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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • 50 years later, SNAP proves its continuing vitality

    A lot has happened in the 50 years since LBJ signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law. We've elected eight presidents, watched our population grow and shift, gained knowledge about health and nutrition, enjoyed economic booms and survived recessions....
  • Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation

    Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation
    Inflammation is like salt. A pinch is a good thing, but get a tad too much and it ruins everything. Chronic inflammation has been linked to everything from acne and allergies to intestinal issues, neurological disorders, autoimmune diseases and joint...
  • 'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors

    'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors
    When the so-called "feeding tube diet" debuted in a Miami doctor's office two years ago, many saw it as a "crazy" gimmick sure to go the way of the ThighMaster. After all, how many people would pay $1,500 to walk around with a rubber hose up their...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Center To Host New Nutrition And Cooking Series

    Does your cooking need a little inspiration? Do you have trouble finding meals the whole family will love? Do you want to eat healthier without breaking the bank? Want to learn about what portion sizes you and your kids should be eating? If so, join...
  • 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...
  • Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time

    Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time
    Broward County Public Schools' program manager for nutrition education and training, Darlene Moppert, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June to speak at a Congressional briefing about healthy school lunches. She was invited to the event to...
  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • Jordan Gross transformation: From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt. Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
  • Beware of dietary supplements that could potentially be harmful

    Americans spend more than $32 billion on 85,000 different dietary supplements every year. These products contain various combinations of vitamins, minerals, herbal extracts, and other substances. The manufacturers claim that their products enhance health,...
  • 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....
  • Back-to-school tips to pack a power lunch

    Back-to-school tips to pack a power lunch
    Most parents know the tyranny of the school lunch. Moms and dads have every intention of packing Johnny and Janie healthy, varied, nutritionally balanced lunches that will carry them from algebra through after-school sports. But when reality hits,...