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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • EatingWell: Color your diet healthy. Purple produce packed with nutrients

    "Only humans and birds have color vision," notes David Heber, director of UCLA's Center for Human Nutrition. He believes the ability to see color probably evolved as a way for us to better see--and eat--the bounty of colorful fruits and veggies. Lucky us!...
  • Are IronPigs' bacon critics the fun police?

    Are IronPigs' bacon critics the fun police?
    A few years ago, I began my day at Musikfest with a beef brisket sandwich, crab cake sliders with curly fries, turkey and bacon kabobs, a Buffalo chicken cheesesteak pretzel, deep fried Kool-Aid, a root beer float and a 24-ounce Rolling Rock. Last week,...
  • Six healthful habits that can totally backfire

    You eat clean, work out, meditate and pretty much do all the "right" things. So of course that means you'll be slim, healthy and injury-free, correct? Not so fast. Some seemingly good things actually aren't so great, especially if you go overboard or...
  • The picky eater's guide to healthy eating

    The picky eater's guide to healthy eating
    Not everyone can eat grilled salmon on a bed a quinoa with a side of bok choi every day. For those who prefer to stay away from oily fish and cruciferous vegetables, the healthy options can feel a bit limited. But after spending several years in the picky...
  • Nutmeg Senior Rides Walk

    ENFIELD - David Dumais named Community Chairperson of the Nutmeg Senior Rides annual Walk. The Walk will take place at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield on Saturday, April 25. The event is slated to kick-off at 10 a.m.; registration opens at 9 a.m....
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • Not all District 204 students on board with healthy lunch standards

    Not all District 204 students on board with healthy lunch standards
    Healthier nutrition standards are causing some younger students in Indian Prairie School District 204 to bring their own lunches to school and older students to quit buying snacks at lunch, according to a report presented to the School Board. Each day,...
  • Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health

    Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health
    The takeout craving at lunch is strong. But making daily visits to the sandwich shop or wolfing down a container of oily pasta leftovers — perhaps indulged in after a tough meeting or slow day — can add up in more ways than one. Changing...
  • Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements

    Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements
    An amphetamine-like compound that has never been tested in humans is present in a range of popular diet pills and sports supplements, a study in a pharmacological journal has found. The substance, known as BMPEA, is found in products advertised as...
  • Prostate educators urge early detection

    The Prostate Health Education Network is sponsoring a third annual educational symposium on prostate cancer. The event is part of a national effort to educate African-American men about the disease and the importance of its early detection. Both the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Mushrooms are rich in unique nutrients, flavor and health potential

    Environmental Nutrition: Mushrooms are rich in unique nutrients, flavor and health potential
    Rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, mushrooms are neither plant nor animal -- they are classified in the fungi kingdom and offer much more than just good taste. With only 20 calories per cup, mushrooms are rich in a type of fiber called beta-...