(Distributed July 2004) The National Academies’ Institute of Medicine recently released Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for water, sodium and potassium. DRIs focus on reducing the risk of diet-related chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and osteoporosis, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.
(Distributed July 2004) Summer is a good time to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables provide important nutrients, including antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lycopene, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture