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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Finding thinspiration

    Finding thinspiration
    When Pat Barone was trying to lose weight, the very people she looked to for support — her friends — seemed to be sabotaging her efforts. Questions like, 'Is that all you're going to eat?' were just the beginning. "Before long, your food...
  • Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]

    Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]
    Next week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether to allow special interests — rather than science — to determine which foods can be provided through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • Find and banish those sneaky sugars

    whatdoctorsknow.com There's nothing sweet about sugar when it comes to your weight--and health. Sugar is sneaky, going by many names and often hiding in plain sight in so-called "health" foods or "diet" foods. As long as you're consuming lots of the...
  • Boost your immunity with probiotics

    Inside each one of us is an "inner ecosystem"--a unique microbiome teeming with bacteria that lines the gastrointestinal (GI) tract or gut, which is the largest organ of immunity in the body. Fortifying the gut microflora with probiotics--also known as...
  • Young and living on a tight budget? You can still eat healthy

    I never knew how expensive food could be until recently. After I graduated from college, I was going out and swiping a card to pay for meals like I always had. It didn't take long to realize that this was my actual money and not just my prepaid (by my...
  • Hold the milk? There are so many options beyond dairy

    Hold the milk? There are so many options beyond dairy
    Not milk? Choosing milk for your morning cereal or coffee used to be pretty simple: skim, low-fat or whole. These days, though, market shelves and refrigerators are crowded with an array of alternatives: soy, almond, rice, hemp and more. While some...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 5 foods to help fight inflammation

    Environmental Nutrition Inflammation is a term that's commonly used but poorly grasped. "Think of inflammation as irritating chemicals that are released by your immune cells, producing swelling, redness and pain," says Susan Blum, MD, MPH, author of "The...
  • Get Healthy at Work

    Get Healthy at Work
    We spend a large amount of our waking hours working. So it is no surprise that your work site nutrition habits have a major effect on your health and your waistline. Whether it’s the convenience of vending machines, or coworkers celebrating...
  • Women Who Inspire - Alicia Galantic

    Women Who Inspire - Alicia Galantic
    Alicia Galantic from healthingyou.com shares her journey to health and self-love. After overcoming poor self-esteem, Alicia is thriving and inspiring others. While growing up, I suffered with the constant battle of never thinking I was good enough. I...