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Nutrition

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: The best foods to control your hunger pangs

    Environmental Nutrition Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment...
  • Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.

    Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.
    Imagine for a moment that all of the nation's fast-food establishments--all the striped awnings and golden arches, the drive-thru windows, the beckoning dollar deals and wafting odor of French fries--were to vanish overnight. Would the number of our...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • Fun with food at the Forks YMCA

    Once in a while you have to leave your cares behind and do something to restore the soul. For instance, you can watch a bunch of 4- and 5-year-olds make breakfast burritos. I did this very thing Tuesday morning. The weather was fine and I drove to the...
  • 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....
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
  • Food nutrition labels get a makeover

    Aiming to give Americans the tools to make healthier dietary choices, the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled a revamped version of one of the nation's most recognized graphics -- the "Nutrition Facts" box that appears on the back or side of...
  • Hold the milk? There are so many options beyond dairy

    Hold the milk? There are so many options beyond dairy
    Not milk? Choosing milk for your morning cereal or coffee used to be pretty simple: skim, low-fat or whole. These days, though, market shelves and refrigerators are crowded with an array of alternatives: soy, almond, rice, hemp and more. While some...
  • Letters: What children eat at school

    Re "Out-to-lunch regulators," Editorial, April 8 It's challenging to satisfy one child's palate, let alone 30 million. Yet 90% of schools are meeting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's updated nutrition standards. School cafeterias are no...
  • Initiatives add local produce, breakfast and dinner in Orange schools

    Initiatives add local produce, breakfast and dinner in Orange schools
    A flurry of grants and special programs are expanding not only the range of healthy, Florida-grown foods offered in Orange County schools but the availability of morning and evening meals for students. To encourage students to eat breakfast, the Dean...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think amaranth for healthy variety

    Environmental Nutrition Amaranth, a less well-known grain than some of its cousins, has been steadily climbing out from obscurity and reclaiming its ancient glory. This native of Peru was as much a staple crop as corn to the pre-Colombian Aztecs, who...