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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...
  • Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds

    Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds
    It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and...
  • Say 'Yes' to canned fruits, vegetables and beans

    Canned foods--fruits, vegetables and beans--are the ultimate convenience foods--nutritious, available year-round, and economical. Yet surveys show they're misunderstood and not considered healthful choices. Historically, canning was developed to preserve...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Wrap it up

    Environmental Nutrition Tortillas and wraps may seem like a healthy way to enjoy a sandwich. They're thinner than bread, so they must have fewer calories, right? There are plenty of tortillas and wraps that do contain fewer calories than a couple of...
  • From Panera to Pepsi: companies eliminating artificial ingredients

    From Panera to Pepsi: companies eliminating artificial ingredients
    Sandwich chain Panera Bread Co. is now part of an ever more crowded club of companies pledging to remove artificial ingredients from their food. The St. Louis company Tuesday released a list of additives no longer allowed on its menu, updating a promise...
  • 'The Biggest Loser' event draws thousands

    'The Biggest Loser' event draws thousands
    More than 2,000 walkers and runners of all skill levels filled the Lake County Fairgrounds Sunday morning for Indiana's first The Biggest Loser RunWalk. The mood was enthusiastic as messages of encouragement were shared with participants by former...
  • Eating real foods is a habit worth making

    Eating real foods is a habit worth making
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts. The latest post is from Courtney Ferreira. What if I told you there was a diet that was sustainable and right for everyone? According to Merriam-Webster,...
  • Ban boring baked fish! It's time for grilled tuna panzanella

    We all know we should eat more fish. We all know it's good for us. What we don't always know is a great way to make eating fish feel new and exciting. Because how many times can you get excited about baked fish? Personally, I set a goal to eat fish three...
  • Study's food swap confirms risks of colon cancer

    When African-Americans and rural South Africans swapped diets for two weeks, they also swapped risk factors for colon cancer. And the surprise is that it happened so quickly. The swap involved 20 African-Americans who ate South African fare including...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Healthier General Tso's Chicken

    General Tso's chicken is a staple on most Chinese buffets. The battered and deep-fried boneless chicken pieces are paired with a sweet and spicy soy-based sauce. All those flavors and deep-frying mean the nutritional scale tips to the bad the side. Deep-...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Rutland Herald (Vt.), April 30, 2015 Sen. Bernard Sanders will announce today that he plans to run for president. He is the first candidate to take on...