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Nutrition

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Plant waters make a splash

    Environmental Nutrition: Plant waters make a splash
    Environmental Nutrition With experts cautioning that sugar is a cause of obesity and chronic disease, combined with the trend towards all things "natural," it's no surprise that consumers are turning to plant waters, such as coconut, maple and birch...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Wrap it up

    Environmental Nutrition: Wrap it up
    Environmental Nutrition Tortillas and wraps may seem like a healthy way to enjoy a sandwich. They're thinner than bread, so they must have fewer calories, right? There are plenty of tortillas and wraps that do contain fewer calories than a couple of...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber

    Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber
    Environmental Nutrition Fitting fiber into your diet is a cancer-preventive strategy. Fiber most clearly protects against colorectal cancer (risk drops 10 percent for each 10-gram increase in fiber). Analysis combining 16 population studies also links...
  • The picky eater's guide to healthy eating

    The picky eater's guide to healthy eating
    Not everyone can eat grilled salmon on a bed a quinoa with a side of bok choi every day. For those who prefer to stay away from oily fish and cruciferous vegetables, the healthy options can feel a bit limited. But after spending several years in the picky...
  • Nutmeg Senior Rides Walk

    ENFIELD - David Dumais named Community Chairperson of the Nutmeg Senior Rides annual Walk. The Walk will take place at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield on Saturday, April 25. The event is slated to kick-off at 10 a.m.; registration opens at 9 a.m....
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • Not all District 204 students on board with healthy lunch standards

    Not all District 204 students on board with healthy lunch standards
    Healthier nutrition standards are causing some younger students in Indian Prairie School District 204 to bring their own lunches to school and older students to quit buying snacks at lunch, according to a report presented to the School Board. Each day,...
  • Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health

    Changing one meal a day to alter your diet and health
    The takeout craving at lunch is strong. But making daily visits to the sandwich shop or wolfing down a container of oily pasta leftovers — perhaps indulged in after a tough meeting or slow day — can add up in more ways than one. Changing...
  • Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements

    Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements
    An amphetamine-like compound that has never been tested in humans is present in a range of popular diet pills and sports supplements, a study in a pharmacological journal has found. The substance, known as BMPEA, is found in products advertised as...
  • Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet

    Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet
    Did you know that according to Health.gov, more than half of women ages 60 to 69 have low bone mass, and about half of women age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis? The most critical nutrients for healthy bone are calcium, vitamin D, and...
  • Should you take probiotics?

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Probiotics are "good" bacteria touted to help maintain digestive health and boost the immune system. You can take them in a dietary supplement or get them from food sources, such as yogurt. But should you? "They can be...