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Nutrition

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  • A feast for furry friends that will put a lid on Thanksgiving vet calls

    A feast for furry friends that will put a lid on Thanksgiving vet calls
    If love translates to food, Americans are loving their pets to death. Sharing your Thanksgiving feast with Fido is fraught with danger for you and your wallet, said veterinarian Jules Benson. "Emergency vet bills average about $620 per visit on any...
  • FDA requires calorie counts for retail foods, vending machine fare

    WASHINGTON Truth in labeling is coming to a food outlet or vending machine near you. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that large chain restaurants, amusement parks, movie theaters even supermarkets and convenience stores that serve...
  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers counting on health routine to keep him on top for years

    GREEN BAY, Wis. Aaron Rodgers possesses NFL records, a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy. He's on fire this season, leading the Green Bay Packers to an NFL-best 33 points a game. But he's always looking to evolve, as a person and as a quarterback, and by...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: How probiotics are soldiers against illness

    Who would have guessed that cowboys sitting around a campfire eating beans would be feeding their bodies' good bacteria? In our gut (a cowboy term for "intestinal tract") we have trillions of good guys called "probiotics" beneficial bacteria that...
  • 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%...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...