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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Research: Breast Cancer Treatment Should Address Obesity

    Yale cancer scientist Melinda Irwin says that the connection between obesity and cancer are so strong -- as are recent findings about the effectiveness of exercise and diet in treating cancer -- that pharmaceutical companies should be required to...
  • Nutritional experts say it's time to stop fearing fat

    PHILADELPHIA Those seeking the keys to a healthy diet these days face a predicament. Decades of studies have produced vast stores of data about the foods and nutrients likely to enhance and extend life. But any attempt to retrieve this vital knowledge...
  • Quinoa meets Greek yogurt in this healthy parfait

    Yogurt parfaits are a popular coffeeshop item, but add an ancient grain and you've got another layer of nutrition. Trend trackers have been watching both quinoa and Greek yogurt steadily rise in the American diet. The Star's Quinoa Breakfast Parfait...
  • Beef, agriculture industries upset with dietary guidelines that consider environmental impact

    The government issues dietary guidelines every five years to encourage Americans to eat healthier. This year's version may look at what is healthy for the environment, too. A new focus on the environment would mean asking people to choose more fruits,...
  • Supplements company sees big growth in 2015

    Supplements company sees big growth in 2015
    The small office/warehouse of Natural Product Solutions in Timonium hardly suggests the national reach of the dietary supplement company, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double its range, and a new spokeswoman who is a national...
  • 10 cooking, shopping trends to watch in 2015

    10 cooking, shopping trends to watch in 2015
    Food and beverage trend trackers are predicting a boldly flavored, healthful year for the home cook. I checked in with two top industry marketing firms and researchers at McCormick & Co. for 10 things to watch for in 2015. Consider it your daily dish:...
  • Even if you backslide, resolving to improve your health is worthwhile

    If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Recalibrating weight-loss assumptions

    I assume the couple who took my puppy from his crate outside my hotel in Flagstaff Arizona on Christmas Eve morning thought they were doing a good deed. From the note they left, they assumed he had been left out in the cold all night. They were mistaken....
  • Suzy Cohen: Want to quit smoking? Look into dietary supplements

    I overheard a family talking at a table next to mine. The son, who looked about 35 years old, snapped, "Cut me some slack, I only smoke three cigarettes a day!" I debated about whether to intrude on their conversation, and eventually decided not to....
  • Think fast food is getting more healthful? Um, no.

    Think fast food is getting more healthful? Um, no.
    Popular fast-food chains have engaged in plenty of publicity over the last decade or so about their more healthful menu options (such as McDonald’s “Favorites Under 400”. Two new reports, however, show that the portion size, calorie...