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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • 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...
  • EatingWell: Set up your kitchen for weight-loss success

    If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
  • For a healthy brain, control blood glucose through diet

    Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels--in people with or without diabetes--may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study published...
  • Changing your eating habits can help the environment

    Environmental Nutrition Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
  • Apples, Broccoli, and Berries Battle Cancer

    Apples, Broccoli, and Berries Battle Cancer
    You’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it twice and probably more than thrice – an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Add in generous servings of broccoli and whole grains, with a glass of green tea, and you have ammunition for the cancer...
  • 'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors

    'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors
    When the so-called "feeding tube diet" debuted in a Miami doctor's office two years ago, many saw it as a "crazy" gimmick sure to go the way of the ThighMaster. After all, how many people would pay $1,500 to walk around with a rubber hose up their...
  • Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation

    Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation
    Inflammation is like salt. A pinch is a good thing, but get a tad too much and it ruins everything. Chronic inflammation has been linked to everything from acne and allergies to intestinal issues, neurological disorders, autoimmune diseases and joint...
  • Do more tests to pinpoint cause of cat's ear infections

    These reader questions on dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Q: I feed my cat about half a manufactured...
  • How to cook grass-fed meat

    How to cook grass-fed meat
    Grass-fed beef and bison, pastured pork and poultry, and lamb and goat are enjoying a heyday right now. But if you don't cook them properly, you may be disappointed. We would never want that, so we're here to offer some tips to make your experience with...