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Nutrition

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  • Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity

    Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity
    Kids love pizza, but a new study shows that it doesn’t love them back. On days when children eat pizza, they consume an average of 408 additional calories, three additional grams of fat and 134 additional milligrams of salt compared with their...
  • Soylent, all-in-one foodmaker now based in L.A., raises $20 million

    Soylent, all-in-one foodmaker now based in L.A., raises $20 million
    Soylent Co., the Los Angeles start-up that makes a powdery food substance with a sweeping nutritional composition, has raised $20 million in additional venture capital, the company announced Wednesday. The components of basic staples including dairy,...
  • So, how do I become vegan?

    I’ve heard from many people motivated to become vegan by animal welfare issues. Health and the environment are other reasons to discuss, but this week, about halfway through my month chronicling my vegan ways, I’m going to turn to some...
  • Whole grains should be key part of a healthy diet

    Q: I eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Are whole grains that important? A: Fruits and vegetables seem to get top billing on the healthy food list, but I put whole grains right up there, as well. Whole grains reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke...
  • Fresh diet trends bloom in 2015

    Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right? A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
  • The Edgy Veggie: Spoiler alert, some of your favorite foods may be vegan

    You've made your New Year's resolution to drop the December holiday pounds. You've pledged to eat better. But it doesn't sound fun. And you're not sure what "better" means, anyway. You're in luck welcome to Veganuary, your free, monthlong, all-inclusive...
  • The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?

    The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?
    The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets. "We are Stone...
  • Get 'hooked' on marijuana cousin, healthful hemp seeds

    Get 'hooked' on marijuana cousin, healthful hemp seeds
    Eaten any hemp lately? I have — for lunch. I sprinkled hemp hearts, which are raw, shelled hemp seeds, on top of a sweet potato. It was delicious. Hemp's nutty, buttery flavor blends wonderfully with the soft, smooth texture of a cooked sweet...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances

    Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances
    Elimination diets are all the rage, as more people look to hidden food intolerances as the source of their ill health. Could your food choices make you sick, tired, moody, constipated, or achy? Could they give you headaches, a rash or make it hard for you...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Is that juice really healthy?

    Is that juice really healthy?
    Juice labels are intended to inform and protect the consumer, but that only works if you speak label-ese. If you're squeezing juice into your diet, keep an eye out for these key words before you buy. >>100 percent juice "Start by looking for '100...