Articles by Christine Cochran

The heart of better health

The numbers regarding heart disease are staggering. More than one in four Americans die as a result of the disease, and it is the leading cause of death for men and women. It impacts so many of us, either personally or through our connections to loved ones, friends and family.


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Staying sharp with omegas and antioxidants

It may seem that omegas and antioxidants have always been top of mind for consumers and researchers.


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Defining 'whole-grain foods'

Nearly 15 years ago, a definition for whole grains was developed, based on scientific information from the American Association of Cereal Chemists (now AACC International). 


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Filling the fiber gap with healthy whole grains

It’s no surprise that fiber, with its significant consumption benefits, is a frequently discussed nutrient. I strive to serve my family a balanced dinner that helps meet our fiber goals. Still, my family struggles with meeting the goals. And we’re not alone. 


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Protein considered part of a healthy diet

It’s a confusing time to try and maintain a healthy diet and weight. There’s so much conflicting advice on what to eat and what to avoid. Things that once were forbidden are now encouraged. 


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Reducing dietary sodium levels

Before heading into spring, I often reflect on the progress I’ve made both professionally and personally since the new year. 


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Vitamins and minerals: Going mainstream

Walking through the grocery store recently, I overheard a conversation between two people going through their shopping list. “All we are missing is some protein,” said one patron to the other. 


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Common sense in, fad diets out

Happy New Year! January marks the unofficial “official” start of the diet season. The pressure of New Year’s resolutions, coupled with added weight (and guilt) from overindulging over the holiday season, seems to send the nation into a dieting frenzy year after year. 


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