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Nutrition

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  • Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?

    Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?
    Sugar gets a lot of attention when it comes to a child’s diet.  It makes kids hyper, causes cavities, makes them fat and the list goes on. Also, artificial sweeteners are good one day and bad the next. So how do we know what is true?  Is it OK for...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Be a role model for kids in your own eating habits

    Yep, it's September. And now that school is starting, what's the latest on how to encourage good eating habits in our young ones? Be a good role model, say experts. Like it or not, parents are the most important influence in our children's lives. And...
  • Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity

    Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity
    Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Wendy Dahl, Ph.D.,...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Prepare fruits and vegetables wisely to preserve nutrients

    Environmental Nutrition: Prepare fruits and vegetables wisely to preserve nutrients
    Environmental Nutrition Food preparation techniques such as peeling, chopping and cooking make an impact on the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables. Follow these tips to preserve nutrients in your kitchen. Fresh is best, frozen is next. Fresh,...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • At Packers training table, nutrition has become a science

    GREEN BAY, Wis. It's not just a treat in practice, a 20-ounce bottle of water, a carbohydrate shake in the locker room, a fistful of kale in a fruit smoothie. It's a burst of energy, a plan for rehydration and recovery, a remedy for inflammation. And it...
  • EatingWell: Set up your kitchen for weight-loss success

    If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
  • Make smart seafood choices to minimize mercury intake

    Harvard Health Blog Fish and shellfish are great sources of lean protein, and many types are rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. But there's a catch: Some species of fish contain worrisome amounts of methylmercury, a toxin that's especially...
  • 7 delicious desserts with secret, healthy ingredients

    How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor. Yes, after a week of experimenting with desserts that look decadent on the outside but harbor secret, healthful...
  • Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health

    Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health
    A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss, some...
  • For a healthy brain, control blood glucose through diet

    Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels--in people with or without diabetes--may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study published...