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Nutrition

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  • National month celebrates many ingredients for optimal health

    National month celebrates many ingredients for optimal health
    March is National Nutrition Month, says the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the largest organization of nutrition professionals in the world. What we need to remember, say these experts, is that no one food, drink or pill is a magic formula for...
  • After shifting fads, time for a clear-eyed look at fat in our diets

    After shifting fads, time for a clear-eyed look at fat in our diets
    With national headlines touting the message that low-fat diets are out and high-fat diets are in, people who once shunned butter are slathering it on toast, melting it in sautés and even plopping it into their coffee. And though the media has glorified...
  • Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time

    Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time
    Healthy living and eating is a hot topic these days. Leading the charge is Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, better known as the Healthy Voyager, who has spent over a decade inspiring people to live well, one veggie at a time. As a respected expert in the fields of...
  • Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

    After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here's EN's take-away on today's big questions on heart health: SATURATED AND TRANS FATS These are still targets. Despite...
  • More than a DASH of hope

    More than a DASH of hope
    Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...
  • 2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't

    2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't
    The trend in government-mandated labeling — ingredients lists, nutritional breakdowns and safety warnings — is toward more rather than less, and for the most part that's a good thing. Strong labeling laws give consumers the facts they need...
  • Family Meals Matter: Spring into Nutrition

    Family Meals Matter: Spring into Nutrition
    Spring is just around the corner and it is a great time to increase your activity and intake of seasonal foods. Spinach, mangoes, broccoli and mandarins are all in season and a perfect source of vitamins and minerals that will provide you with the...
  • Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet

    Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet
    Nutritionists are continually spouting the benefits of foods like tomatoes, avocados and fish, but overdoing it on these healthy foods actually can be harmful. "Even nutritious food can be too much of a good thing if you eat it in too large a quantity...
  • Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour

    Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour
    Chef John Bonk, of of Prime Catch in Boynton Beach, opts for using gluten-free coconut flour in today's recipe, as a delicious and healthy coating alternative to wheat and grain flour. Coconut flour merits attention for its many nutritional benefits. It's...
  • Goodwin College hosts Health and Wellness Fair

    Goodwin College hosts Health and Wellness Fair
    Nutritionist Caelum Massicotti believes that what we put in our bodies affects our health, so he teaches clients how to prepare nutritious food that's also tasty. "I tell people what to eat, and then show them how to make it taste good," he said at...
  • WHO: World is eating too much sugar

    WHO: World is eating too much sugar
    LONDON (AP) — Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar...