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Nutrition

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Kick the diet soda habit

    Environmental Nutrition The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda -- more specifically, its artificial sweetener content -- is a hot one. Some experts argue that drinking diet soda instead of its sugar-sweetened counterpart...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • EATINGWELL: Chili-Roasted Carrots

    Roasted with chili powder and cumin then tossed with cilantro and lime juice, these carrots are bursting with zesty flavor. Serve them with simple roast chicken or pork. Chili-Roasted Carrots Makes 4 servings. Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35...
  • Keep the broccoli, lose the cheese [Editorial]

    First ladies aren't normally given to sharp rebukes of Congress, but we can't blame Michelle Obama for being a bit peeved at the efforts of some on Capital Hill to roll back school nutrition standards. At the request of certain special interest groups,...
  • Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]

    Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]
    Next week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether to allow special interests — rather than science — to determine which foods can be provided through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children...
  • Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros

    Soda warning labels: The cons outweigh the pros
    Several years ago, legislation was circulating in Sacramento to ban the sale of sodas in public schools. Soda is certainly among the junkiest of junk foods, not something that schools should ever have encouraged students to drink, no matter how much money...
  • Tweak your diet to control potentially harmful inflammation

    Inflammation is a term that's commonly used but poorly grasped. "Think of inflammation as irritating chemicals that are released by your immune cells, producing swelling, redness, and pain," says Susan Blum, M.D., M.P.H., author of "The Immune System...
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  • Shamar Stephen Hopes Better Diet Helps Him Squeeze Into NFL

    Shamar Stephen Hopes Better Diet Helps Him Squeeze Into NFL
    Shamar Stephen could be the first UConn player taken in the NFL draft. Stephen and linebacker Yawin Smallwood, who had a year of eligibility remaining, are the only UConn players expected to go in the draft, which starts Thursday at 8 p.m. with Round 1...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make it tea time to boost cancer protection

    Environmental Nutrition Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, after water--and one of the oldest medicinal brews. For the past 5,000 years, tea was believed to purify the body and preserve the mind. A large body of scientific evidence, including...
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