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  • Probiotics can prevent dangerous diarrhea

    Probiotics can prevent dangerous diarrhea

    Probiotics — those products that promise to replenish your gut’s 'healthy' microbes — do seem to help prevent dangerous diarrhea, researchers reported on Thursday.
    - 30 May 13, 11:03pm -
  • People think they're eating less than they are

    People think they're eating less than they are

    People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report. They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated…
    - 24 May 13, 7:30pm -
  • Report questioning salt guidelines riles heart experts
    An unusual medical brawl erupted on Tuesday when the influential Institute of Medicine issued a report questioning the basis of years of advice for Americans to cut their salt intake in half.
    - 14 May 13, 4:07pm -
  • Chris Christie's weight-loss procedure doesn't always work

    Chris Christie's weight-loss procedure doesn't always work

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie revealed that he's had gastric-band weight-loss surgery, which experts say has the least amount of short-term risk but also yields the least amount of weight loss.
    - 7 May 13, 9:05pm -
  • Caffeinated gum raises health buzz

    Caffeinated gum raises health buzz

    A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
    - 29 Apr 13, 10:53pm -
  • Dr. Oz's tips for losing those last 10 pounds

    Dr. Oz's tips for losing those last 10 pounds

    Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.
    - 11 Mar 13, 7:24pm -
  • How First Lady won over Miss. on school lunches
    Despite its deeply red political leanings, it was Mississippi that early on embraced the first lady’s ideas about healthy food, and was the site where Mrs. Obama kicked off a two day, three-city tour touting the three-year anniversary of her “Let…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:43am -
  • Why snacking at night is bad for you
    Eating that bowl of Cocoa Puffs at night may be much worse than having it in the morning. The body tends to turn more of that food into fat at night, while turning it into fuel during the day, new research suggests.
    - 22 Feb 13, 9:40pm -
  • High-glycemic foods tied to diabetes risk
    People who eat a lot of low-fiber and processed foods that quickly spike blood sugars may, not surprisingly, have a significantly higher risk of the most common form of diabetes, according to a new study.
    - 14 Feb 13, 10:47pm -
  • New rules would make school snacks healthier
    The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.
    - 1 Feb 13, 5:34pm -
  • Yogurt lovers have better diets
    People who like yogurt may enjoy a better-balanced diet and get more key nutrients than people who never eat the cultured dairy product, new research shows.
    - 24 Jan 13, 11:48pm -
  • Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says

    Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says

    Unhappy with the slow pace efforts to curb America’s obesity epidemic, a prominent bioethicist is proposing an “edgier strategy” to promote weight loss: more social stigma. But others disagree sharply with Daniel Callahan of the Hastings Center…
    - 24 Jan 13, 12:40am -
  • Forget diets: Cutting fat keeps you slim
    Swapping fatty foods for low-fat alternatives will keep you slim - and now there's World Health Organization-backed research to prove it.
    - 7 Dec 12, 12:16am -
  • 8 sneaky ways to avoid holiday pounds

    8 sneaky ways to avoid holiday pounds

    Trying to lose those pesky 10 pounds you gained on summer vacation or wondering how to prevent packing them on over the holidays? New research shows it can be done, 100 calories at a time.
    - 25 Nov 12, 5:49pm -
  • Even top nutritionists mourn the end of Twinkies

    Even top nutritionists mourn the end of Twinkies

    Ok, admit it. With the threat that Hostess Brands could really go out of business, you are seriously considering a run to the grocery store to stock up on Twinkies. And you are not alone; they evoke such sweet memories that even top nutritionists are…
    - 16 Nov 12, 8:47pm -
  • LA declares 'Meatless Mondays' in vegetarian campaign
    Los Angeles is hoping to persuade people to become vegetarian – at least one day per week.
    - 10 Nov 12, 9:41am -
  • Extra pounds may put you in the hospital
    Regardless of lifestyle and other health-related factors, heavier people were more likely than lean ones to be hospitalized for a variety of conditions, according to an Australian study. What's more, this was the case not just for obese people but al…
    - 22 Oct 12, 12:47am -
  • Cow named Daisy makes reduced-allergy milk

