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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: The Quintessential Kiwi

    Environmental Nutrition Drab, rough and rather homely looking, kiwifruit is proof that true beauty is on the inside. Kiwi's vibrant green flesh with a dash of tropical flair has been coveted since it was discovered in its native China. Soon known as...
  • Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal

     Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal
    During a typical lunch break at Newport Harbor High School, cups filled with celery, broccoli, jicama and red peppers sit in the cafeteria beside plastic containers packed with fresh fruit and yogurt. Teenagers file through the lunch line, piling...
  • Know the pros and cons before you try fasting

    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 Catholicism. Recently,...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress
    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed...
  • Encourage children to floss

    Encourage children to floss
    Learning to brush their own teeth is a lesson all children must master. Although parents ultimately may have children who become proficient at brushing their own teeth, getting them to floss is generally more difficult. The National Health and...
  • From morning sickness to weight gain

    From morning sickness to weight gain
    Pregnancy is one of the most amazing experiences a women has the opportunity to go through. It can also be a very stressful time as your body is changing and growing and you have someone else counting on you to provide a safe place for them to develop....
  • Superfoods

    Superfoods
    A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly.  Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy. 1. ...
  • Understanding vegetarianism

    Understanding vegetarianism
    Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...
  • Mom’s iron intake may be important for autism risk: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Iron intake during pregnancy might be associated with autism risk in the infant, a new study suggests. Researchers found that moms of kids with autism were less likely to remember taking iron supplements before and during...
  • McDaniel student loses half her body weight

    McDaniel student loses half her body weight
    At age 23, Malarie Burgess couldn't fit into restaurant booths, she had to buy clothes online, and she endured stares and comments from strangers, particularly children. The year was 2010, and she weighed 350 pounds. "I had kind of fooled myself into...