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Nutrition

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  • 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...
  • Sweet Solutions

    Sweet Solutions
    What to look for in a surgical weight loss program It’s easy to over-indulge in our culture. Just think of how holidays and events are occasions to eat: Thanksgiving, holiday parties, New Year’s Eve, Super Bowl and March Madness just to name...
  • Top 3: Cheap, healthy grocery store foods

    Think eating healthy foods costs more than loading up on junk? You're not alone. Fifty three percent of Americans say "it's too expensive to eat a healthy balanced diet," according to a new survey conducted by Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of...
  • Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse

    Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse
    "Mom, this is a horrible idea." So my college student son declared when he learned I had started a three-day juice cleanse, 72 hours of a juice diet. Six bottles each day, plus water and herbal tea. No solid food. Go ahead. Make fun of me. Call me a...
  • Friends with weight-loss benefits

    Friends with weight-loss benefits
    Children born in South Los Angeles, where per capita income is $13,000, live on average 10 years less than children born in the affluent neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, according to the Health Atlas for the City of Los Angeles. This is health...
  • 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...
  • Juicing trend still going strong in 2015

    Juicing trend still going strong in 2015
    A year ago, trendistas were snuggling up to juice bars all over L.A. to cleanse, reset, detox and glow a little. Today, things are only busier in the world of juice — and I don't mean Minute Maid. Juicing just won't go away. "The concept has...
  • EatingWell: Is canola oil toxic or bad for you?

    There are all sorts of rumors about canola oil--so let's sort fact from fiction. First, you may have heard that canola oil contains high levels of the toxic compound erucic acid. Not true. "The rapeseed plant that canola oil was originally derived...
  • Strive for a nutrient-dense diet

    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 the battle of the bulge. Yet,...
  • Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity

    Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity
    Kids love pizza, but a new study shows that it doesn’t love them back. On days when children eat pizza, they consume an average of 408 additional calories, three additional grams of fat and 134 additional milligrams of salt compared with their...