    Cow named Daisy makes reduced-allergy milk

    People allergic to whey may be able to drink newly engineered milk without the unpleasant digestive consequences, according to research released Monday.
    - 1 Oct 12, 10:09pm -
  • She lost nearly 80 pounds on a 'Starbucks diet'

    She lost nearly 80 pounds on a 'Starbucks diet'

    Christine Hall didn’t join an expensive weight-loss program or sign up for a meal-delivery service to help her lose nearly 80 pounds. In fact, she never even goes to the grocery store.
    - 13 Sep 12, 9:53pm -
  • 6 delicious ways to snack on superfood chia

    6 delicious ways to snack on superfood chia

    Chia is an ancient seed that dates back to the Aztecs, who used it as a source of energy and endurance. Now, it's all the rage as a healthy ingredient. From peanut butter to chips, here are tasty ways to incorporate chia in your snacking.
    - 12 Sep 12, 6:32pm -
  • McDonald's adds calorie information to menus
    The world's biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will post calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide starting Monday.
    - 12 Sep 12, 6:07pm -
  • Genetically modified 'golden rice' tested on kids?
    China's health authorities will investigate allegations that genetically modified rice was tested on Chinese children as part of a Sino-U.S. research project, state media said Tuesday.
    - 11 Sep 12, 8:54am -
  • Study: Heavy teens eat fewer calories than peers
    The findings illustrate the difficulty of losing weight by cutting calories alone, especially when the weight is gained early in life, the researchers said.  
    - 10 Sep 12, 6:56pm -
  • Organic food no more nutritious than non-organic
    Organic produce and meat typically isn't any better for you than conventional varieties when it comes to vitamin and nutrient content, according to a new review of the evidence.
    - 4 Sep 12, 5:29pm -
  • Bagged lettuce or bulk? Experts offer food safety advice

    Bagged lettuce or bulk? Experts offer food safety advice

    A new recall of Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine salad marks the sixth time since April that the nation’s top producers of bagged lettuce have pulled products because of worries about food safety.
    - 31 Aug 12, 12:28pm -
  • Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes
    Treating obese people with weight loss surgery dramatically delays or prevents the onset of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
    - 22 Aug 12, 11:16pm -
  • Diet supplements linked to bleeding, deaths
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Reumofan dietary supplements, after receiving reports of bleeding, stroke and death among people taking the pills.
    - 22 Aug 12, 1:40pm -
  • School lunches: How to get kids to eat healthy

    School lunches: How to get kids to eat healthy

    There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them.
    - 20 Aug 12, 7:38pm -
  • Vitamin C may lessen effects of air pollution

    Vitamin C may lessen effects of air pollution

    There's another reason to eat fruits and veggies: A diet rich in them may lessen the harmful effects of air pollution for people suffering from chronic lung diseases.
    - 17 Aug 12, 6:02pm -
  • 13 rules for dining out on a diet

    13 rules for dining out on a diet

    On average, Americans dine out four times a week, according to the National Restaurant Association. That could be enough to bust any diet. But these tips will help you dine out, have fun and navigate any menu to make smart choices.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:27pm -
  • Key to dieting: Keep treats out of sight

    Key to dieting: Keep treats out of sight

    People who lose the most weight may be those who can overcome urges when they see, smell or dream about something tasty, researchers said this week. And their study adds to a growing body of evidence that another key to success is keeping a food diar…
    - 3 Aug 12, 12:20pm -
  • Americans in denial about weight gain, study says

    Americans in denial about weight gain, study says

    Researchers from the University of Washington found that people often think they are losing weight when they aren’t, according to research published in the August issue of the journal Preventive Medicine.
    - 1 Aug 12, 6:15pm -
  • Study: Nearly half drop weight-loss programs
    High drop-out rates are in line with those seen in other studies and are a barrier to reducing obesity rates, the researchers said.
    - 1 Aug 12, 5:39pm -
  • Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

    Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

    It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating gluten in bread and other foods. Now, millions do.
    - 31 Jul 12, 6:41pm -
  • Devices don't work to save kids in hot cars

    Devices don't work to save kids in hot cars

    Special seats and other devices designed to help prevent parents from accidentally leaving babies and toddlers behind in cars don’t work, a team of experts said on Monday. They said parents shouldn’t rely on them to keep children safe.
    - 30 Jul 12, 4:56pm -
  • Poll: Half of Americans guzzle soda everyday

