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Nutrition

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  • Gods and goddesses of Greek food

    Gods and goddesses of Greek food
    Q: On several visits to Thasos Greek Taverna in Fort Lauderdale, we ordered Organic green chickpea spread. This is the best we ever tasted. Can you please see if the chef will share the recipe? — Jerry, Pompano Beach A: Sophia Mylona, co-owner...
  • Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters

    Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters
    Chloe Aguilar was on her way to jujitsu class inside the Villa-Parke Community Center in northwest Pasadena, but she had to stop and water the corn at the courtyard entrance first. Chloe, 11, is a gardener at Villa-Parke's new community garden, where...
  • Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?

    Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?
    Prohibiting the use of federal food stamps to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages and subsidizing the purchase of fruits and vegetables with the coupons would improve nutrition, foster weight loss and drive down rates of Type 2 diabetes among the program's...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Asthma camp for children The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will sponsor "Camp Airways" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 4-8 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. The camp, for children ages six to 12, will...
  • First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards

    After steering clear of most messy legislative battles, First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday publicly took on lawmakers, food companies and lunch ladies who say the school lunch law she championed nearly four years ago is leading kids to brown bag it....
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • Dark chocolate can be a healthy treat

    Indulgence and romance aside, the health benefits of dark chocolate may be enjoyed anytime. DARK DEFINED Chocolate is made from beans harvested from the cocoa tree, Theobroma cacao. The ancient Mayans first discovered chocolate's health potential....
  • The value of diet soda still stirring debate

    The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda--or more specifically, its artificial sweetener content--is a hot one. Some experts argue that drinking diet soda instead of its sugar-sweetened counterpart can cut calories and support...
  • EatingWell: Try these 'secret-weapon' foods to boost your changes of losing weight

    Want to boost chances of losing weight? Of course, the foundation for successful weight loss is eating well and exercising, but if you want to power up your efforts, check out this diet cheat sheet of foods that do a little of the work for you....
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
  • '5 a day' still might not be enough fruit and vegetables, study finds

    '5 a day' still might not be enough fruit and vegetables, study finds
    Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, but it turns out that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than...