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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: The Quintessential Kiwi

    Environmental Nutrition: The Quintessential Kiwi
    Environmental Nutrition Drab, rough and rather homely looking, kiwifruit is proof that true beauty is on the inside. Kiwi's vibrant green flesh with a dash of tropical flair has been coveted since it was discovered in its native China. Soon known as...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress
    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed...
  • Tips to Improve Our Senior's Nutrition and Mealtime Experience

    Tips to Improve Our Senior’s Nutrition and Mealtime Experience Malnourished seniors are more likely to fall, become disoriented, have an accident, or intensify any other illness. Negative eating experiences make it more difficult for seniors to...
  • Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity

    Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity
    Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Wendy Dahl, Ph.D.,...
  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Turn up the heat with chili peppers

    Environmental Nutrition: Turn up the heat with chili peppers
    Environmental Nutrition The chili pepper was named a "pepper" by Christopher Columbus during a Caribbean exploration when he noted its spicy hot taste was similar to that of black pepper, and assumed the two were related. They are not, but the name...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • McDaniel student loses half her body weight

    McDaniel student loses half her body weight
    At age 23, Malarie Burgess couldn't fit into restaurant booths, she had to buy clothes online, and she endured stares and comments from strangers, particularly children. The year was 2010, and she weighed 350 pounds. "I had kind of fooled myself into...
  • Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time

    Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time
    Broward County Public Schools' program manager for nutrition education and training, Darlene Moppert, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June to speak at a Congressional briefing about healthy school lunches. She was invited to the event to...
  • 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 non-profit Winn Feline Foundation. From the very food most cats eat to the vaccinations they receive to treatments for a wide...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Prevent a second heart attack though diet

    Environmental Nutrition If you're one of the 13 million Americans who have survived a heart attack, or if you've been diagnosed with heart disease, take heart. You can take control of your heart health with the knowledge that certain foods have been...