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Episode #7, June 25, 2009
- “Regular Consumption of Nuts Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women with Type 2 Diabetes“
- Journal of Nutrition July 2009
“Long Term Intake of Dietary Fiber and Decreased Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women”
- JAMA November 2002
“Find and Avoid Heavily Processed Foods”
- Look for real food in your diet
- Eat food in its least processed state
- Eat a balance- there is a great variety in food choices that we do not take advantage of
- Control what you can when you can and don’t worry about the rest.
Weekly Health Challenge
- Matt and Joe encourage you to participate in small weekly personal challenges to become more aware and take small steps to improve your dietary habits.
- They’ll challenge you to take one new step each week. Not just that they will take the challenge themselves each week.
- Matt and Joe will report how they did with each challenge. You can learn along with them as they experience their own successes and failures
Challenge #2: Become Aware of Hydrogenated and Partially Hydrogenated oil
- This issue is incredibly important, and we’ll continue to highlight upon this until it’s completely removed from our food.
- Why focus on this?
- Hydrogenated and partially-hydrogenated oils are used in many food products. Their intake can be tied to many severe health complications, heart disease being one of them.
- Where is it found:
- Most processed foods, especially those which are fried, or are solid when stored at room temperature
Weekly Health Challenge Naming Contest:
We need your help! Think of a catchy name for the “Weekly Health Challenge” segment of our show. Keep in mind the name should capture the idea that improving your health is about doing one step at a time.
Submit your best idea below by using the comment form. Leave your name and email. We’ll pick the one that best depicks our goals for the challenge. If we pick your idea as the winner, we’ll send you 4 22 Serving Canisters of Nutrim for free.