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Nutrition

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  • How to make school lunch healthier

    How to make school lunch healthier
    The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged children and can contribute to the onset of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, and many other adverse medical conditions.
  • Milk substitutes might not give kids enough vitamin D

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Young children who drank nondairy replacement milks instead of cow's milk were more like to have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, a new study found. Parents often choose non-dairy beverages, such as almond, soy,...

    Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming

    Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming
    The lush beds of lettuce, mustard greens and peppers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future's greenhouse resemble the plants that Rick Lee of Damascus has grown in his greenhouse. Yet instead of traditional in-ground fertilizer, these plants get...

    Mundelein women promote food revolution

    Mundelein women promote food revolution
    Chris Shifley walked into his Mundelein kitchen and saw his wife, Lindsey, sitting on the floor surrounded by packages and cans of food. He thought she had gone grocery shopping. Instead, she had taken the food out of the cabinets and was planning to...

    Kick-start a healthy diet by cooking with nutrient-rich grains

    They may not be households words yet, but grains like freekeh, farro and quinoa, are becoming more popular as health-conscious consumers rediscover these ancient foods. Used for centuries by different cultures, many of these grains are finding a new...