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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances

    Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances
    Elimination diets are all the rage, as more people look to hidden food intolerances as the source of their ill health. Could your food choices make you sick, tired, moody, constipated, or achy? Could they give you headaches, a rash or make it hard for you...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Orange zest appeal

    Environmental Nutrition: Orange zest appeal
    Environmental Nutrition Oranges, native to Southeast Asia, date back 7,000 years when different varieties were grown in parts of India. They arrived in Europe, where they were mostly used medicinally, in the 15th century. From there, Spanish explorers...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Beware of oxidized oils

    Environmental Nutrition You've probably heard that mono- and polyunsaturated fats, like those in olive oil, nuts, and fish are a heart-healthy choice, but concern is rising that, if not stored and used properly, these foods and oils actually could be bad...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense

    Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense
    Environmental Nutrition When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Safety concerns addressed for elderberry and kombucha

    Environmental Nutrition: Safety concerns addressed for elderberry and kombucha
    Environmental Nutrition Q: Is elderberry safe and beneficial to consume? A: Elderberry has been treasured for centuries as traditional medicine to treat skin conditions and respiratory illnesses, such as colds and flu. However, unripe elderberries and...
  • Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted

    Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted
    At first glance, whole grains, such as whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice, may not seem like a controversial topic, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at...
  • Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

    How's your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure--and that high blood pressure, in turn, boosts the risk of heart disease and stroke. As for how much sodium an individual ingests from all sources, it'...
  • 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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Lifting the lid on coffee shop drinks

    Environmental Nutrition: Lifting the lid on coffee shop drinks
    Environmental Nutrition Long gone are the days when your only decision to make when ordering coffee was "cream or sugar." Now you need to think about what type of milk (whole, low-fat, skim, soy or almond), cream (whipped or plain) and even temperature...