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Nutrition

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  • More than a DASH of hope

    More than a DASH of hope
    Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Safety concerns addressed for elderberry and kombucha

    Environmental Nutrition: Safety concerns addressed for elderberry and kombucha
    Environmental Nutrition Q: Is elderberry safe and beneficial to consume? A: Elderberry has been treasured for centuries as traditional medicine to treat skin conditions and respiratory illnesses, such as colds and flu. However, unripe elderberries and...
  • 2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't

    2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't
    The trend in government-mandated labeling — ingredients lists, nutritional breakdowns and safety warnings — is toward more rather than less, and for the most part that's a good thing. Strong labeling laws give consumers the facts they need...
  • Family Meals Matter: Spring into Nutrition

    Family Meals Matter: Spring into Nutrition
    Spring is just around the corner and it is a great time to increase your activity and intake of seasonal foods. Spinach, mangoes, broccoli and mandarins are all in season and a perfect source of vitamins and minerals that will provide you with the...
  • Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet

    Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet
    Nutritionists are continually spouting the benefits of foods like tomatoes, avocados and fish, but overdoing it on these healthy foods actually can be harmful. "Even nutritious food can be too much of a good thing if you eat it in too large a quantity...
  • Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour

    Claire's tip of the week: Nutritional benefits of coconut flour
    Chef John Bonk, of of Prime Catch in Boynton Beach, opts for using gluten-free coconut flour in today's recipe, as a delicious and healthy coating alternative to wheat and grain flour. Coconut flour merits attention for its many nutritional benefits. It's...
  • Goodwin College hosts Health and Wellness Fair

    Goodwin College hosts Health and Wellness Fair
    Nutritionist Caelum Massicotti believes that what we put in our bodies affects our health, so he teaches clients how to prepare nutritious food that's also tasty. "I tell people what to eat, and then show them how to make it taste good," he said at...
  • WHO: World is eating too much sugar

    WHO: World is eating too much sugar
    LONDON (AP) — Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar...
  • Nutritional roadblocks: 11 whole gain myths busted

    At first glance, whole grains like whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice may not seem controversial, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at least three servings...
  • The human microbiome: How to feed your gut

     The human microbiome: How to feed your gut
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth. The latest post is from Mindy Athas. Within our gut lives a busy ecosystem...
  • UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet
    Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10...