    Poll: Half of Americans guzzle soda everyday

    For about half of U.S. adults, soda is a daily drink, according to a new Gallup poll.
    - 24 Jul 12, 5:32pm -
  • New diet drugs? They won't be easy to get

    New diet drugs? They won't be easy to get

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved two new diet drugs in a week. But don't expect to get either Qysmia or Belviq easily, health experts say.
    - 19 Jul 12, 2:57pm -
  • Poll: Obesity a bigger problem than smoking
    The percentage of people in the U.S. who say that obesity is an extremely serious problem for society is now higher than the percentage saying the same thing about cigarette-smoking, according to a new Gallup poll.
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:48pm -
  • FDA approves weight-loss drug Qsymia
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the new weight loss drug Qsymia on Tuesday, adding to a very skimpy arsenal of drugs Americans can take to battle severe obesity.
    - 17 Jul 12, 11:56pm -
  • Want to lose weight? Adopt these 3 habits

    Want to lose weight? Adopt these 3 habits

    Women who were most successful at losing weight kept track of their food intake in a journal, didn't skip meals and avoided eating out, according to a new study.
    - 13 Jul 12, 7:46pm -
  • FDA OKs first new weight-loss pill in 13 years
    Federal Food and Drug Administration officials approved a new weight-loss pill Wednesday, giving the nod to Belviq used in combination with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise to combat obesity.
    - 27 Jun 12, 5:58pm -
  • Low-carb diets may burn the most calories
    Researchers found that overweight people burned 350 more calories a day, on average, when they ate a low-carbohydrate diet, than when they ate a low-fat diet.
    - 26 Jun 12, 9:41pm -
  • Study: Photos of treats may spark cravings

    Study: Photos of treats may spark cravings

    Just glancing at a photo of a rich and gooey chocolate cake can set your brain circuits sparking, switching on cravings and revving up your appetite, a new study shows.
    - 26 Jun 12, 8:10pm -
  • An apple a day may help fight obesity

    An apple a day may help fight obesity

    A compound found in apple peels called ursolic acid may protect against obesity, a new study in mice suggests.
    - 22 Jun 12, 4:58pm -
  • Is healthy food really more expensive?

    Is healthy food really more expensive?

    Contrary to popular belief, it can actually cost more to eat badly. In fact, a new government report finds that nutritious foods – such as grains, vegetables, fruit and dairy – typically cost less than items high in saturated fat and added sugars…
    - 17 May 12, 6:47pm -
  • How to avoid weight gain? Eat on a schedule
    A new study of  mice finds that when we eat may be an important factor in preventing weight gain.
    - 17 May 12, 6:06pm -
  • Coffee lovers lower death risk, study says

    Coffee lovers lower death risk, study says

    Coffee drinkers who worry about the jolt of java it takes to get them going in the morning might just as well relax and pour another cup.
    - 16 May 12, 9:00pm -
  • America's hatred of fat hurts obesity fight
    It may be the nation's last, accepted form of prejudice. But the stigmatization of obesity has repercussions beyond the pain it inflicts on its targets: It threatens to impede efforts to fight the obesity epidemic.
    - 11 May 12, 5:35pm -
  • New weight loss drug a step closer to approval
    Advisers to government health regulators have recommended that that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the U.S. in more than a decade, despite concerns over cardiac risks.
    - 10 May 12, 8:46pm -
  • Report: Schools key to fighting America's obesity
    Fighting obesity will require changes everywhere Americans live, work, play and learn, says a major new report that outlines dozens of options — from building more walkable neighborhoods to zoning limits on fast-food restaurants to selling healthie…
    - 8 May 12, 11:29pm -
  • Is healthy weight impossible for many Americans?
    America's obesity epidemic is so deeply rooted that it will take dramatic and systemic measures - from overhauling farm policies and zoning laws to, possibly, introducing a soda tax - to fix it, the influential Institute of Medicine said on Tuesday.
    - 8 May 12, 1:37pm -
  • No end to US obesity epidemic, forecast shows
    More bad news about Americans' waistlines: They're only going to get bigger.  Already, about a third of people are obese. By 2030, it is estimated 42 percent of the population will be.
    - 7 May 12, 11:20pm -
  • Berry good news: These may protect your brain

