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Recipe of the Week:

Basil Spinach Salad Preparation: 10 min. Cooking: 10 min. Total: 20 min.
Calories: 200 CalFat: 17 g
Carbs: 6.5 gProtein: 7 g
Fiber: 3 gSugar: 1.2 g
Cholesterol: 10 mgSodium: 220 mg

This Week's Featured Article:

Better Quality of Life on Dialysis

Nutrients improved health factors in those on dialysis

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Those on dialysis to cleanse the blood when the kidneys stop working often have inflammation and abnormal blood lipids, raising chances for heart problems. Doctors wanted to see if flax could improve lipid profiles...In this study, 30 people on dialysis with high triglycerides and low levels of HDL—the good cholesterol—ate their normal diet with or without 4 grams (1/7th ounce) of flaxseed per day. After eight weeks...

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