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Diets and Dieting

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  • Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in
    An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an environmentally...
  • New dietary recommendations: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    New dietary recommendations: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in
    WASHINGTON — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for...
  • Artificial sweeteners: Moderation is key to avoid any problems

    The label says, "no sugar added," "sugar-free," or "diet." So what makes the food or drink inside the package so sweet? Chances are it's an artificial sweetener, a chemically processed sugar substitute. Also known as non-nutritive, non-caloric or high-...
  • Federal food police back in action

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Saturday, Feb. 28: The food police are at it again. The latest assault on the freedom to control what you put into your own body comes in the form of a 571-page report from the Dietary...
  • Getting a handle on proposed U.S. Dietary Guidelines

    It's time again to anticipate the release of a new set of official U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The guidelines, which inform federal food and nutrition education programs, are updated every five years. A government advisory committee submitted its report...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Go fry an egg! Lehigh Valley nutritionist explains new thinking about eggs and cholesterol

    Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly. Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking. The nation's top nutritional advisory...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense

    Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense
    Environmental Nutrition When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to...
  • EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

    It turns out cholesterol is way more complex than experts originally thought. And diet is only part of the picture. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that compared high- and low-fat diets found that eating...
  • To lose weight, experts suggest a focus on fiber

    To lose weight, experts suggest a focus on fiber
    If you’re trying to lose weight, you could count your calories, keep track of precisely how much salt and sugar your eat, and make sure you hit certain targets for protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol and the various types of fat. Or you could set...
  • Heart Month tips to eat better

    Heart Month tips to eat better
    Large portions. Fruit juice. Sugar. How about none of the above, according to Nicole Marchand, registered dietitian at West Boca Medical Center and in private practice at Healthy Steps Nutrition in Pompano Beach. Especially during National Heart Month...