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Nutrition

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  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    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...
  • Even if you backslide, resolving to improve your health is worthwhile

    If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Beware of oxidized oils

    Environmental Nutrition You've probably heard that mono- and polyunsaturated fats, like those in olive oil, nuts, and fish are a heart-healthy choice, but concern is rising that, if not stored and used properly, these foods and oils actually could be bad...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • 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....
  • 5 Things To Look For In The Government's Upcoming Healthy Eating Guidelines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new¬†advice¬†about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for...
  • Fresh diet trends bloom in 2015

    Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right? A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Fill your nutrient shortfall

    Environmental Nutrition: Fill your nutrient shortfall
    When scientists observe that lots of people within our population don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the...
  • Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you

    Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you
    Fast food has gotten a little better for you over the last 18 years -- except in cases where it’s gotten worse. Among 27 menu items subjected to scrutiny by Tufts University researchers, eight of the offerings contained fewer calories in 2013 than...
  • New rules put healthier snacks in schools

    New rules put healthier snacks in schools
    Goodbye to sodas, potato chips, candy bars and sugary sports drinks sold in Florida schools. Nutrition standards put into effect on Nov. 1 removed a lot of the less-healthy food from vending machines, snack bars and stores in the schools. The new...
  • Weight Loss Goals Achieved Through Slow And Steady Work

    Weight Loss Goals Achieved Through Slow And Steady Work
    Wouldn't it be nice if we could wave a magic wand and lose however much weight we want. Our clothes would always fit. We wouldn't have to spend so much time in the gym and we could simply enjoy what we eat instead of having to watch it. The truth is you...