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Nutrition

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  • New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say

     New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say
    To Pamela Paulsen, school bake sales aren't about promoting obesity and peddling brownies to impressionable children. They're chances to teach kids about leadership skills, helping others and moderation. "I'd rather have them give back to society with...
  • District 214 low-income kids to pay five times more for lunch

    District 214 low-income kids to pay five times more for lunch
    A group of low-income students will now pay five times more for school lunch this year, following one Northwest suburban school district's decision to quit a federal food program over the nutrition guidelines. Arlington Heights-based Township High...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado Salsa

     Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado Salsa
    Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories, and the salsa adds a fresh, clean note. To complete the Baja theme, serve with black beans, some diced mango and a bit of light sour cream. Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado...
  • A lot to like about pluots

     A lot to like about pluots
    Environmental Nutrition Pluots, relative newcomers to the spectacular lineup of summer fruits, are among the most tantalizing, yet difficult to identify because each of the many plum-apricot hybrids, from pluots and plumcots to apriums and apriplums,...
  • Tips to Improve Our Senior's Nutrition and Mealtime Experience

    Tips to Improve Our Senior’s Nutrition and Mealtime Experience Malnourished seniors are more likely to fall, become disoriented, have an accident, or intensify any other illness. Negative eating experiences make it more difficult for seniors to...
  • One man's uphill fight to stem childhood obesity

    One man's uphill fight to stem childhood obesity
    A short walk from the fast-food drive-throughs, taco joints and doughnut shops lining Hawaiian Gardens' palm-tree-dotted main drag, a classroom of energetic kindergartners begins a well-rehearsed routine. Jutting their thumbs down and contorting their...
  • 100 cooking classes in Chicago area

    100 cooking classes in Chicago area
    Cooking schools and classes are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed when given. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW signifies that this is the first time the class...
  • EatingWell: Replace refined carbs with these grains for a healthier diet

    Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. But not all carbohydrates are equal. Some, like white breads and starchy sweets, offer little to no nutrition; others, like fruits, vegetables and whole grains, are packed with goodness....
  • 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,...
  • Reduce your exposure to toxins from grilled meats

    nvironmental Nutrition PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), found in grilled, charred, pan-fried and smoked meats, are drawing increasing concern over their potentially toxic effects on health. What are PAHs? PAHs are a group of over 100...