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Vitamin D (INACTIVE)

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  • Huskies Measuring Up Under Diaco's Training Program

    — New UConn football coach Bob Diaco opened spring practice to the media for the first time Saturday morning. And within that Practice No. 7 — of 15, including the annual Blue-White Spring Game April 12 (3 p.m. Rentschler Field) —...
  • People at high risk for osteoporosis may benefit from bone density test

    People at high risk for osteoporosis may benefit from bone density test
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is a bone density test? Is it necessary to have one even if I'm healthy? I am a 67-year-old woman and I exercise daily. ANSWER: A bone density test uses x-rays to measure how much calcium and other minerals are in a section of...
  • Pa. bill to ban teens from tanning booths gains legislative momentum

    A bill that would block minors from sliding into tanning beds at Pennsylvania salons is gaining momentum in the state Legislature. House Bill 1259, by Bucks County Rep. Frank Farry, would ban anyone under the age of 16 from using tanning equipment that...
  • Milk's glass half-empty as trendier drinks surge

    Got almond milk? More and more consumers do. They've also got soy milk, coconut milk, flax milk and all sorts of trendy juices and bottled waters. But good old milk the moo kind keeps fading from grocery lists. Milk's rate of decline in 2011 and 2012...
  • Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • Food nutrition labels get a makeover

    Aiming to give Americans the tools to make healthier dietary choices, the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled a revamped version of one of the nation's most recognized graphics -- the "Nutrition Facts" box that appears on the back or side of...
  • Cleaning up the grocery cart

     Cleaning up the grocery cart
    Like many children of the '70s, Mindy Greenberg grew up with pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars and green clovers. "Our pantry was full of beautiful colors — sugar cereal, Pop-Tarts and Cheetos," she said. Beyond the plethora of processed...
  • New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips

    New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced Thursday that they are working to make nutrition labels more helpful to consumers who want to make healthier eating choices.  Ever notice how an...
  • FDA proposes new food labels

    FDA proposes new food labels
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to update the two-decade old labels on food that tell consumers about nutritional content to make the information more clear and to more accurately reflect what people eat. The new labels would emphasize...
  • DeLauro Hails New Nutrition Labels For Packaged Foods

    DeLauro Hails New Nutrition Labels For Packaged Foods
    Nutrition Facts labels on every packaged item from a loaf of bread to a bag of potato chips are undergoing their biggest change in decades as federal officials try to curb an increasing rate of obesity among Americans. New proposed labels released...