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USDA Nutritional Data.
Harvard Health Publications: “Is there a link between diet soda and heart disease?”
Harvard School of Public Health: The Nutrition Source, “Ask the Expert: Healthy Fats,” “Higher risk of heart disease, diabetes from eating processed meats,” “Ask the Expert: Concerns about canola oil.”
Virginia Tech: Family Nutrition Program.
Cleveland Clinic: “Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger.”
The World’s Healthiest Foods: “Cucumbers.”
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