RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Nutrition

A collection of news and information related to Nutrition published by this site and its partners.

Top Nutrition Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Jean Nidetch dies at 91; a founder of Weight Watchers

    Jean Nidetch dies at 91; a founder of Weight Watchers
    Jean Nidetch had a secret. It was 1961, and the overweight New York housewife seemed to be following the diet recommended by a city obesity clinic. But at night, her family none the wiser, she would slip into the bathroom, lock the door and gorge on...
  • Genetic testing moves into world of employee health

    Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug. Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before...
  • Environmental Nutrition: A is for Asparagus

    Environmental Nutrition: A is for Asparagus
    Environmental Nutrition The folklore. A harbinger of spring, the name asparagus (asparagaceae) comes from an old Greek word meaning "stalk or shoot." The plant is a member of the lily family, which originated in the eastern Mediterranean where it still...
  • Rare Yiddish cookbook from '30s gets new life in English translation

     Rare Yiddish cookbook from '30s gets new life in English translation
    Fania Lewando, like so many millions of Europe's Jews, did not survive World War II. But death has not proven to be the end to her story. A cookbook Lewando wrote in 1938 while operating a popular vegetarian restaurant in Vilna, a Lithuanian city then...
  • Nutritionist will present free weight-loss seminar

    Nutritionist Diana Fleming, co-author of "The Full Plate Diet" will host a free seminar at 5:30 p.m. May 5 at the Donald and Audrey Conry CREATION (Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal Relationships, Outlook and Nutrition) Health...
  • Caffeine and Kids: Brewing up trouble

    Caffeine and Kids: Brewing up trouble
    Many parents would never consider giving their children a cup of coffee in the morning – but they might think it is OK to allow them to drink other caffeinated beverages. But younger children should not be consuming caffeine on a regular basis....
  • Washington's failure at fixing school lunches

    To the editor: If only politicians knew as much about nutrition as they did about fundraising. The food fight is too political and based more on expected campaign contributions from the giant food suppliers than on science. ("'Lunch lady' lobby joins...
  • Hospital wellness efforts look at innovative ways to drive participation

    Hospital wellness efforts look at innovative ways to drive participation
    Kathy Dominguez, a health information analyst at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, knew it was time to make a change. The Portage resident had been dealing with high cholesterol and high blood pressure for a while when the results of a biomarkers...
  • Dr. Oz and the triumph of pseudoscience

    Dr. Oz and the triumph of pseudoscience
    I have urged all my patients to avoid the bad dietary supplements that Dr. Oz promotes ("Give Dr. Oz his due," April 21). In The New Yorker magazine, Dr. Oz said "I want no more barriers between patient and medicine. I would take us all back a...
  • Bulletproof opening butter coffee cafe in Santa Monica

    Bulletproof opening butter coffee cafe in Santa Monica
    If you were wearing a blindfold while trying your first cup of Bulletproof Coffee, you might have trouble figuring out what makes it so different. There's a faint nuttiness to the taste, redolent of coconut. And an impossible richness that makes you...
  • Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health

    Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health
    The takeout craving at lunch is strong. But making daily visits to the sandwich shop or wolfing down a container of oily pasta leftovers — perhaps indulged in after a tough meeting or slow day — can add up in more ways than one. Changing...