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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Eating certain fats might offset some heart risk from weight gain

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If you're going to overindulge and gain weight, at least try to make sure the extra calories come from unsaturated fats, a new study suggests. When lean people pack on even a few extra pounds, heart disease risk factors in the...
  • Kick-start a healthy diet by cooking with nutrient-rich grains

    They may not be households words yet, but grains like freekeh, farro and quinoa, are becoming more popular as health-conscious consumers rediscover these ancient foods. Used for centuries by different cultures, many of these grains are finding a new...
  • Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle

    Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle
    There's no shortage of advice about what to eat: home-cooked food, less — much less — processed food. But with work or soccer practice or whatever it is that cuts into our time, it's not always easy figuring out what the family should consume....
  • Consumer Reports: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports. And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • Anxiety likely at the root of cat's car sickness

    Nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about cat health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the nonprofit Winn Feline Foundation (www.winnfelinefoundation.org). From the very food most cats eat to the vaccinations they...
  • Olive oil, nuts may help reverse heart risk factors

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A Mediterranean diet enhanced with extra nuts or more olive oil improved certain heart risk factors among people who had them - but did not prevent others from developing them - according to a new study from Spain. By the end...
  • Time to man up and do more

    Time to man up and do more
    "So let me get this straight. You would like me to place my breast on this ice cold plate, keep it there until another ice cold plate lowers slowly down upon it, squashing it into a pancake, then wait until you crank that wheel just a little bit more, and...
  • 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....
  • The fishy origins of the fish oil craze

    In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected this group from heart disease. The...
  • 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...