    Berry good news: These may protect your brain

    Women who eat more berries may have a lower risk of cognitive decline in old age, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women who had a higher berry intake delayed cognitive aging by up to 2.5 years, as shown by their scores on memory and thin…
    - 27 Apr 12, 5:04pm -

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  • newHealthy diet recommended to help manage diabetes - KHON2

    Healthy diet recommended to help manage diabetes - KHON2

    KHON2Healthy diet recommended to help manage diabetesKHON2(CNN) — Almost one in 10 Americans has a form of diabetes, and whether it's type 1 or type 2 diabetes, there's one thing all these people can do to help manage the disease, and that's to eat…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 9:39pm -
  • newTry these diets for better skin and sex - New York Daily News

    Try these diets for better skin and sex - New York Daily News

    New York Daily NewsTry these diets for better skin and sexNew York Daily NewsDiets are no fun, and it's hard to keep the weight from rolling back on. Yet diets geared towards goals other than weight loss could make you feel better, look better and en…
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 7:42pm -
  • newBBB: Bend company sending unordered diet pills - KTVZ

    BBB: Bend company sending unordered diet pills - KTVZ

    KTVZBBB: Bend company sending unordered diet pillsKTVZ“I did not order Diet King product and have never ordered anything from this company,” a consumer stated in his BBB complaint. “I did not know this company existed until this charge appeared…
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 6:54pm -
  • newHere's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet - Huffington Post

    Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet - Huffington Post

    Youth Health MagzineHere's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo DietHuffington PostIf you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on meat and v…
    - 21 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 12:15pm -
  • Bite into a healthy lifestyle with a plant-strong diet - The Stanford Daily
    Bite into a healthy lifestyle with a plant-strong dietThe Stanford DailyRecently, the nation's top health and nutrition experts made recommendations for the country's upcoming 2015 dietary guidelines. That Advisory Committee's recommendations highlig…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 3:57am -
  • A Diet High in Pesticides Is Linked to a Lower Sperm Count - TIME

    A Diet High in Pesticides Is Linked to a Lower Sperm Count - TIME

    TIMEA Diet High in Pesticides Is Linked to a Lower Sperm CountTIMEThe troubling link between pesticide exposure and fertility isn't new; scientists have already established that people who work with pesticides tend to have lower fertility than people…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 12:22am -
  • Diet soda may lead to more belly fat as you age - The News Journal

    Diet soda may lead to more belly fat as you age - The News Journal

    The News JournalDiet soda may lead to more belly fat as you ageThe News JournalThey determined that daily and occasional diet soda drinkers gained nearly three times as much belly fat as non-drinkers, after they ruled out other factors such as age, e…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 8:58pm -

