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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health

    Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health
    Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, they also can boost your immune system to help your body fight disease. Some herbs and spices have specific benefits, such as calming an upset stomach or aiding in blood sugar control. It's no coincidence that countries, such as China and India, which focus on a veritable medicine chest of colorful, powerful herbs and spices at the center of their recipes and dishes, have lower rates of many chronic diseases. These potent plant flavorings, which are naturally void of sodium, sugar and fat, also help keep food from spoiling due to their anti-microbial properties.
  • Top 3: Weight loss tips for busy people

    Top 3: Weight loss tips for busy people
    Maybe you're stuck working regular 10-hour days. Or maybe your manager did away with your real lunch break, and it's now a lunch pause. When you're stressed and time-pressed, one of the first things to go out the window is your weight-loss plan. Here...

    Quinn on Nutrition: Books to fill you up with healthful information

    Want to give the gift of nutrition this Christmas? Here's a sampling of useful books from reliable sources: Diabetes Meal Planning & Nutrition for Dummies, Toby Smithson, RDN, CDE and Alan L. Rubin, MD. John Wiley & Sons, 2014. Simplified meal planning...

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint
    More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...

    Santa baby, slip a can of Slim-Fast under the tree, for me

    Okay, let's see here. Stress and a full schedule. Check. 942 emails, unread. Check. Dull headache about to blossom in to a migraine. Check. Left over treats from the latest of several holiday gatherings that began at Thanksgiving. Hmmm. Clothes...