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- September 12, 2008

Superfoods to the rescue

by Toni M Toledo and Rachel Freiberg

If the old saying "You are what you eat" is true, shouldn't we be eating the most nutritionally dense foods available? We all know we should eat a healthy diet, but what does this mean? Armed with some basic knowledge about "superfoods," a trip to the local grocery store can help you reduce your risk of developing the most common chronic health conditions, such as high cholesterol, heart disease and cancer, and can help improve existing conditions and overall health.

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Toni M Toledo, MPH, R.D., and Rachel Freiberg, M.S., R.D., are registered dietitians with the HMR Weight Management Program at the Mountain View Center of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.


Posted by Carol, San Jose, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 23, 2008 at 11:16 am

I found this article to be extremely informational. My son is overweight and I needed some ideas on what to eat. We are always on the go and tend to eat a lot of fast food. I need to make drastic changes in what we eat.