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Nutrition

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  • First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards

    After steering clear of most messy legislative battles, First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday publicly took on lawmakers, food companies and lunch ladies who say the school lunch law she championed nearly four years ago is leading kids to brown bag it....
  • FDA to pregnant women: Eat more fish (but choose with care)

    FDA to pregnant women: Eat more fish (but choose with care)
    The Food and Drug Administration, underlining the potential health benefits to infants and young children of fatty acids found plentifully in fish, on Tuesday urged pregnant women and new mothers to consume more fish and to feed it more often to their...
  • Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?

    Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?
    Prohibiting the use of federal food stamps to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages and subsidizing the purchase of fruits and vegetables with the coupons would improve nutrition, foster weight loss and drive down rates of Type 2 diabetes among the program's...
  • U.N. food chief: Obesity, unhealthy diets a greater threat than tobacco

    U.N. food chief: Obesity, unhealthy diets a greater threat than tobacco
    The United Nations' leading voice on hunger has declared that the international community must mobilize to combat obesity and unhealthy diets, not a lack of food, and called on U.N. members to rally around a "bold framework" of regulations limiting access...
  • 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...
  • Concerns still simmer about pet food products from China

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Pet food recalls, and pet food with ingredients imported from China are intertwined issues very much on the minds of pet owners. Mark Lyons, vice president of Corporate Affairs for nutrition giant Alltech, who is based in China, is eager...
  • Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention

    Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention
      People don't have time to wait for conclusive information about nutrition and cancer, says an advocacy group that has issued six dietary recommendations to help prevent cancer. The guidance to emphasize fruits and vegetables hardly will raise an...
  • Garden your way to nutrition

     Garden your way to nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from dietetic intern Rebecca Smith. Everyone needs an excuse to get outside this time of year, and what better way to enjoy the outdoors...
  • Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters

    Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters
    Chloe Aguilar was on her way to jujitsu class inside the Villa-Parke Community Center in northwest Pasadena, but she had to stop and water the corn at the courtyard entrance first. Chloe, 11, is a gardener at Villa-Parke's new community garden, where...
  • 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...
  • EATINGWELL: Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower

    This recipe for mashed cauliflower, spiked with dill and havarti cheese, makes a simple side dish for a weeknight dinner. The low-calorie cauliflower complements the rich creaminess of havarti cheese. Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower Makes 6 servings,...