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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...
  • Think fast when kids want fast food

    Think fast when kids want fast food
    An army of nutrition experts is constantly reminding you that most fast food is bad for your health. But they're not around to back you up when your children or grandchildren unleash powerful weapons of cuteness to convince you to stop at a fast-food...
  • Fitness Files: Let's talk turkey about stuffing

    The day after Thanksgiving, Paul and I dove into the leftovers at lunch. That afternoon, he said, "I don't want dinner." After two days of stuffing, we were stuffed. That morning, we met our friend Marilyn for breakfast. She ordered coffee, saying,...
  • UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app

    UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app
    Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said. Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
  • Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease

    Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease
    Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
  • 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-...
  • 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...