pantry makeover

Pantry Makeover: Whole Grains

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Much of the grains we consume these days are milled, and therefore stripped of many of the nutrients our body needs. Wheat for instance, loses half of its B vitamins, 90 percent of its vitamin E, and virtually all of its fiber in the milling process. Fortification adds back some, but not all, of the lost nutrients.

Mindful Eating: A Sodium Makeover for Your Pantry

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Our diets are too high in salt and sodium. The optimal limit for sodium is 1,500 milligrams a day, equivalent to the amount of sodium in about two-thirds of a teaspoon of salt.

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