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The George Mateljan Foundation is a non-profit organization free of commercial influence, which provides this website for you free of charge. Our purpose is to provide you with unbiased scientific information about how nutrient-rich World's Healthiest Foods can promote vibrant health and energy and fit your personal needs and busy lifestyle.

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What is the relationship between nutrition and health?

Our whole website is actually dedicated to that very topic—nutrition and health. Study after study has shown that people who eat whole foods rich in nutrients enjoy vital health, longer life and a reduced risk of many diseases. Eating nutrient-rich foods can also help people to maintain healthy body weight; being overweight or obese has been found to be linked to numerous chronic diseases.

To help you best navigate through the website to find information that will best explain this to you, we want to direct you to the following webpage/articles:

"What are the Health Benefits of Eating the World's Healthiest Foods?" (http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=faq&dbid=3)

"What are the World's Healthiest Foods?" (http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=faq&dbid=20)

In terms of nutritional foods, on our website we feature over 130 nutrient-rich foods that we have called the World's Healthiest Foods. You can find links to articles on all of these foods at the following webpage: http://www.whfoods.com/foodstoc.php. If you scroll down towards the bottom of each individual article, right before the References section you'll see "In Depth Nutritional Profile for (Food Name)." If you click on the food name you'll be taken to a webpage that details the nutritional profile for a specified serving of the food.

We also feature over 100 easy-to-prepare, nutrient-rich recipes on our website. You can find links to all of the recipes at the following webpage: http://www.whfoods.com/recipestoc.php#recipes. If you scroll towards the bottom of each individual recipe you'll see "In Depth Nutritional Profile for Recipe Name." Just click on the recipe name and you'll be taken to another webpage where you'll see the details of the nutritional offerings for a specified serving size of that recipe.