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  • Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet
    If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me... Read more: Protein, Vegetables, Bacon, Paleo Diet, Diets, Meat, Nutrition, Crossfit…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?
    That our relationship with food, and its implications for our health, and that of the planet, are rather badly broken is quite clear. The better we can all say exactly how it's broken, the more likely any of us is to live long enough -- to see it fix…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:52pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: How Many Diets Are There?
    People look for the quick fix, to produce the weight loss for them. There isn't one. There is no timeline on a successful weight loss. Consider weight loss the byproduct of a lifestyle that includes eating food that nourishes you, and being active.…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 12:41pm -
  • Gregg McBride: Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?
    Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment. Read more: The Walking Dead, Walking Dead, Dieting, Diet, He…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:35pm -
  • Johan Rockström: An American Plate That Is Palatable for Human and Planetary Health
    What we eat determines our health. It also decides the health of our planet. In the newly proposed Dietary Guidelines, the US is finally moving towards acknowledging the fundamental connections between human and planetary health. Read mo…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:02pm -
  • See The Full List Of Interviews
    I'm so happy with our Mondays With Marlo series, where we can talk with each other and with my expert guests. And what a lineup of guests we’ve... Read more: Women, Pets, Mondays With Marlo, Travel, Diet, Arianna Huffington, Marlo Th…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:49pm -
  • Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.: How to Eat Smarter
    Although the focus of our cognitive behavioral approach to permanent weight loss is on helping people change how they think so they can make long lasting changes in their eating, we do provide them with certain guidelines about food. Rea…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:39am -
  • 5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDMore and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up ... Read more: Vegetarian, Vegetarian Health Benefits, Vegetarian Diet, Benefits of Vegetar…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:08am -
  • Tamsen_Fadal: Be Your Best. Be in Balance.
    Good food, as much as anything, is a determining factor in who we are going to be tomorrow and years down the road. Many experts say certain foods can help to slow down the aging process and fights disease. Plus, when you eat well, you look and feel…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:55am -
  • Melissa Meyers: Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot
    You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs. Read more: Healthy, Weight Loss, Nutrition, Ta…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • Katie Seaver: Ate Too Much Last Night? Here's Five Things to Do Today
    In my work helping others who find themselves obsessing about food or feeling unhappy about their eating and their weight, I find that they have the same experience. It's tempting to want to restrict what you eat, but it ultimately leads to a vicious…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:08pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Appreciation for Brian Wansink, Run Amok
    As hoped, Brian and I see eye to eye. The factors that influence what people choose to do with food matter, but so too do the foods chosen, and what they do to the people. We need not choose to focus on one of these, and neglect the other.…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:04am -
  • Tim Ward: Obesity and Food Addiction: It's Not About Willpower
    While it's nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an "obesity epidemic," our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebol... Read more: Obesity, Obesity Epidemic, Food Addiction, Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Hypno…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 9:59am -
  • The 'MIND Diet' Could Protect You From Alzheimer's And Age-Related Cognitive Decline
    What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half?Some nutritionists may have fo... Read more: MIND Diet, Alzheimers, Alzheimers Prevention, Diet Alzheimers, Mediterrane…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 9:00am -
  • Pam Koch: Just Say Yes to Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines
    Sustainable dietary guidelines are not a new idea -- Drs. Joan Gussow and Kate Clancy, two food systems experts, first argued for them in a seminal 1986 article in Journal of Nutrition Education. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, Dietary Gu…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 3:44pm -
  • Joel Kahn, M.D.: RIP: The Executive Physical Exercise Test
    Traditions die slowly if at all. The executive physical offered by hospitals and larger medical practices incorporating an exercise test, alone or coupled with echo or nuclear heart imaging, has a long history of use. Read more: Heart Di…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 2:15pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Tricking Parents Into Bad Choices
    Parents usually have their kids' best interest in mind. They want them to grow healthy, acquire eating habits that promote wellness, and have beautiful, strong teeth. So how come kids are drinking so much sugar, an ingredient on the top of the list o…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 1:54pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dietitians, Food and Truth: Winds of Change?
    In nutrition, though, we have long allowed foxes to guard the hen house. The easy access of Kraft to an apparent endorsement by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is only the latest example, and by no means the worst. Read more: Heal…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 3:50pm -
  • Miriam Ava: Dispatch: 'Growing a New America: Detox Diet, the Future of Food, and How to Be Happy and Healthy'
    I'm Miriam Ava, the ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time.The launch of Dr. Mark Hyman's latest book The ... Read more: Mark Hyman MD, Detox Diet, Diet, Food, Congressman Tim Ryan, Food Babe,…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 9:28am -
  • Watching Food TV Could Make You Gain Weight
    Your TV may be wreaking havoc on your diet. Watching any old show on the tube while simultaneously snacking can contribute to extra poundage, and new ... Read more: Weight Gain, Tv and Weight Gain, Television and Weight Gain, Food Instag…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • Liz Neumark: Overabundance of Diets Muddles Meals
    I used to cringe when my friend asked the waiter for her salad dressing on the side. Now that request, by itself, would be music to my ears. Read more: Diets, Food Trends, Paleo Diet, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Food-Rules, Food Alle…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 6:30pm -
  • Jack Anderson: Men, We Don't Take Care of Themselves, So What Would Happen If We Did?
    My goal is to be in the best shape I've ever been when my 21-year-old son graduates from Cal Berkeley on May 16, 60 days from now. Here's what I'm committing to in my personal 60 Days to Fit program. Read more: Men'sHealth, Working Out,…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 2:08pm -
  • Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.: Is Losing Weight Really Worth It?
    Losing weight can be difficult, especially when dieters are besieged by a sabotaging thought such as "It's just not worth it to stay on my diet." Here's what you need to remind yourself to keep on going. Read more: Diet, Weight Loss, Wei…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 4:30pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Good Food and Healthy Families Make a Beautiful Home
    Healthy families make a beautiful home. When there is good health on the inside of the home, there is beauty on the outside. Read more: Five-Finger-Food-Guide, Health, Diet, Diet and Nutrition, Diet and Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy L…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 2:12pm -
  • SELF: The One Food Nutritionists Eat Every Single Day
    From turmeric smoothies to chocolate and peanut butter combos, dietitians around the country share the foods they eat every single day. Read more: Diet, Nutrition, Nutritionist, Food Ideas, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Tumeric, Healt…
    - 17 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 10:33am -

