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Nutrition

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  • Nutrition as a factor in older pets' mental decline

    Nutrition as a factor in older pets' mental decline
    When an older dog or cat starts to experience physical changes, a pet owner may simply chalk it up to the aging process. But Janet Jackson, vice president and director of the Nestlé Research Center's PetCare Basic Research Department, says these...
  • Brown bag school lunches have little nutrition - lots of dessert

    What could be more wholesome for students than a bag lunch packed at home? A lunch from the school cafeteria. Researchers found that the typical lunch brought from home contained far fewer vegetables, fruit and whole grains than federal nutrition...
  • What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note

    What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note
    Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters. The diet battle of the...
  • Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it

    Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it
    When the Food & Drug Administration recalls your "all natural" dietary supplement for containing prescription pharmaceuticals, you may think that ensures a rapid restoration of the misbranded product to its wholesome natural state, right? Wrong, says...
  • Mundelein women promote food revolution

    Mundelein women promote food revolution
    Chris Shifley walked into his Mundelein kitchen and saw his wife, Lindsey, sitting on the floor surrounded by packages and cans of food. He thought she had gone grocery shopping. Instead, she had taken the food out of the cabinets and was planning to...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Antinutrients in foods? Don't worry about them

    Environmental Nutrition: Antinutrients in foods? Don't worry about them
    Environmental Nutrition There has been a lot of negative talk about antinutrients in plant foods. So, what are antinutrients? They are compounds -- found naturally in whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans and leafy greens -- that may decrease nutritional...
  • Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit

    Medifast announces partnership with Fitbit
    Weight loss company Medifast Inc. is jumping into the fast-growing health technology market through a partnership with fitness tracker Fitbit, the Owings Mills-based company was scheduled to announce Tuesday. As consumers have grown more interested in...
  • Healthy lunch, happy kids: The art of smart packing

    Healthy lunch, happy kids: The art of smart packing
    October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month, and there’s never been a better time to prepare a healthy school lunch for your kids — or having them prepare one themselves. Health professionals say the key to a packed lunch that promotes a sound...
  • Excess sugar can harm your heart

    Harvard Health Blog A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease, even if you aren't overweight. So says a major study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine. Added sugars make up at...
  • Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem

    Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem
    Changes to the body are expected during pregnancy, and weight gain is one of the changes most often associated with pregnancy. But excessive weight gain during pregnancy can cause complications for a woman and her baby. The American Congress of...