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  Document ANSI-3994 Meat Curing

This fact sheet discusses proper ways to home cure meat. Reviewed August 2015.

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  Document FAPC-132 Fiber: Bulk of Life

By Patricia Rayas. Research has linked a high-fiber diet with reduced risk of certain chronic and life-threatening diseases. A diet rich in fiber also provides important, natural, chemical compunds, antioxidants, vitamins, and micronutrients that aid in good digestion and overall good health. Reviewed March 2017.

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  Document FAPC-133 Trans Fats, Health and Nutritional Labeling of Foods

By Nurhan Dunford. According to the new trans fat labeling regulation, food manufacturers have until January 1, 1996, to add the trans fat content of foods to the label on a separate line immediately beneath the saturated fat on the nutrition label. Revised June 2017.

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  Document FAPC-134 Formulating Food Products with Low Trans Fats

By Nurhan Dunford. This fact sheet focuses on the alternatives to trans fat for food applications. Revised June 2017.

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  Document FAPC-135 Foods, Health and Omega-3 Oils

By Nurhan Dunford. Fats and oils are part of a healthful and balanced diet. The type and amount of fat/oil consumed are very important for maintenance of health and disease prevention. Reviewed March 2017

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  Document FAPC-199 Nutrition Facts Panel Changes: Combating an Old Problem with a New Look

This fact sheet oullines the changes the Food & Drug Administration is proposing to Nutrition Facts labels. These changes help consumers better understand the nutritional value of what they are buying and later eating.

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  Document T-3117 Carbohydrates in the Diet

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the function of carbohydrates in the human body. Revised June 2017.

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  Document T-3120 Drug - Nutrient Interaction

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses how foods can alter the effectiveness of medications, and how medications can alter the absorption of nutrients. Revised June 2014.

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  Document T-3122 Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses vitamin and mineral supplements. Reviewed July 2017.

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  Document T-3124 Nutrition Misinformation

By Janice Hermann. Knowledge is your best protection against health fraud. Through education you can become aware of the methods used by promoters and the language of fraud. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3132 Nutrition for Physical Activity and Athletics

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the special nutritional requirements for athletic and/or physical activity. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3138 Dietary Fiber

By Janice Hermann. Dietary fiber is not a single substance, but a group of substances with similar properties. This fact sheet discusses the role of dietary fiber in the diet. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3142 Dietary Salt and Sodium

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses sodium, it's effect on the body, and what foods contain sodium. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3148 Food Intake in Later Years

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses how normal physical changes that affect dietary intake. Revised April 2017.

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  Document T-3149 Nutrition in Later Years

By Janice Hermann. Good dietary patterns can contribute to both good health and survival in middle age and beyond. Revised April 2017.

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  Document T-3150 Calcio en la dieta

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the important role calcium plays in good health.

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  Document T-3150 Dietary Calcium

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the important role calcium plays in good health. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3152 Diet and Osteoporosis

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the symptoms, complications of, and lowering the risk of osteoporosis. Revised June 2014.

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  Document T-3153 Dietary Fat and Cholesterol

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet describes fat, cholesterol, foods they are found in, and the affect on the body. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3156 Vitamins and the Body

By Janice Hermann. Vitamins are essential nutrients, which means that it is necessary to eat them to live and be healthy. This fact sheet discusses the role of different vitamins in good nutrition. Revised June 2017.

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