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Nutrition

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  • Anxiety likely at the root of cat's car sickness

    Nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about cat health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the nonprofit Winn Feline Foundation (www.winnfelinefoundation.org). From the very food most cats eat to the vaccinations they...
  • The fishy origins of the fish oil craze

    In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected this group from heart disease. The...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report
    A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and weight loss,...
  • Better nutrition keeps patients out of hospitals

    Peter Frost’s article “Illinois hospitals fined $16.3 million for unnecessary readmissions” reports on the startling number of Illinois hospitals that fail to meet state standards for readmission for often preventable diseases and...
  • Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal

     Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal
    During a typical lunch break at Newport Harbor High School, cups filled with celery, broccoli, jicama and red peppers sit in the cafeteria beside plastic containers packed with fresh fruit and yogurt. Teenagers file through the lunch line, piling...
  • Mom’s iron intake may be important for autism risk: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Iron intake during pregnancy might be associated with autism risk in the infant, a new study suggests. Researchers found that moms of kids with autism were less likely to remember taking iron supplements before and during...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • 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...
  • Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity

    Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity
    Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Wendy Dahl, Ph.D.,...
  • Superfoods

    Superfoods
    A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly.  Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy. 1. ...
  • Understanding vegetarianism

    Understanding vegetarianism
    Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...