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Nutrition

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  • In Season: Go green with pistachios

    Healthful, delicious and growing in popularity, pistachios make green look great. Finding new fans around the world, this California tree nut with the distinct color and taste is on a roll. (And it's not just comedian and pistachio pitchman Stephen...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The pros and cons of fasting

    Environmental Nutrition: The pros and cons of fasting
    Environmental Nutrition Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and...
  • U.S. nutrition program for mothers, infants sees falling demand

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government nutrition program for pregnant mothers and small children has not kept pace with technology and U.S. poverty experts say its paper voucher system is driving low-income women away from the program when they need it most....
  • Food companies, restaurants add protein to beef up profits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Though diet studies disagree about what's worse for you, carbohydrates or fat, most say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control. U.S. consumers have taken note, and so have food...
  • Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?

    Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?
    Sugar gets a lot of attention when it comes to a child’s diet.  It makes kids hyper, causes cavities, makes them fat and the list goes on. Also, artificial sweeteners are good one day and bad the next. So how do we know what is true?  Is it OK for...
  • Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

    Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar
    Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
  • Study asks whether artificial sweeteners may drive diabetes

    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of artificial sweeteners in mice and humans say they have found that eating them may increase the risk of developing glucose intolerance, a risk factor for diabetes. In work that raises...
  • Stay hydrated the healthy way

    Your body is comprised of roughly 60 percent water, which has many essential tasks, including cushioning your joints and organs, transporting essential nutrients, maintaining internal temperature and electrolyte balance, and eliminating waste. During hot...
  • Weight loss on antipsychotics is possible: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The drugs people take to help ease serious mental illnesses often contribute to weight and blood sugar problems - but researchers say a lifestyle intervention can be helpful on both fronts. The so-called "antipsychotic...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Be a role model for kids in your own eating habits

    Yep, it's September. And now that school is starting, what's the latest on how to encourage good eating habits in our young ones? Be a good role model, say experts. Like it or not, parents are the most important influence in our children's lives. And...
  • Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity

    Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Wendy Dahl, Ph.D., R....