste delicious. But a large, new study warns that the more of these and other highly processed foods you consume, the greater your risk for type 2 diabetes. Every 10% increase in the amount of “ultra-processed” food translated into a 15% …

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