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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Trimming pounds may cut health costs for diabetics

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Overweight adults with diabetes who lost weight and kept it off lowered their average annual health care costs by more than $500, suggests a new study. The 10-year Action for Health in Diabetes study claims to be the...
  • Calorie goals, support may help limit pregnancy weight gain

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in a new study. "More than half of...
  • Autumn Nutrition Classes: 'Fast, Fun and Frugal Foods'

    BRISTOL - Central Connecticut residents are invited this fall to learn about ways to eat and cook healthier while keeping a tight budget. Bristol Hospital says its nutrition series will teach ways to incorporate fiber-rich grains and plant-based proteins...
  • Do more tests to pinpoint cause of cat's ear infections

    These reader questions on dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Q: I feed my cat about half a manufactured...
  • How to cook grass-fed meat

    How to cook grass-fed meat
    Grass-fed beef and bison, pastured pork and poultry, and lamb and goat are enjoying a heyday right now. But if you don't cook them properly, you may be disappointed. We would never want that, so we're here to offer some tips to make your experience with...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Does your pancreas overreact after meals?

    Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition with recurring episodes of hypoglycemia in a person who is not diabetic. True reactive hypoglycemia symptoms are caused by low blood glucose ranges, usually less than 70 mg/dL, and occur after eating a meal. For the...
  • Pump up protein for good health as you age

    Say the word "protein" and it conjures up everything from Paleo and Atkins diets for weight loss to soy protein for heart health and whey protein for muscle building. At the other end of the protein spectrum are claims that too much can harm your kidneys,...
  • Parent-packed lunches often not healthy, study says

    Parent-packed lunches often not healthy, study says
    The lunches students bring from home are often filled with unhealthy packaged foods and sugary drinks and little that would win any nutrition awards, according to a new study by university researchers. Missing from those lunches, they said, were fruits...
  • ProJeCt of Easton survey shows struggles of food pantry clients

    A recent survey paints a bleak picture of the life for poor people in Easton. The two-month sampling of clients at ProJeCt of Easton's food pantry found that many are skipping meals, choosing to pay the electric bill instead of buying food and ignoring...
  • In Hinduism's ayurveda cooking, food heals

    DALLAS "Food is medicine," says Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, as she squeezes half a lime into a glass pitcher. She's making fresh limeade in her home kitchen in Irving, Tex. To the two squeezed limes, she adds about four cups of water and her own spice blend:...