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Nutrition

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  • 5 ways to dive into National Nutrition Month

    5 ways to dive into National Nutrition Month
    The 2015 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame has been bumped one week. March 5 you'll meet the 10 Central Floridians who have made significant contributions to how we eat, drink and dine. We began saluting these trailblazers in 2008. The story includes...
  • Go fry an egg! Lehigh Valley nutritionist explains new thinking about eggs and cholesterol

    Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly. Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking. The nation's top nutritional advisory...
  • Fasting has many benefits for the body

    Fasting has many benefits for the body
    What is fasting and can it be beneficial? Many of us know it as a protocol the doctor prescribes before blood testing. For others, it may mean giving up a favorite food for a period of time or not eating food at certain times of the day or year out of...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense

    Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense
    Environmental Nutrition When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to...
  • Scientists get egg on their faces

    Scientists get egg on their faces
    "OK. … Bummer." Tufts University professor Miriam Nelson, on learning that a federal panel would recommend abandoning its caution about cholesterol-laden foods, The Washington Post, Feb. 10, 2015. Bummer? Yeah, we'll say. Cholesterol, defamed...
  • Leave out the salt

    Leave out the salt
    Sodium is an essential nutrient, however, too much of it can be harmful to your body. Sodium can increase blood pressure by causing fluid to build up in the body, which in turn makes more work for the heart. You may feel swollen or bloated after eating...
  • 'FoodPlay' teaches fun food lessons at Sterling Community School

    When Linda Tardiff took to the stage at the Pomfret Community School on Feb. 19, it wasn't long before she had the audience eating out of her hand. As the character Coach in "FoodPlay," she started off the production by juggling a set of rings. The...
  • Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year and 1 day

    Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year and 1 day
    A federal judge sentenced former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell to a year and a day in federal prison Friday, calling her case sad, tragic and puzzling. U.S. District Court Judge James Spencer declared himself baffled by “the two Maureen...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • Cocoa: A sweet treat for the brain?

    Harvard Health Blog There are many reasons why you might want to give someone chocolate on Valentine's Day. There's the tradition of it, of course, and the idea of 'sweets for your sweetheart.' Now here's another tempting reason: Certain compounds in...
  • How will you celebrate Cholesterol Liberation Day? We're here to help

    How will you celebrate Cholesterol Liberation Day? We're here to help
    Fatty meats, liver, shellfish, butter, lard and eggs (not just the whites) are back on the menu.  Now that the new federal dietary guidelines have declared the war on dietary cholesterol over, how will you celebrate?  In case you missed it, on...