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Nutrition

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Top Nutrition Articles

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  • Suzy Cohen: Want to quit smoking? Look into dietary supplements

    I overheard a family talking at a table next to mine. The son, who looked about 35 years old, snapped, "Cut me some slack, I only smoke three cigarettes a day!" I debated about whether to intrude on their conversation, and eventually decided not to....
  • Think fast food is getting more healthful? Um, no.

    Think fast food is getting more healthful? Um, no.
    Popular fast-food chains have engaged in plenty of publicity over the last decade or so about their more healthful menu options (such as McDonald’s “Favorites Under 400”. Two new reports, however, show that the portion size, calorie...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances

    Environmental Nutrition: Elimination diets root out food intolerances
    Elimination diets are all the rage, as more people look to hidden food intolerances as the source of their ill health. Could your food choices make you sick, tired, moody, constipated, or achy? Could they give you headaches, a rash or make it hard for you...
  • Is that juice really healthy?

    Is that juice really healthy?
    Juice labels are intended to inform and protect the consumer, but that only works if you speak label-ese. If you're squeezing juice into your diet, keep an eye out for these key words before you buy. >>100 percent juice "Start by looking for '100...
  • 10 cooking, shopping trends to watch in 2015

    10 cooking, shopping trends to watch in 2015
    Food and beverage trend trackers are predicting a boldly flavored, healthful year for the home cook. I checked in with two top industry marketing firms and researchers at McCormick & Co. for 10 things to watch for in 2015. Consider it your daily dish:...
  • Family meals matter: Chocolate and cherry

    Family meals matter: Chocolate and cherry
    If you think chocolate should be its own food group, you’re in good company here. In addition to being delicious, chocolate is packed with antioxidants, making it a nice ingredient to add — in moderation of course — to your balanced...
  • Top 3: Weight loss tips for busy people

    Top 3: Weight loss tips for busy people
    Are you stuck working regular 10 hour days, or did you do away with your real lunch break, and it's now a lunch pause? When you're stressed and time-pressed, one of the first things to go out the window is your weight-loss plan. Here are three easy ways...
  • Heart Month tips to eat better

    Heart Month tips to eat better
    Large portions. Fruit juice. Sugar. How about none of the above, according to Nicole Marchand, registered dietitian at West Boca Medical Center and in private practice at Healthy Steps Nutrition in Pompano Beach. Especially during National Heart Month...
  • Study finds that eating whole grains can help you live longer

    Study finds that eating whole grains can help you live longer
    Despite the popularity of such grain-eschewing diets as the Paleo and the gluten-free craze, a new study has found that people who eat a whole grain-rich diet live longer. In fact, eating more whole grains may decrease people’s risk of death by up...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Think fast when kids want fast food

    Think fast when kids want fast food
    An army of nutrition experts is constantly reminding you that most fast food is bad for your health. But they're not around to back you up when your children or grandchildren unleash powerful weapons of cuteness to convince you to stop at a fast-food...