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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]

    Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]
    Last week, The Sun reported on Baltimore City Public School's (BCPS) efforts to increase academic promotion rates among middle school students by giving them the chance to attend BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) summer learning programs. The...
  • Bean Bolognese

    Bean Bolognese
    Fiber-rich beans stand in for the beef and pork in this surprisingly rich-tasting vegetarian take on pasta bolognese. Without the meat, the dish has only a third of the fat and 80 percent less saturated fat. To make the perfect meal, serve with a...
  • Shredded Root Vegetable Pancakes

     Shredded Root Vegetable Pancakes
    Red beets and golden carrots look especially festive in these zesty horseradish-and-bacon-flecked cakes. Avoid parsnips, which need to be cored, in this recipe, as trying to shred the smaller cored pieces might result in nicked knuckles. Try the...
  • FDA to pregnant women: Eat more fish (but choose with care)

    FDA to pregnant women: Eat more fish (but choose with care)
    The Food and Drug Administration, underlining the potential health benefits to infants and young children of fatty acids found plentifully in fish, on Tuesday urged pregnant women and new mothers to consume more fish and to feed it more often to their...
  • U.N. food chief: Obesity, unhealthy diets a greater threat than tobacco

    U.N. food chief: Obesity, unhealthy diets a greater threat than tobacco
    The United Nations' leading voice on hunger has declared that the international community must mobilize to combat obesity and unhealthy diets, not a lack of food, and called on U.N. members to rally around a "bold framework" of regulations limiting access...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...