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Nutrition

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  • National Nutrition Month

    National Nutrition Month
    Do your children turn their nose up at anything green? Or, maybe they'd rather live on a diet of chicken nuggets and pizza.  As a mom of two, I get how challenging meal times can be.  One of my daughters loves whatever protein I'm serving, while the other wishes I would let her have fruit for every meal.  I realize, compared to lots of kids, you're saying, so what am I complaining about?
  • State ends harvesting of key food source for black bears

    State ends harvesting of key food source for black bears
    Black bears love saw-palmetto berries. The sweet-smelling fruit is a dietary staple for the omnivorous mammal. But now it's legal in Florida to harvest the once-threatened bears, and not the plentiful berries. "It's absolute nonsense," said Chuck O'...

    Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Providence Journal (R.I.), July 1, 2015 Artificial trans fats, those once ubiquitous but dubious dietary substances, are heading for the door. The...

    The long good-bye: FDA ruling will eliminate trans fats from U.S. food

    Harvard Health Blog Partially hydrogenated oils, once a workhorse of the food industry, have gotten an official heave-ho from the U.S. food supply. In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled June 16 that partially...

    Take supplements safely

    More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements--products intended...