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Nutrition

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  • Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it

    Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it
    When the Food & Drug Administration recalls your "all natural" dietary supplement for containing prescription pharmaceuticals, you may think that ensures a rapid restoration of the misbranded product to its wholesome natural state, right? Wrong, says...
  • How to make school lunch healthier

    How to make school lunch healthier
    The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Turn up the heat with chili peppers

    Environmental Nutrition: Turn up the heat with chili peppers
    Environmental Nutrition The chili pepper was named a "pepper" by Christopher Columbus during a Caribbean exploration when he noted its spicy hot taste was similar to that of black pepper, and assumed the two were related. They are not, but the name...
  • Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle

    Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle
    There's no shortage of advice about what to eat: home-cooked food, less — much less — processed food. But with work or soccer practice or whatever it is that cuts into our time, it's not always easy figuring out what the family should consume....
  • Mundelein women promote food revolution

    Mundelein women promote food revolution
    Chris Shifley walked into his Mundelein kitchen and saw his wife, Lindsey, sitting on the floor surrounded by packages and cans of food. He thought she had gone grocery shopping. Instead, she had taken the food out of the cabinets and was planning to...
  • Consumer Reports: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports. And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • Time to man up and do more

    Time to man up and do more
    "So let me get this straight. You would like me to place my breast on this ice cold plate, keep it there until another ice cold plate lowers slowly down upon it, squashing it into a pancake, then wait until you crank that wheel just a little bit more, and...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed your...
  • Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea

    Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea
    The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice. A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
  • Fitness Files: Inside the medical wheat field

    "Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...