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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Dive into sea vegetables for a splash of important nutrients

    Seaweed, algae, sea vegetables--no matter what you call them, these plants from the sea have been a delicious, nutritious part of our diet for centuries. Grown in the mineral-dense environment of the sea, they're packed with nutrients such as iodine,...
  • Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer

    Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer
    With warmer weather comes increased activity requiring loads of energy. Moms, dads, kids, grandparents, almost everyone is eager to take full advantage of the longer sunfilled days of summer. After all, while the weather is perfect, there is fun to be...
  • Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Chickpeas

    Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Chickpeas
    The assertive flavors of broccoli rabe and rosemary are paired with sturdy chickpeas in this satisfying pasta dish. When buying broccoli rabe, check to make sure the bottoms of the stems are relatively tight, green and moist. If the broccoli rabe at...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: To maintain weight, meal timing may be the key

    Environmental Nutrition Emerging research suggests that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. Nutrition experts have long suspected that skipping meals early in the day may result in increased hunger, which leads to overeating later in...
  • Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds

    Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds
    Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say....
  • Food production shouldn't be a mystery: Reading behind food eco-labels

    What's in my food? How is it made? These are questions consumers are increasingly concerned about when it comes to purchasing food, according to the Natural Products Industry Forecast 2014, released by New Hope Natural Media and the marketing research...
  • The lowly potato has friends in high places

    PHILADELPHIA Born in the dirt, the humble white potato has lately been elevated to the main dish in a rollicking debate that is blurring the lines between politics and science. Congress is pushing hard to get the spuds included in the 40-year-old WIC...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nutrition Help Available To Pregnant Women And Young Children

    Did you know that if you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman, recently had a baby or have a child under the age of 5 years you may be eligible to receive free nutrition counseling and supplemental foods? WIC provides these services to families that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Hospital Hosting New Nutrition 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? If so, join Bristol Hospital food and nutrition experts for this new series. Learn how to...
  • Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]

    Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]
    Last week, The Sun reported on Baltimore City Public School's (BCPS) efforts to increase academic promotion rates among middle school students by giving them the chance to attend BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) summer learning programs. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girl Scouts Of Connecticut Receives Grant From Aetna Foundation

    Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to launch a pilot of its Live Healthy, Lead Healthy in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. The eight-week health and well-being program aims to help girls ages 5 -12...