Huffington Post (Diet & Nutrition)

  • Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet
    If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me... Read more: Protein, Vegetables, Bacon, Paleo Diet, Diets, Meat, Nutrition, Crossfit…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • Lisa Drayer Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)
    Lisa Drayer, MA, RD, author of The Beauty Diet joined me on Mondays with Marlo to share all of her expert nutrition advice. She answered all of your w... Read more: Marlo Thomas, Mondays With Marlo, Nutrition, Health, Beauty, Healthy Eat…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:54pm -
  • The Number Of Kids Eating Fast Food Is Falling
    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and th... Read more: Reuters, Fast Food, Kids, Calories, Menu Labeling, Restaurants, Nutritio…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:48pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?
    That our relationship with food, and its implications for our health, and that of the planet, are rather badly broken is quite clear. The better we can all say exactly how it's broken, the more likely any of us is to live long enough -- to see it fix…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:52pm -
  • Ada Polla: A Celebrity Spills Her Best Beauty Secrets
    I could not help but pick the brains of the fascinating Necar Zadegan (formerly of 24, you can now watch her on Bravo's new series Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce), with whom I had the pleasure of dining with in LA not long ago. Read more:…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 11:40am -
  • Margaret Marshall: How Many Diets Are There?
    People look for the quick fix, to produce the weight loss for them. There isn't one. There is no timeline on a successful weight loss. Consider weight loss the byproduct of a lifestyle that includes eating food that nourishes you, and being active.…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 12:41pm -
  • 15 Ways Your Environment Makes You Eat More (Or Less)
    By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahlBrian Wansink, the best-selling author and Cornell professor of nutrition science and consumer behavior, ha... Read more: Environment and Eating, Eating Habits, Snacking Tricks, Nymag, Science of US…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 10:12am -
  • Gregg McBride: Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?
    Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment. Read more: The Walking Dead, Walking Dead, Dieting, Diet, He…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:35pm -
  • Johan Rockström: An American Plate That Is Palatable for Human and Planetary Health
    What we eat determines our health. It also decides the health of our planet. In the newly proposed Dietary Guidelines, the US is finally moving towards acknowledging the fundamental connections between human and planetary health. Read mo…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:02pm -
  • Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: A Nutrition Prescription for a Healthier America
    By establishing nutrition guidelines for Americans that make healthy choices more accessible and affordable, policymakers have a real opportunity to improve the well being of millions of individuals. It's time to promote a culture of health in our na…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:03pm -
  • See The Full List Of Interviews
    I'm so happy with our Mondays With Marlo series, where we can talk with each other and with my expert guests. And what a lineup of guests we’ve... Read more: Women, Pets, Mondays With Marlo, Travel, Diet, Arianna Huffington, Marlo Th…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:49pm -
  • SELF: Surprising New Food Trend: Chickpeas and Chocolate
    When we noticed a bunch of gourmet products popping up with the legume-meets-cocoa flavor combo, we were wary... but thankfully wrong about those hesitations: The unique flavor combo is a winner. Check out a few of our favorite new buys.…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:51am -
  • Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.: How to Eat Smarter
    Although the focus of our cognitive behavioral approach to permanent weight loss is on helping people change how they think so they can make long lasting changes in their eating, we do provide them with certain guidelines about food. Rea…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:39am -
  • 5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDMore and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up ... Read more: Vegetarian, Vegetarian Health Benefits, Vegetarian Diet, Benefits of Vegetar…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:08am -
  • Tamsen_Fadal: Be Your Best. Be in Balance.
    Good food, as much as anything, is a determining factor in who we are going to be tomorrow and years down the road. Many experts say certain foods can help to slow down the aging process and fights disease. Plus, when you eat well, you look and feel…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:55am -
  • Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger: March Is National Nutrition Month: Time to Spring Into Health
    Many of you are probably feeling guilty for indulging during the Holidays but here is another opportunity to re evaluate those New Year's resolutions. National Nutrition month is the perfect time to re-focus our health needs and kick-start our healt…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 10:53am -
