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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • A tasteful display

    A tasteful display
    Megan Hartshorne had a captive audience on the blacktop at Top of the World Elementary School Tuesday. Students could get a fruit pick-me-up during their mid-morning break from a bowlful of chopped Comice pears Hartshorne, a registered dietitian and...
  • Fast-food experts analyze 5,427 kids' meals -- only 33 are healthful

    It’s not often that the so-called food cops have kind words for the fast-food industry, but there are a few of them in a new report on the offerings from restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell -- and how they are marketed to kids....
  • Champion tree climber and arborist shares his tips and exercise routine

    Champion tree climber and arborist shares his tips and exercise routine
    Unlike most of us, arborists and competitive tree climbers still benefit from scrambling up sturdy and dignified old trees. These professionals know the classic childhood activity isn't just challenging and fun: It's also great exercise. Increasingly,...
  • Hot cereal sets you up for a healthy day

    Nothing is better than starting off a cool morning with a steaming bowl of hot cereal. In addition to warming you and tasting great, hot cereal can be low in fat, high in fiber, and a great source of whole grains. This breakfast, combined with a good...
  • Cat's stinky breath likely points to a medical problem

    Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN A: Actually,...
  • Go nuts for nuts -- they may help you live longer

    Go nuts for nuts -- they may help you live longer
    Eating nuts may help you live longer -- and your best bet for a long life is to munch on them regularly, according to a Harvard University study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.  In the largest study of its kind, funded by...
  • EatingWell: Food labels can be misleading

    Food labels can guide you toward healthier choices. Or they can lead you astray. Consider this: "Organic" doesn't always mean low-calorie, but consumers tend to link the two, according to some research. And even a true label claim may influence you in...
  • Stick with healthy carbs over their highly-processed cousins

    When it comes to carbs, the pendulum has swung dramatically in the past three decades, from eating them without discretion, to avoiding them altogether--and finally, to a new appreciation for the healthiest sources. In the 1980s and '90s, it was all...
  • 'Biggest Loser' resort weighs in on reality

    'Biggest Loser' resort weighs in on reality
    The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Stick with healthy carbs over their highly-processed cousins

    When it comes to carbs, the pendulum has swung dramatically in the past three decades, from eating them without discretion, to avoiding them altogether -- and finally, to a new appreciation for the healthiest sources. In the 1980s and '90s, it was all...
  • Open enrollment 101: How employees can save money on health care costs

    The Kaiser Family Foundation just announced the results of its 2013 annual health benefits survey, which provides a great snapshot of the trends in costs and coverage for employer-based insurance. You can use the foundation's findings to save money on...