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In the United States, almost all food must be packaged with a Nutrition Facts label that lists the nutritional value of the food. These labels contain important information about the food, including the number of calorie... More »

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Diabetics can easily shop for food by preparing an individualized eating plan in advance with the help of a registered dietitian nutritionist, reports the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The nutritionist works with t... More »

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The protein content in a food can be found either on its nutrition label or in a database of nutrition information such as that provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Protein content is generally listed in grams... More »

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According to World's Healthiest Foods, white rice has been stripped of most of its nutritional value, but brown rice is a nutrient-dense plant food that offers many health benefits. White rice has had the outer layers of... More »

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Drinking beer in moderation can minimize the risk of kidney stones, according to The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Due to compounds in hops that slow the release of calcium from the bone, consumption of beer can pr... More »

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Examples of trustworthy sources for expert articles on nutrition include the nutrition section of About.com and The Nutrition Experts, as stated by their respective websites. Live Science also features nutrition articles... More »

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A blood sugar spike is caused by eating high-glycemic-index foods, according to Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source. Eating many high-glycemic-index foods can increase the risk for heart disease, type 2 diab... More »

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