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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Center To Host New Nutrition And Cooking Series

    Does your cooking need a little inspiration? Do you have trouble finding meals the whole family will love? Do you want to eat healthier without breaking the bank? Want to learn about what portion sizes you and your kids should be eating? If so, join...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Does your pancreas overreact after meals?

    Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition with recurring episodes of hypoglycemia in a person who is not diabetic. True reactive hypoglycemia symptoms are caused by low blood glucose ranges, usually less than 70 mg/dL, and occur after eating a meal. For the...
  • Parent-packed lunches often not healthy, study says

    Parent-packed lunches often not healthy, study says
    The lunches students bring from home are often filled with unhealthy packaged foods and sugary drinks and little that would win any nutrition awards, according to a new study by university researchers. Missing from those lunches, they said, were fruits...
  • Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado Salsa

     Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado Salsa
    Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories, and the salsa adds a fresh, clean note. To complete the Baja theme, serve with black beans, some diced mango and a bit of light sour cream. Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado...
  • A lot to like about pluots

     A lot to like about pluots
    Environmental Nutrition Pluots, relative newcomers to the spectacular lineup of summer fruits, are among the most tantalizing, yet difficult to identify because each of the many plum-apricot hybrids, from pluots and plumcots to apriums and apriplums,...
  • Tips to Improve Our Senior's Nutrition and Mealtime Experience

    Tips to Improve Our Senior’s Nutrition and Mealtime Experience Malnourished seniors are more likely to fall, become disoriented, have an accident, or intensify any other illness. Negative eating experiences make it more difficult for seniors to...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • 100 cooking classes in Chicago area

    100 cooking classes in Chicago area
    Cooking schools and classes are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed when given. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW signifies that this is the first time the class...
  • EatingWell: Replace refined carbs with these grains for a healthier diet

    Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. But not all carbohydrates are equal. Some, like white breads and starchy sweets, offer little to no nutrition; others, like fruits, vegetables and whole grains, are packed with goodness....
  • Pump up protein for good health as you age

    Say the word "protein" and it conjures up everything from Paleo and Atkins diets for weight loss to soy protein for heart health and whey protein for muscle building. At the other end of the protein spectrum are claims that too much can harm your kidneys,...