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  • Start the day strong by adding veggies to your breakfast menu

    "Eat your vegetables" is oft-repeated advice at the dinner table, but how many times do you hear it at breakfast? While vegetables are not typically at the forefront of Americans' minds when it comes to the first meal of the day, it can be an ideal...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros

    Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros
    Several years ago, legislation was circulating in Sacramento to ban the sale of sodas in public schools. Soda is certainly among the junkiest of junk foods, not something that schools should ever have encouraged students to drink, no matter how much money...
  • Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease

    Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease
    Type 2 diabetes, arguably the world's fastest-growing chronic condition, really has it out for women, says a new study. Compared with men with diabetes, diabetic women are 44% more likely to go on to suffer coronary heart disease, which is the leading...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Vegetables on the breakfast table

    Environmental Nutrition "Eat your vegetables" is oft-repeated advice at the dinner table, but how many times do you hear it at breakfast? While vegetables are not typically at the forefront of Americans' minds when it comes to the first meal of the day,...
  • California Senate approves requiring health labels on sugary drinks

    California Senate approves requiring health labels on sugary drinks
    The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would require companies selling sugary drinks, including sodas, in California to include a health label warning that sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Sen. Bill Monning (D-...
  • Warning label for sugary drinks passes California Senate

    Warning label for sugary drinks passes California Senate
    A bill to require sugary soft drinks to carry labels warning of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay passed the California Senate on Thursday, the latest move by lawmakers nationwide aimed at persuading people to drink less soda. The legislation next goes...
  • Scientists report another embryonic cloning success

    Scientists report another embryonic cloning success
    Scientists have taken skin cells from a woman suffering from type 1 diabetes, reprogrammed them into embryonic stem cells, and then converted those cells into insulin-producing cells in mice, according to a new study. The announcement, which comes...
  • Calif. soda-labeling bill sidelined over costs

    Calif. soda-labeling bill sidelined over costs
    SACRAMENTO — A state bill that would require health-warning labels on sugar-added drinks and sodas in California was sidelined Monday for further review of its enforcement costs even though its author argued that it would cut costs to taxpayers in...
  • Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care

     Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care
    Sherry Loveless can see the promise of managed care right through her bedroom door. Saddled with multiple disabilities, Loveless, 61, has been stuck in her Rockford bedroom for months because the doorway is too narrow for her wheelchair to squeeze...
  • Antioxidant-rich foods help your immune system ward off disease

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...