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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Pyramid scheme or not, Herbalife is tanking

    Pyramid scheme or not, Herbalife is tanking
    In December 2012, Hedge fund investor Bill Ackman painted a huge bull's-eye on the back of Herbalife, labeling the Los Angeles nutritional supplements company an illegal pyramid scheme and placing a $1-billion short bet against its shares. Ackman...
  • Not all fast food is bad for you

    To the editor: The headline and the copy in this article distort the food and nutrition issues challenging consumers today. It's not honest to imply that an entire sector of the food industry — in this case, fast food — is unhealthy. ("Bye-...
  • Green Today, Healthy Tomorrow

    Green Today, Healthy Tomorrow
    Third-graders know all about photosynthesis. They know that chlorophyll, the “green” molecule, absorbs sunlight for energy to synthesize carbohydrates from air and water to help plants grow. Add a nutritional sidebar to science class and...
  • Build Your Bones

    Build Your Bones
    Natural defenses against osteoporosis Loss of height, stooped posture and increased risk of bone fractures may seem like a normal part of aging. But these are all symptoms of osteoporosis, a debilitating disease that causes deterioration of bone...
  • Foundation hosts Live Healthy Seminar

    Foundation hosts Live Healthy Seminar
    Residents got plenty of good advice during the recent Live Healthy Seminar at the Signature Grand in Davie. The event, hosted by the National Obesity Foundation, covered weight loss solutions, psychological factors of obesity and bariatric surgery and...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The Quintessential Kiwi

    Environmental Nutrition: The Quintessential Kiwi
    Environmental Nutrition Drab, rough and rather homely looking, kiwifruit is proof that true beauty is on the inside. Kiwi's vibrant green flesh with a dash of tropical flair has been coveted since it was discovered in its native China. Soon known as...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
  • Excess sugar can harm your heart

    Harvard Health Blog A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease, even if you aren't overweight. So says a major study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine. Added sugars make up at...
  • Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem

    Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem
    Changes to the body are expected during pregnancy, and weight gain is one of the changes most often associated with pregnancy. But excessive weight gain during pregnancy can cause complications for a woman and her baby. The American Congress of...
  • Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit

    Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit
    Weight loss company Medifast Inc. is jumping into the fast-growing health technology market through a partnership with fitness tracker Fitbit, the Owings Mills-based company was scheduled to announce Tuesday. As consumers have grown more interested in...
  • Healthy lunch, happy kids: The art of smart packing

    Healthy lunch, happy kids: The art of smart packing
    October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month, and there’s never been a better time to prepare a healthy school lunch for your kids — or having them prepare one themselves. Health professionals say the key to a packed lunch that promotes a sound...