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Nutrition

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  • A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads

     A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads
    We've barely dug ourselves out from beneath the pile of new diet books that arrived to kick off the year, and already the "get in shape for summer" diet books are filling our mailboxes. That raises the question: If any of these diets actually worked,...
  • Why does one of America's top pastry chefs want you to skip dessert?

    Why does one of America's top pastry chefs want you to skip dessert?
    It might seem odd that Emily Luchetti, one of the legends in American pastry, is urging people to skip sweets. But it’s all a matter of perspective. Luchetti, who was the pastry chef at San Francisco’s Stars and Farallon and now heads...
  • New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings

    New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings
    The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The group&...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps

    How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps
    Want to live to age 115? Emma Morano, an Italian woman born in 1899, shared her secrets: Eat three raw eggs every day, and stay single. Also, move to a milder climate. "The doctor told me to change air," she told The New York Times. "And I'm still here....
  • Official warns against improper weight cutting by UFC fighters

    Official warns against improper weight cutting by UFC fighters
    The head of the California State Athletic Commission warns that improper weight cutting by combat-sports fighters like the Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes who stepped on the scale near Staples Center on Friday is “the biggest problem in...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Crazy for carrots: Colorful veggies pack a big nutritional punch

    You can't go wrong by adding more carrots to your menu. Raw or cooked, these colorful veggies pack a lot of nutrition in a small package. THE FOLKLORE The carrot was first cultivated about 1,100 years ago in the Afghanistan region, but seeds from its...
  • 5 ways to dive into National Nutrition Month

    5 ways to dive into National Nutrition Month
    The 2015 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame has been bumped one week. March 5 you'll meet the 10 Central Floridians who have made significant contributions to how we eat, drink and dine. We began saluting these trailblazers in 2008. The story includes...
  • Go fry an egg! Lehigh Valley nutritionist explains new thinking about eggs and cholesterol

    Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly. Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking. The nation's top nutritional advisory...
  • Fasting has many benefits for the body

    Fasting has many benefits for the body
    What is fasting and can it be beneficial? Many of us know it as a protocol the doctor prescribes before blood testing. For others, it may mean giving up a favorite food for a period of time or not eating food at certain times of the day or year out of...