  • Melissa Meyers: Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot
    You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs. Read more: Healthy, Weight Loss, Nutrition, Ta…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • Katie Seaver: Ate Too Much Last Night? Here's Five Things to Do Today
    In my work helping others who find themselves obsessing about food or feeling unhappy about their eating and their weight, I find that they have the same experience. It's tempting to want to restrict what you eat, but it ultimately leads to a vicious…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:08pm -
  • Firas Kittaneh: Don't Snooze on Nutrition: See How Foods Affect Sleep
    Research has found that certain nutrients in food can affect sleep, from how easy it is to fall asleep at a reasonable hour to the quality of rest we get throughout the night. See what you should munch on for better nights and what foods to skip.…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 8:06am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Appreciation for Brian Wansink, Run Amok
    As hoped, Brian and I see eye to eye. The factors that influence what people choose to do with food matter, but so too do the foods chosen, and what they do to the people. We need not choose to focus on one of these, and neglect the other.…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:04am -
  • Tim Ward: Obesity and Food Addiction: It's Not About Willpower
    While it's nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an "obesity epidemic," our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebol... Read more: Obesity, Obesity Epidemic, Food Addiction, Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Hypno…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 9:59am -
  • SELF: How To Snack To Maximize Your Weekend Workouts
    Refueling after exercise is essential to seeing results. Whip up one of these perfectly portioned ideas this weekend no matter how much time you have -- even if it's none at all. Read more: Recipes, Workouts, Healthy Living, Healthy Eati…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 10:11am -
  • The 'MIND Diet' Could Protect You From Alzheimer's And Age-Related Cognitive Decline
    What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half?Some nutritionists may have fo... Read more: MIND Diet, Alzheimers, Alzheimers Prevention, Diet Alzheimers, Mediterrane…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 9:00am -
  • Seth Bauer: The Empty Calories of Fossil Fuels
    In nutrition science, there's a famous paradox: in many parts of the world, especially the "advanced" nations, the poorest people are not starving. In... Read more: Fossil Fuels, Oil, Coal, Obesity, Diabetes, Climate Change, Nutrition, H…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:40pm -
  • Pam Koch: Just Say Yes to Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines
    Sustainable dietary guidelines are not a new idea -- Drs. Joan Gussow and Kate Clancy, two food systems experts, first argued for them in a seminal 1986 article in Journal of Nutrition Education. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, Dietary Gu…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 3:44pm -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet
    If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me... Read more: Protein, Vegetables, Bacon, Paleo Diet, Diets, Meat, Nutrition, Crossfit…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • Lisa Drayer Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)
    Lisa Drayer, MA, RD, author of The Beauty Diet joined me on Mondays with Marlo to share all of her expert nutrition advice. She answered all of your w... Read more: Marlo Thomas, Mondays With Marlo, Nutrition, Health, Beauty, Healthy Eat…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:54pm -
  • The Number Of Kids Eating Fast Food Is Falling
    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and th... Read more: Reuters, Fast Food, Kids, Calories, Menu Labeling, Restaurants, Nutritio…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:48pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?
    That our relationship with food, and its implications for our health, and that of the planet, are rather badly broken is quite clear. The better we can all say exactly how it's broken, the more likely any of us is to live long enough -- to see it fix…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:52pm -
  • 15 Ways Your Environment Makes You Eat More (Or Less)
    By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahlBrian Wansink, the best-selling author and Cornell professor of nutrition science and consumer behavior, ha... Read more: Environment and Eating, Eating Habits, Snacking Tricks, Nymag, Science of US…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 10:12am -
  • Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: A Nutrition Prescription for a Healthier America
    By establishing nutrition guidelines for Americans that make healthy choices more accessible and affordable, policymakers have a real opportunity to improve the well being of millions of individuals. It's time to promote a culture of health in our na…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:03pm -
  • Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger: March Is National Nutrition Month: Time to Spring Into Health
