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2009-10-29 07:45:00

Australian researchers say they may have found yet another reason why we ought to be packing our diets full of fresh fruits and vegetables.  According to a new study released by Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, dietary fiber isn't just important for keeping your grandmother regular, but may in fact play a significant role in staving off chronic illnesses like arthritis, diabetes and asthma. Researchers have for some time known that fiber-rich foods such as legumes, whole...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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