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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Baking Central: Why potato bread makes the best toast ever

    You can tut-tut all you want about the toast trend. (Yes, it's really a trend. Yes, there are restaurants that feature toast. Yes, the word "artisanal" comes up.) But be honest: You know when you've encountered a really great piece of toast, and when you...
  • Report on dietary guidelines contains some surprises

    Go ahead, have that third cup of coffee today and enjoy some eggs. Consuming the two may not be all too concerning, according to a new report on dietary guidelines. The report released Thursday was issued by an advisory committee that makes...
  • Why does one of America's top pastry chefs want you to skip dessert?

    Why does one of America's top pastry chefs want you to skip dessert?
    It might seem odd that Emily Luchetti, one of the legends in American pastry, is urging people to skip sweets. But it’s all a matter of perspective. Luchetti, who was the pastry chef at San Francisco’s Stars and Farallon and now heads...
  • New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings

    New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings
    The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The group&...
  • News guide: Dietary guidelines may contain some new advice, but key recommendations stay same

    Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt? An advisory committee's recommendations for the nation's dietary patterns are due soon, and some advice may be changing. The committee...
  • Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year and 1 day

    Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year and 1 day
    A federal judge sentenced former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell to a year and a day in federal prison Friday, calling her case sad, tragic and puzzling. U.S. District Court Judge James Spencer declared himself baffled by “the two Maureen...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • Dietary guidelines panel suggests tax on sugary foods

    A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds. The panel'...
  • Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an...
  • How will you celebrate Cholesterol Liberation Day? We're here to help

    How will you celebrate Cholesterol Liberation Day? We're here to help
    Fatty meats, liver, shellfish, butter, lard and eggs (not just the whites) are back on the menu.  Now that the new federal dietary guidelines have declared the war on dietary cholesterol over, how will you celebrate?  In case you missed it, on...
  • Losing weight before pregnancy is healthier for mom, baby

     Losing weight before pregnancy is healthier for mom, baby
    Before she got pregnant in 2014, Lizzy King, 28, of East Lansing, Mich., gave herself a "lifestyle overhaul." She started running and lost 50 pounds. She eschewed processed food and ate her first banana. King became "hyper-aware of the effects of too...