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Nutrition

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  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium

    Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium
    Environmental Nutrition When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,000-1,200 milligrams) for optimal bone health. With 54...
  • Feeding your bones calls for more than calcium

    (Reprinted with permission from Environmental Nutrition, a monthly publication of When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Persimmon power

    Environmental Nutrition: Persimmon power
    Environmental Nutrition Legend has it that persimmons may hold the power to predict the weather of the coming winter. If you split the seeds of this autumn fruit a white marking in one of three shapes is revealed: a knife shape, which supposedly...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress
    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed...
  • Eat green, stay lean

    We present recipes in our Health and Wellness themed-issue that are both healthy and delicious. Nature offers its best produce with lush verdant greens to tantalize our taste buds. What better idea than combining these vegetables available to us now to...
  • Eat whole foods for a healthier, leaner body

    Mary Hurley currently works as a certified holistic health coach and personal trainer. But in a former life, she was an administrator in the performing arts, "so I am used to trying to have healthy foods on a crazy, busy schedule," said Hurley. Her...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Catch of the Day: Think beyond fish

    When it comes to seafood, most people look to fish, such as salmon or tuna, and don't realize the numerous options and benefits offered by other choices, such as mollusks (mussels, clams, and squid), or crustaceans, including crab, shrimp and lobster....
  • Tax on sugary drinks approved in Berkeley; S.F. measure falls short

    In voting Tuesday, Berkeley voters became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...