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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • 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-...
  • Mushroom magic: Tasty fungi pack a healthy punch

    Rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, mushrooms are neither plant nor animal--they're classified in the fungi kingdom and offer much more than just good taste. With only 20 calories per cup, mushrooms are rich in a type of fiber called beta-...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Crazy for carrots

    Environmental Nutrition: Crazy for carrots
    Environmental Nutrition Carrots were first cultivated about 1,100 years ago in the Afghanistan region, but seeds from its predecessor, the wild carrot, have been found in Europe dating back 5,000 years, when they were not grown as a vegetable, but as a...
  • What Doctors Know: Lower your blood pressure naturally overnight

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com High blood pressure and stress are the proverbial chicken and egg. It works like this: if a person eats lots of sugars and grains, insulin receptors get wonky and shut down, meaning blood cells can...
  • 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...
  • Catch of the Day: Think beyond fish

    When it comes to seafood, most people look to fish, such as salmon or tuna, and don't realize the numerous options and benefits offered by other choices, such as mollusks (mussels, clams, and squid), or crustaceans, including crab, shrimp and lobster....
  • Tax on sugary drinks approved in Berkeley; S.F. measure falls short

    In voting Tuesday, Berkeley voters became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...