a recent article risks misleading people about sodium intake.
Aside from not smoking, the most important determinants of good health are what we eat and how active we are. The Nutrition Source is designed to get you started down the path toward the healthiest diet possible.
In the What Should I Eat section, you’ll find ten key tips for eating right, plus our bottom line recommendations on carbohydrates, protein, fats, fiber, vegetables and fruits, calcium and milk, healthy drinks, lower salt and sodium, alcohol, and vitamins. You can also learn more about a food pyramid and plate that are actually based on the latest science: the Healthy Eating Pyramid, created by the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, and its new companion, the Healthy Eating Plate, built in conjunction with colleagues at Harvard Health Publications.
A lot of confusing information about nutrition gets batted about in the media and on the Web. The Nutrition Source will cut through all that confusion, providing clear tips for healthy eating and dispelling a few nutrition myths along the way.
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