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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil

    Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil
    Environmental Nutrition Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
  • Open your eyes to yellow vegetables

    We hear a lot about the health benefits of brightly colored vegetables, such as scarlet red tomatoes and deep green leaves, but paler shades often are overlooked. Yellow vegetables also pack a powerful nutrition punch. The eyes have it When it comes...
  • Popcorn sales bursting with new organic, gourmet, pre-popped snacks

    Popcorn sales bursting with new organic, gourmet, pre-popped snacks
    Popcorn is smokin' hot. According to the Popcorn Board, Americans consume 16 billion quarts of popped popcorn annually. That's 51 quarts each in a year. And while most of the popcorn we buy is for home use — sales of unpopped popcorn have risen 300%...
  • Stressed by the holidays? A good diet might help

    You know the drill. November rolls around, then December, and somewhere in there you notice it. Stress. Constant, relentless, it keeps you from sleeping, zaps you of energy (just when you need it most), plays loose with your moods and locks up your...
  • Can you be overweight and healthy?

    Can you be overweight and healthy?
    Is weight loss, by itself, healthy? My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am. This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
  • Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium

    Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium
    Environmental Nutrition When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,000-1,200 milligrams) for optimal bone health. With 54...
  • Avoid overeating on Thanksgiving

    Avoid overeating on Thanksgiving
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's To Your Health blog. The latest post is from Mary Beth Sodus, registered dietitian, nutrition therapist and personalized bariatric...
  • Avoid adding those holiday pounds

    Q: The holidays are coming, what tips do you have so I don't balloon by the end of the year? A: The holidays are here, which means lots of food and not enough time to exercise. It's possible to enjoy the festivities without adding weight. Here are some...
  • Feeding your bones calls for more than calcium

    (Reprinted with permission from Environmental Nutrition, a monthly publication of When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,...
  • Eat whole foods for a healthier, leaner body

    Mary Hurley currently works as a certified holistic health coach and personal trainer. But in a former life, she was an administrator in the performing arts, "so I am used to trying to have healthy foods on a crazy, busy schedule," said Hurley. Her...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...