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Nutrition

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  • 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...
  • Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts

     Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts
    In Tarahumara natives of Mexico and the highlanders of Papua New Guinea, coronary heart disease is rare. Some call them superhumans, but it makes perfect sense to Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. "On this...
  • Consumer Reports: The truth about gluten

    The biggest trend in the food world shows no signs of slowing down. According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 63 percent thought that following a gluten-free diet would improve physical...
  • 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...
  • Too much sugar and sodium are on the menu for toddlers, study finds

    Too much sugar and sodium are on the menu for toddlers, study finds
    Americans’ atrocious eating habits start incredibly young, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of foods sold for infants and toddlers. About one-third of dinners made for toddlers contained at least one kind of added sugar, researchers from...
  • If mom or dad had a heart attack at a young age, change your ways

    If mom or dad had a heart attack at a young age, change your ways
    When President Lyndon Johnson declared February as American Heart Month 51 years ago, cardiovascular disease was responsible for more than half of all deaths in the country. With improved medical technology and more knowledge of risk factors, the death...
  • Family meals matter: Chocolate and cherry

    Family meals matter: Chocolate and cherry
    If you think chocolate should be its own food group, you’re in good company here. In addition to being delicious, chocolate is packed with antioxidants, making it a nice ingredient to add — in moderation of course — to your balanced...