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Nutrition

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  • Mini meals vs. three squares: Which is best?

    It's a popular notion that eating smaller, more frequent meals, such as six small meals a day, is a healthier approach than the traditional three square meals a day. Some people believe eating more frequently may help keep their hunger under better...
  • Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels

    Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels
    Of all the issues the Obama administration is grappling with, a modest redesign of what food labels say about sweeteners might not have seemed among the more controversial. But ever since First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the plan last year, a lobbying...
  • Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels

    Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels
    WASHINGTON — Of all the issues the Obama administration is grappling with, a modest redesign of what food labels say about sweeteners might not have seemed among the more controversial. But ever since first lady Michelle Obama unveiled the plan last...
  • Tips for eating less sugar, saturated fat and sodium to create a healthier diet

    Every five years, a panel of experts gets together to map out how to help Americans eat a healthier diet. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee provides recommendations for what unhealthy foods we should eat less of and what healthy foods we should...
  • National month celebrates many ingredients for optimal health

    National month celebrates many ingredients for optimal health
    March is National Nutrition Month, says the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the largest organization of nutrition professionals in the world. What we need to remember, say these experts, is that no one food, drink or pill is a magic formula for...
  • Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour

    Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour
    Chef John Bonk, of of Prime Catch in Boynton Beach, opts for using gluten-free coconut flour in today's recipe, as a delicious and healthy coating alternative to wheat and grain flour. Coconut flour merits attention for its many nutritional benefits. It's...
  • INFLUENCE GAME: Meat industry fights new dietary proposal

    The meat industry is seeing red. Meat companies have tried to rehabilitate an image tarnished in recent years by health and environmental concerns. Now the industry is swiftly and aggressively working to discredit a proposal for new dietary guidelines...
  • Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time

    Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time
    Healthy living and eating is a hot topic these days. Leading the charge is Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, better known as the Healthy Voyager, who has spent over a decade inspiring people to live well, one veggie at a time. As a respected expert in the fields of...
  • Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

    After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here's EN's take-away on today's big questions on heart health: SATURATED AND TRANS FATS These are still targets. Despite...
  • Heart-healthy food in 10 easy steps

    Heart-healthy food in 10 easy steps
    "You can't fix your health until you fix your diet." So says Sheah Rarback, a registered dietitian on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and a Miami Herald columnist. The fuel you put into your body, like that in...
  • More than a DASH of hope

    More than a DASH of hope
    Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...