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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED: CHC, Inc. & Horizons-NCCS Provide Kids With Health & Wellness Education

    On Wednesday, July 16, staff members from Community Health Center Inc.'s (CHC) Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury locations hosted a health fair for students attending the Horizons Summer Enrichment Program at New Canaan Country School. The goals of the...
  • Obesity, nutrition, and warning: Letters

    Obesity: No quick fix A recent news item about a young, overweight mother who died following surgery to reduce her body fat is disturbing. Obesity is the result of poor lifestyle choices over a long period of time. Attempting to reverse this...
  • President Obama tells kids he 'loses his mind' over guacamole

    President Obama made a culinary confession Friday: He “loses his mind” over chips and guacamole. His daughters, Malia and Sasha, love indulging in ice cream, pie and sushi. And his wife, Michelle? She loves French fries, though the nation&...
  • Scientists unlock secrets to boost metabolism

    Scientists unlock secrets to boost metabolism
    What's the best way to boost your metabolism and burn more fat? That's the holy grail for metabolic researchers and for many Americans. Orlando scientists are at the forefront of some of the most promising research in the field. A heart hormone, the...
  • Cows no longer have a monopoly on milk: A Nutritional Breakdown

    Just a few years ago, the term "milk" was synonymous with the stuff that came from cows. But now the dairy market is awash in plant-based alternatives made from soy, rice, almonds, coconut and hemp, driven largely by consumers' thirst for low-calorie,...
  • Proposed U.S. food label changes fall short, says former FDA head

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A proposal to overhaul nutrition labels on packaged foods sold in the United States does not go far enough to influence consumer choices and reduce obesity, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner said in an article...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Bent on yellow crookneck squash

    Environmental Nutrition Named for its curved neck, the yellow crookneck squash, which originated in Mexico, has been pleasing palates for over 10,000 years. It is a staple food for Native American tribes, and is among the oldest and most cultivated...
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa

     Fresh Tomato Salsa
    Fresh and easy, this recipe yields about 5 cups of salsa -- plenty to serve a crowd. If you like spicy salsa, use the full amount of jalapeños and add more cayenne pepper. Fresh Tomato Salsa Yield: 10 servings, 1/2 cup each Active Time: 30 minutes...
  • Chinese town trades lead poison test results for milk

    DAPU China (Reuters) - After a test showed farmer Zhao Heping's toddler grandson had high levels of lead in his blood two years ago, local officials in China's Hunan province offered the child medicine, he says – and milk. In return, Zhao says,...
  • Set yourself up for success with mindful eating

    We all complain of not having enough time--even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we often find ourselves eating in the car, at the computer, or while working. These distractions create an environment for making poor food choices, such as...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make olive oil your No. 1 oil

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...