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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Young and living on a tight budget? You can still eat healthy

    I never knew how expensive food could be until recently. After I graduated from college, I was going out and swiping a card to pay for meals like I always had. It didn't take long to realize that this was my actual money and not just my prepaid (by my...
  • Enhance natural detox defense with a plant-rich diet

    Detoxification diets--lasting anywhere from a few days to a few weeks--are popular among celebrities who want to shed pounds or boost energy. These diets typically involve some kind of restricted eating regimen and sometimes require special supplements or...
  • Serve these 'superfoods' for heart health

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Start your day with a bowl of oatmeal and some orange wedges. Enjoy a hearty bowl of bean soup for lunch. Grab a handful of peanuts for a midafternoon snack. For dinner, tuck into some grilled salmon and spinach salad...
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
  • Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?

    Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?
    With food as with fashion, tastes change. Today, bread cubes dipped in a cheddar cheese fondue seems about as dated as bell bottoms. Nutritional advice changes too. Foods that were once touted as healthful can suddenly gain unsavory reputations, and...
  • Garden your way to nutrition

     Garden your way to nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from dietetic intern Rebecca Smith. Everyone needs an excuse to get outside this time of year, and what better way to enjoy the outdoors...
  • Food production shouldn't be a mystery: Reading behind food eco-labels

    What's in my food? How is it made? These are questions consumers are increasingly concerned about when it comes to purchasing food, according to the Natural Products Industry Forecast 2014, released by New Hope Natural Media and the marketing research...
  • The food police keep giving us conflicting nutritional advice

    I am so confused. If I weren't always so ravenous by mealtime, I'd probably be paralyzed by the conflicting information nutrition experts feed us. Seems to me that the Food Police need to be reprimanded for periodic flip-flops. Make up your mind,...
  • Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention

    Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention
      People don't have time to wait for conclusive information about nutrition and cancer, says an advocacy group that has issued six dietary recommendations to help prevent cancer. The guidance to emphasize fruits and vegetables hardly will raise an...
  • The value of diet soda still stirring debate

    The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda--or more specifically, its artificial sweetener content--is a hot one. Some experts argue that drinking diet soda instead of its sugar-sweetened counterpart can cut calories and support...
  • Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds

    Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds
    Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say....