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4 posts tagged with "sugar-sweetened-beverages"

"Eating Smart" Blog

"Eating Smart" Blog
ONIE offers you "easy to do" tips that will put you in control of being a healthier you. Skip the fad diets this year. Read More

1% Milk-No Added Sugar

1% Milk-No Added Sugar
At ONIE we agree that watching the sugar you eat is a very legitimate concern. Blood glucose levels are directly affected by the amount of sugar we eat. Similarly, carbohydrates are broken down into sugar. Too much sugar in the diet can cause you to gain weight and damage your overall health. The US Dietary Guidelines recommend that we reduce consuming foods with added sugars or foods that have caloric sweeteners added to them during processing, preparation, or after preparation. Read More

Watermelon, the State Vegetable

Nothing says summer for me like watermelon and ONIE was offering tastings of watermelon last weekend. For us Oklahomans, watermelon is the official state vegetable. If you like factoids, here is another one. A watermelon is one of the few foods that is both a fruit and vegetable. Yes, the watermelon is a superfood. One slice has almost a fifth of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin A and C. Read More

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