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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Prosecutors seek congressional probe of supplement industry

    Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced....
  • 14 states ask Congress to investigate the herbal supplement industry

    14 states ask Congress to investigate the herbal supplement industry
    Attorneys general from 14 states are calling on Congress to investigate the herbal supplements industry after a report from New York’s top prosecutor that alleged many products contained ingredients that were not listed on their labels and that...
  • Seriously Simple: Cut calories without sacrificing flavor

    Seriously Simple: Cut calories without sacrificing flavor
    Food trends come and go. Pasta got a bad rap when carbohydrates became our enemy. If you talk to nutritionists, they will tell you carbs are an important part of our diet but with some caveats. The most important one is eating pasta in moderation. Smaller...
  • Learn to decipher supermarket shelf nutrition labels

    Supermarkets across the country now offer shelf nutrition labeling programs, which can help shoppers more easily identify the best food choices. Such programs vary by retailer: Some identify specific product nutrition attributes, such as "low sodium,"...
  • Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

    Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away
    An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. The findings don't mean apples aren't good for you...
  • Bring on the spring sexy: Experts help you shake off the winter blues

    Bring on the spring sexy: Experts help you shake off the winter blues
    Congratulations, Chicago: We made it. Spring is officially here. Though the city still might face a few bursts of cold, greenery is starting to poke its way through the dirt, patios hesitantly are opening and your walk of shame outfit isn’t...
  • Between sunscreen and indoor lifestyles, bodies crave vitamin D

    Between sunscreen and indoor lifestyles, bodies crave vitamin D
    Tammi Leader Fuller, 55, is outdoors most of the time, running her Malibu, Calif.-based sleepover camps for grown-ups. Yet, she knows she does not get enough of D, the "sunshine vitamin," because it requires ultraviolet rays to be absorbed. "I'm...
  • Community Center features healthy choices at food fair

    The old adage that there's no such thing as a free lunch was turned on its head March 28 at Sprague Community Center, as four local restaurants and several food-related agencies offered an assortment of healthy tastes for the sampling. And while it wasn't...
  • Navajo Nation sees tax on junk food as way to combat health problems

    Navajo Nation sees tax on junk food as way to combat health problems
    On a weekday shopping trip to the only real grocery store for 30 miles, Ann Neagle paused before a bag of Red Delicious apples, $7 for a dozen, plus a new discount — the Navajo Nation lifted the 5% sales tax on fresh fruits and vegetables. That'...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season
    MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta carried a half gallon of a green liquid in the Cubs clubhouse last summer that could have passed for a mint shake or green tea. But it was kale juice, a small but effective part of Arrieta's healthy routine that he has...
  • What the new national dietary guidelines mean

    What the new national dietary guidelines mean
    Customers who walk into the Columbia Wegmans are met with stacks of flavored seltzer, jams and peanut butter that all have one thing in common: They contain little or no added sugar. Prominent displays to sway customers to more healthful options are...