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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • EATINGWELL: Cheesy Polenta and Egg Casserole

    This memorable brunch centerpiece is rich with cheesy polenta, crumbled sausage and baked eggs. Cheesy Polenta and Egg Casserole Serves 6. Active Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil,...
  • 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...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Kick the diet soda habit

    Environmental Nutrition The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda -- more specifically, its artificial sweetener content -- is a hot one. Some experts argue that drinking diet soda instead of its sugar-sweetened counterpart...
  • '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...
  • Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros

    Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros
    Several years ago, legislation was circulating in Sacramento to ban the sale of sodas in public schools. Soda is certainly among the junkiest of junk foods, not something that schools should ever have encouraged students to drink, no matter how much money...
  • First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards

    After steering clear of most messy legislative battles, First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday publicly took on lawmakers, food companies and lunch ladies who say the school lunch law she championed nearly four years ago is leading kids to brown bag it....
  • 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...