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The World Health Organization has dropped its sugar intake recommendations from 10 percent of your daily calorie intake to 5 percent

The World Health Organization (WHO) is dropping its sugar intake recommendations from 10 percent of your daily calorie intake to 5 percent. For an adult of a normal body mass index (BMI), that works out to about 6 teaspoons --...

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Psychologists are now employed in 59% of all integrative healthcare hospitals and clinics across America

As integrative medicine developed and practitioners sought to define core practices, a common definition and philosophy of care emerged. The Bravewell Collaborative uses the following description in all of its work. Integrative medicine is an approach to care that puts...

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Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of many leading causes of illness and death, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and obesity. Despite these positive health benefits, few adults meet...

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Nine out of 10 children still don’t eat enough vegetables

The amount of whole fruit* children, 2-18 years old, ate increased by 67% from 2003 to 2010 and replaced fruit juice as the main contributor of fruit to children’s diets. Experts recommend that most fruit come from whole fruit, rather...

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Unhealthy diets now pose a greater risk to morbidity and mortality than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined

According to the EAT-Lancet Commission Summary Report, "There is substantial scientific evidence that links diets with human health and environmental sustainability. Yet the absence of globally agreed scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production has hindered large-scale and...

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