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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem

    Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem
    Changes to the body are expected during pregnancy, and weight gain is one of the changes most often associated with pregnancy. But excessive weight gain during pregnancy can cause complications for a woman and her baby. The American Congress of...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
  • Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle

    Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle
    There's no shortage of advice about what to eat: home-cooked food, less — much less — processed food. But with work or soccer practice or whatever it is that cuts into our time, it's not always easy figuring out what the family should consume....
  • Green Today, Healthy Tomorrow

    Green Today, Healthy Tomorrow
    Third-graders know all about photosynthesis. They know that chlorophyll, the “green” molecule, absorbs sunlight for energy to synthesize carbohydrates from air and water to help plants grow. Add a nutritional sidebar to science class and...
  • Build Your Bones

    Build Your Bones
    Natural defenses against osteoporosis Loss of height, stooped posture and increased risk of bone fractures may seem like a normal part of aging. But these are all symptoms of osteoporosis, a debilitating disease that causes deterioration of bone...
  • Consumer Reports: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports. And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...
  • Foundation hosts Live Healthy Seminar

    Foundation hosts Live Healthy Seminar
    Residents got plenty of good advice during the recent Live Healthy Seminar at the Signature Grand in Davie. The event, hosted by the National Obesity Foundation, covered weight loss solutions, psychological factors of obesity and bariatric surgery and...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Tips to Improve Our Senior's Nutrition and Mealtime Experience

    Tips to Improve Our Senior’s Nutrition and Mealtime Experience Malnourished seniors are more likely to fall, become disoriented, have an accident, or intensify any other illness. Negative eating experiences make it more difficult for seniors to...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Persimmon power

    Environmental Nutrition: Persimmon power
    Environmental Nutrition Legend has it that persimmons may hold the power to predict the weather of the coming winter. If you split the seeds of this autumn fruit a white marking in one of three shapes is revealed: a knife shape, which supposedly...
  • Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming

    Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming
    The lush beds of lettuce, mustard greens and peppers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future's greenhouse resemble the plants that Rick Lee of Damascus has grown in his greenhouse. Yet instead of traditional in-ground fertilizer, these plants get...