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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • What Doctors Know: Lower your blood pressure naturally overnight

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com High blood pressure and stress are the proverbial chicken and egg. It works like this: if a person eats lots of sugars and grains, insulin receptors get wonky and shut down, meaning blood cells can...
  • Mushroom magic: Tasty fungi pack a healthy punch

    Rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, mushrooms are neither plant nor animal--they're classified in the fungi kingdom and offer much more than just good taste. With only 20 calories per cup, mushrooms are rich in a type of fiber called beta-...
  • Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease

    Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease
    Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
  • To prevent or reverse obesity and its ills, timing may be everything

    If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone. Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had...
  • Top 3 health tips: Signs you need to rethink your diet

    Top 3 health tips: Signs you need to rethink your diet
    The definition of weight-loss insanity is to stick to a diet or exercise plan that hasn't nudged the scale much or has left you with physical or psychological side effects. If any of these signs sound familiar, it's time to jump ship and find a weight-...
  • UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app

    UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app
    Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said. Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
  • Environmental Nutrition: To drink or not to drink, a health perspective

    Environmental Nutrition: To drink or not to drink, a health perspective
    Environmental Nutrition Holiday celebrations, happy hours, cocktail parties. It would be nice to think the alcoholic beverages ever-present at social events are good for us. The news media typically makes the most of new studies suggesting a link between...
  • Fitness Files: Let's talk turkey about stuffing

    The day after Thanksgiving, Paul and I dove into the leftovers at lunch. That afternoon, he said, "I don't want dinner." After two days of stuffing, we were stuffed. That morning, we met our friend Marilyn for breakfast. She ordered coffee, saying,...
  • FDA unveils new national calorie-posting rules

    Movie theater chains will have to inform patrons how many calories are in those giant buckets of popcorn and restaurants with at least 20 locations will have to reveal the calorie content of their specialty cocktails under new rules unveiled by the Food...
  • Eat green, stay lean

    We present recipes in our Health and Wellness themed-issue that are both healthy and delicious. Nature offers its best produce with lush verdant greens to tantalize our taste buds. What better idea than combining these vegetables available to us now to...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Crazy for carrots

    Environmental Nutrition: Crazy for carrots
    Environmental Nutrition Carrots were first cultivated about 1,100 years ago in the Afghanistan region, but seeds from its predecessor, the wild carrot, have been found in Europe dating back 5,000 years, when they were not grown as a vegetable, but as a...