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Nutrition

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reduce your exposure to toxins from grilled meats

    nvironmental 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...
  • Berkeley voters will weigh in on sugary drink tax in November

    The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a proposal to levy a one-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages to voters in November, despite some opposition from local business owners. The decision makes...
  • Autumn Nutrition Classes: 'Fast, Fun and Frugal Foods'

    BRISTOL - Central Connecticut residents are invited this fall to learn about ways to eat and cook healthier while keeping a tight budget. Bristol Hospital says its nutrition series will teach ways to incorporate fiber-rich grains and plant-based proteins...
  • Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health

    Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health
    A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss, some...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health

    Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health
    Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found. “This isn’...
  • Make smart seafood choices to minimize mercury intake

    Harvard Health Blog Fish and shellfish are great sources of lean protein, and many types are rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. But there's a catch: Some species of fish contain worrisome amounts of methylmercury, a toxin that's especially...