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Nutrition

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  • Gods and goddesses of Greek food

    Gods and goddesses of Greek food
    Q: On several visits to Thasos Greek Taverna in Fort Lauderdale, we ordered Organic green chickpea spread. This is the best we ever tasted. Can you please see if the chef will share the recipe? — Jerry, Pompano Beach A: Sophia Mylona, co-owner...
  • Embarrassing infatuations with nutrition outcasts

    Embarrassing infatuations with nutrition outcasts
    It looked up at me from the deli cooler in a small-town grocery as I searched for a road-trip lunch to go. The usual, I figured. A turkey sandwich, maybe with cheese if I wanted to go wild. Something nutritious, virtuous, maybe a little boring but...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Dandelion, nature's mild diuretic

    Environmental Nutrition You may consider dandelions a pesky weed, but this green vegetable is edible, delicious and nutritious. Rich in vitamins A and C, iron, potassium and zinc, dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) was used by Native Americans as a folk...
  • Serve these 'superfoods' for heart health

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Start your day with a bowl of oatmeal and some orange wedges. Enjoy a hearty bowl of bean soup for lunch. Grab a handful of peanuts for a midafternoon snack. For dinner, tuck into some grilled salmon and spinach salad...
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Kick the diet soda habit

    Environmental Nutrition The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda -- more specifically, its artificial sweetener content -- is a hot one. Some experts argue that drinking diet soda instead of its sugar-sweetened counterpart...
  • The food police keep giving us conflicting nutritional advice

    I am so confused. If I weren't always so ravenous by mealtime, I'd probably be paralyzed by the conflicting information nutrition experts feed us. Seems to me that the Food Police need to be reprimanded for periodic flip-flops. Make up your mind,...
  • Kristin Chenoweth learned fitness on the farm

    Kristin Chenoweth learned fitness on the farm
    When you're on Broadway, you can eat whatever you want. And Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth probably didn't worry too much about what she ate while she was growing up in Oklahoma either, because everything got burned off via either ballet or...
  • Start the day strong by adding veggies to your breakfast menu

    "Eat your vegetables" is oft-repeated advice at the dinner table, but how many times do you hear it at breakfast? While vegetables are not typically at the forefront of Americans' minds when it comes to the first meal of the day, it can be an ideal...
  • Tweak your diet to control potentially harmful inflammation

    Inflammation is a term that's commonly used but poorly grasped. "Think of inflammation as irritating chemicals that are released by your immune cells, producing swelling, redness, and pain," says Susan Blum, M.D., M.P.H., author of "The Immune System...
  • Boost your immunity with probiotics

    Inside each one of us is an "inner ecosystem"--a unique microbiome teeming with bacteria that lines the gastrointestinal (GI) tract or gut, which is the largest organ of immunity in the body. Fortifying the gut microflora with probiotics--also known as...