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Superfoods for Men
superfoods for men

Superfoods provide a host of benefits to help us live longer, healthier lives. They are high in phytonutrients, chemicals that occur naturally in food. They protect against cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension and may also boost your immune function and perhaps lower your risk for infection. Here are 10 superfoods that offer a good start to a balanced diet for men. (PDF Format Only)

Health Benefits of Blueberries
Interactive educational module shows the benefits of blueberries on the human body.

Blueberries
blueberries

Blueberries are among the wild shrubs that produce edible berries – with others being cranberries, bilberries and cowberries. These berries are known for having important health benefits. Learn the uses and health benefits of blueberries in this publication. (PDF Format Only)

Nutritional Benefits of Poultry
poultry

Poultry is inexpensive, versatile and nutritious! Information on poultry nutrients, classifications, cooking, storing and handling included. (PDF Format Only)

Nutritional Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables
fruits vegetables
Fruits and vegetables are great sources of vitamins and minerals and provide many health benefits. It is recommended that we eat 2 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables every day! (PDF Format Only)
Nutritional Benefits of Dairy
dairy
Dairy foods taste good and are good for you! Milk, cheese and yogurt are naturally calcium-rich foods with unique health benefits. Calcium increases bone growth, slows age-related bone loss and reduces the risk of fractures. (PDF Format Only)
Your snack may need an oil change
Reading the ingredients label on packaging may reveal some bad fats in your snacks.
Yogurt a Super Food
Yogurt is indeed a super food. People often eat yogurt to help them get enough calcium to meet their daily needs. But many health benefits beyond its nutritional value have been associated with consuming yogurt.
Phytosterols Improve Lipid Profiles in Men
A high lipid count in the blood is a risk factor for heart disease. High cholesterol ranks right along with the dangers of diabetes, smoking, inactivity and obesity, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Heli Roy.
LSU AgCenter Nutrition Expert Tells What Makes Figs So Special
Figs are nutrient-dense, versatile and very easy to pack and transport. They add nutrients and minerals to your diet without adding any fat.
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