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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Lobby fights to include potatoes in WIC program

    Born in the dirt, the humble white potato has lately been elevated to the main dish in a rollicking debate that is blurring the lines between politics and science. Congress is pushing hard to get the spuds included in the 40-year-old WIC program,...
  • Chiles Rellenos with Chicken

     Chiles Rellenos with Chicken
    These pan-fried chiles rellenos are stuffed with a skinny chicken-and-corn filling. Serve with salsa or your favorite enchilada sauce. Chiles Rellenos with Chicken Yield: 8 servings, 2 rellenos each Active Time: 1 3/4 hours Total Time: 1 3/4 hours 16...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: To maintain weight, meal timing may be the key

    Environmental Nutrition Emerging research suggests that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. Nutrition experts have long suspected that skipping meals early in the day may result in increased hunger, which leads to overeating later in...
  • Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer

    Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer
    With warmer weather comes increased activity requiring loads of energy. Moms, dads, kids, grandparents, almost everyone is eager to take full advantage of the longer sunfilled days of summer. After all, while the weather is perfect, there is fun to be...
  • Summer Meals Blitz promotes free meals for Vernon kids

    Summer Meals Blitz promotes free meals for Vernon kids
    There was a lot of green in Talcott Park on Saturday morning, June 21, but it wasn't just the grass and leafy trees. The park was the site of a Summer Meals Blitz, which gathered together volunteers to distribute information about the free and...
  • Dive into sea vegetables for a splash of important nutrients

    Seaweed, algae, sea vegetables — no matter what you call them, these plants from the sea have been a delicious, nutritious part of our diet for centuries. Grown in the mineral-dense environment of the sea, they're packed with nutrients such as...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Big fat surprise

    This letter from Joan V. caught my attention: "I am an 80 year-old lady who has enjoyed eating all my life. I am most comfortable eating meat and vegetables ... always have been. "For parts of my life (like WWII and later) we were able to grow a lot...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Set yourself up for success with mindful eating

    Environmental Nutrition Be aware of your food environment -- plate size, food packages and distractions -- in order to achieve your goals for healthy eating. We all complain of not having enough time -- even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we...
  • Fitness Files: Trust Dr. Slayback on this one

    I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food. I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
  • Food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON A special interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies including six from Minnesota is pushing legislation that would allow school districts to bypass new lunch rules restricting sodium and...
  • Free meals in Hampton are available for children in need this summer

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through the government-sponsored Summer Food Service Program. As of mid-June, dozens of sites in Hampton and Newport News were registered to serve free...