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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Margaret L. Snyder: Science gets corrupted when scientists can't raise questions

    When Nina Teicholz set out to write "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet," one of her goals was to demonstrate how science was perverted, not through conspiracy, but through normal human bias, the creation of interests...
  • Cows no longer have a monopoly on milk: A Nutritional Breakdown

    Just a few years ago, the term "milk" was synonymous with the stuff that came from cows. But now the dairy market is awash in plant-based alternatives made from soy, rice, almonds, coconut and hemp, driven largely by consumers' thirst for low-calorie,...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make olive oil your No. 1 oil

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...
  • Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]

    Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]
    This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2). As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nutrition Help Available To Pregnant Women And Young Children

    Did you know that if you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman, recently had a baby or have a child under the age of 5 years you may be eligible to receive free nutrition counseling and supplemental foods? WIC provides these services to families that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Hospital Hosting New Nutrition Series

    Does your cooking need a little inspiration? Do you have trouble finding meals the whole family will love? Do you want to eat healthier without breaking the bank? If so, join Bristol Hospital food and nutrition experts for this new series. Learn how to...
  • Frozen Mochaccino

    Frozen Mochaccino
    If you lust after those frothy frozen coffee drinks at your local coffee shop, then this mochaccino recipe is for you. This easy homemade version uses low-fat milk, cocoa powder, coffee and just a little bit of maple syrup, so it has a fraction of the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girl Scouts Of Connecticut Receives Grant From Aetna Foundation

    Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to launch a pilot of its Live Healthy, Lead Healthy in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. The eight-week health and well-being program aims to help girls ages 5 -12...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Reduce your exposure to toxins from grilled meats

    Environmental Nutrition PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), found in grilled, charred, pan-fried and smoked meats, are drawing increasing concern over their potentially toxic effects on health. What are PAHs? PAHs are a group of over 100 different...
  • Dive into sea vegetables for a splash of important nutrients

    Seaweed, algae, sea vegetables--no matter what you call them, these plants from the sea have been a delicious, nutritious part of our diet for centuries. Grown in the mineral-dense environment of the sea, they're packed with nutrients such as iodine,...