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Nutrition

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  • Cocktail concoctions that may have you drinking to your health

    Cocktail concoctions that may have you drinking to your health
    Vodka infused with acai. Sangria loaded with Mediterranean blood orange and pomegranate. Cosmopolitans concocted with prickly pear cactus and aloe. Fresh juniper and lavender blended into organic gin made on a 70-acre biodynamic farm in Colorado. Some...
  • Study finds that eating whole grains can help you live longer

    Study finds that eating whole grains can help you live longer
    Despite the popularity of such grain-eschewing diets as the Paleo and the gluten-free craze, a new study has found that people who eat a whole grain-rich diet live longer. In fact, eating more whole grains may decrease people’s risk of death by up...
  • Top 3 health tips: Signs you need to rethink your diet

    Top 3 health tips: Signs you need to rethink your diet
    The definition of weight-loss insanity is to stick to a diet or exercise plan that hasn't nudged the scale much or has left you with physical or psychological side effects. If any of these signs sound familiar, it's time to jump ship and find a weight-...
  • 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...
  • Mushroom magic: Tasty fungi pack a healthy punch

    Rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, mushrooms are neither plant nor animal--they're classified in the fungi kingdom and offer much more than just good taste. With only 20 calories per cup, mushrooms are rich in a type of fiber called beta-...
  • What Doctors Know: Lower your blood pressure naturally overnight

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com High blood pressure and stress are the proverbial chicken and egg. It works like this: if a person eats lots of sugars and grains, insulin receptors get wonky and shut down, meaning blood cells can...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...