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Nutrition

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  • Cancer doc: You can't change your genes but you can improve your life

    DALLAS Toward the end of September, Dr. Carolyn Matthews went hiking with her husband and close friends. She ate fresh, nutritious food. She relaxed. Cellphone service was blessedly spotty, so she took a reprieve from voice mail and email. She had fun....
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress
    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed...
  • Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea

    Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea
    The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice. A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Untested stimulant found in dietary supplements: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – At least a dozen dietary supplements available in the U.S. contain a potentially-dangerous synthetic stimulant that has never been tested on humans, says a new study. The inclusion of the stimulant known as DMBA in...
  • Fitness Files: Inside the medical wheat field

    "Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Report offers healthy habits to prevent dementia

    "Something's not right with my brain," my dad told me the year before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease the most common cause of dementia that destroys brains cells and nerves that carry messages in the brain. He was in his 70s at the time and the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
  • Better diabetes remission after weight loss surgery than other methods

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than 20 years of evidence suggests that bariatric surgery produces greater weight loss and more type 2 diabetes remissions than nonsurgical treatments for the obese, according to a review. The results, from a...
  • Locally grown, seasonal produce offers nutritional, environmental benefits

    When you recall memory of eating a delicious. juicy peach or near-perfect ear of sweet corn, summertime comes to mind. The thought of crisp apples or the perfect plump pumpkin triggers images of fall. Asparagus, lettuce and radishes fresh from the...
  • Know the pros and cons before you try fasting

    Know the pros and cons before you try fasting
    Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Catholicism. Recently,...