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Nutrition

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  • EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

    It turns out cholesterol is way more complex than experts originally thought. And diet is only part of the picture. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that compared high- and low-fat diets found that eating...
  • Medical Board Drops Charges Against Doctor, Fines Others

    The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday withdrew charges that a Putnam gynecologist had inappropriate physical and sexual contact with a patient because the doctor has agreed to stop practicing medicine. Dr. Ronald Archibold voluntarily agreed on...
  • Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month

    Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month
    For some, heart disease rears its ugly head with sudden, disabling pain. For others, it is hidden, building slowly, often causing a person to ignore the symptoms or dismiss them as something less serious like heartburn or general fatigue. Regardless...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    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 group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • Vegan January was full of good food and wise lessons

    Vegan January was full of good food and wise lessons
    A man in The Times cafeteria the other day bought sliced turkey, white rice, a slice of white bread with butter and a Diet Coke. I realize it wasn't a vegan lunch, but it provides a lesson in how to create a healthful meal: color. I spent the month of...
  • Intermittent fasting for weight loss works — for men

    One of the hot topics in health and nutrition is a method of eating called intermittent fasting. Some claim this is the secret to lose lots of weight without much effort, and others feel this is just too extreme to work well for fat loss. First, what...
  • 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...
  • Cocoa: A sweet treat for the brain?

    Harvard Health Blog There are many reasons why you might want to give someone chocolate on Valentine's Day. There's the tradition of it, of course, and the idea of 'sweets for your sweetheart.' Now here's another tempting reason: Certain compounds in...
  • Northbrook woman wins chance to Be a Loser

    Northbrook woman wins chance to Be a Loser
    Unfortunately, most New Year's resolutions don't survive the full month of January. But this year, Teresa Kasper, a Northbrook mother of two, has her eye on the prize. As winner of the Five Seasons Sports Club's Be a Loser contest, Kasper has...