Nutrition

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MODERATE OR REDUCE SALT INTAKE?

By Sandra Ortiz-Rosado, LND, CAWM, DE, CECD, and L.E.A.D. Network member For centuries, salt was essential to preserve food, even the term “salary” comes from the word salt. Sodium is an essential mineral for life and one of the components...
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IRON-RICH FOODS

Prepared by Rayna Hichez Coste, LDN Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. LDN #1553 and L.E.A.D. Network member Iron is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is found in every cell of the body. In our diet, it is considered an essential mineral, since...
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Question of the Week – Every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?” Put simply, our seeds...
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The Benefits and Safety of GMOs

By Milton Stokes, PhD, MPH, RD, FAND; Daniel A. Goldstein, MD, FAAP, FACMT As fathers, the availability of a safe and abundant food supply for our families is very important to us. Since we have nutrition and medical backgrounds, this priority carries...
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