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Nutrition

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  • Encourage children to floss

    Encourage children to floss
    Learning to brush their own teeth is a lesson all children must master. Although parents ultimately may have children who become proficient at brushing their own teeth, getting them to floss is generally more difficult. The National Health and...
  • 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...
  • Locally grown, seasonal produce offers nutritional, environmental benefits

    When you recall memory of eating a delicious. juicy peach or near-perfect ear of sweet corn, summertime comes to mind. The thought of crisp apples or the perfect plump pumpkin triggers images of fall. Asparagus, lettuce and radishes fresh from the...
  • Know the pros and cons before you try fasting

    Know the pros and cons before you try fasting
    Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Catholicism. Recently,...
  • Jane Fonda sparked NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan's life of fitness

    Jane Fonda sparked NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan's life of fitness
    At 6 feet, 5 inches, Michael Strahan — the co-host of "Live With Kelly and Michael" and "Good Morning America" and a 2014 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — defies pigeonholing. Strahan, 42, began exercising three decades ago...
  • Patients tend to listen more to female doctors

    Patients tend to listen more to female doctors
    Women are more likely to heed guidance on nutrition, exercise and weight loss when it comes from doctors who are female, rather than male, a new study suggests. The research also found that patients, regardless of gender, more readily tuned into...
  • Healthy lifestyle tips showcased on World Heart Day

    Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways. World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
  • Anxiety likely at the root of cat's car sickness

    Nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about cat health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the nonprofit Winn Feline Foundation (www.winnfelinefoundation.org). From the very food most cats eat to the vaccinations they...
  • The fishy origins of the fish oil craze

    In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected this group from heart disease. The...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report
    A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and weight loss,...