    Many of you are probably feeling guilty for indulging during the Holidays but here is another opportunity to re evaluate those New Year's resolutions. National Nutrition month is the perfect time to re-focus our health needs and kick-start our healt…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 10:53am -
  • Melissa Meyers: Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot
    You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs. Read more: Healthy, Weight Loss, Nutrition, Ta…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • Firas Kittaneh: Don't Snooze on Nutrition: See How Foods Affect Sleep
    Research has found that certain nutrients in food can affect sleep, from how easy it is to fall asleep at a reasonable hour to the quality of rest we get throughout the night. See what you should munch on for better nights and what foods to skip.…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 8:06am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Appreciation for Brian Wansink, Run Amok
    As hoped, Brian and I see eye to eye. The factors that influence what people choose to do with food matter, but so too do the foods chosen, and what they do to the people. We need not choose to focus on one of these, and neglect the other.…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:04am -
  • Seth Bauer: The Empty Calories of Fossil Fuels
    In nutrition science, there's a famous paradox: in many parts of the world, especially the "advanced" nations, the poorest people are not starving. In... Read more: Fossil Fuels, Oil, Coal, Obesity, Diabetes, Climate Change, Nutrition, H…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:40pm -
  • Pam Koch: Just Say Yes to Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines
    Sustainable dietary guidelines are not a new idea -- Drs. Joan Gussow and Kate Clancy, two food systems experts, first argued for them in a seminal 1986 article in Journal of Nutrition Education. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, Dietary Gu…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 3:44pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Tricking Parents Into Bad Choices
    Parents usually have their kids' best interest in mind. They want them to grow healthy, acquire eating habits that promote wellness, and have beautiful, strong teeth. So how come kids are drinking so much sugar, an ingredient on the top of the list o…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 1:54pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dietitians, Food and Truth: Winds of Change?
    In nutrition, though, we have long allowed foxes to guard the hen house. The easy access of Kraft to an apparent endorsement by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is only the latest example, and by no means the worst. Read more: Heal…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 3:50pm -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: 10 Foods to Enjoy Without Added Sugar
    While we know that sugary drinks such as soda and sugar-sweetened cereals such as Fruit Loops are a main culprit of added sugar, it is often surprising to people when they hear that sugar is also lurking in breads and salad dressings. So what can we…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 11:11am -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: Why Focusing on Calories Misses the Bigger Picture for Your Weight and Health
    Rather than subscribing to the antiquated calories in/calories out model for weight loss and good health, focus on powerful, gene-altering, whole, real, fresh food that you cook yourself can rapidly change your biology. Read more: Nutrit…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 10:58am -
  • Dr. Wendie Trubow: 'My Candida Was Hungry, So I Fed It Pizza and Beer'
    My friend said that to me recently, and I laughed out loud. She wasn't joking, either.Ever had food cravings? Felt like you'd fight someone for th... Read more: Fight Food Cravings, Digestive Health, Gut Health, Indigestion, Indigest…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 9:26am -
  • Jack Anderson: Men, We Don't Take Care of Themselves, So What Would Happen If We Did?
    My goal is to be in the best shape I've ever been when my 21-year-old son graduates from Cal Berkeley on May 16, 60 days from now. Here's what I'm committing to in my personal 60 Days to Fit program. Read more: Men'sHealth, Working Out,…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 2:08pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Pi and Science, Sense and Cake
    When the beverage industry, for instance, helpfully points out that no long-term, randomized trial has specifically implicated their sugary concoction in epidemic childhood obesity, we might consider that no such trial has ever implicated any given s…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 11:46am -
  • SELF: The One Food Nutritionists Eat Every Single Day
    From turmeric smoothies to chocolate and peanut butter combos, dietitians around the country share the foods they eat every single day. Read more: Diet, Nutrition, Nutritionist, Food Ideas, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Tumeric, Healt…
    - 17 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 10:33am -
  • Joel Kahn, M.D.: One Million Heart Attacks Can Be Prevented
    In my field of cardiology, a series of studies show that more than 80 percent of all heart attacks can be prevented by a remarkably consistent lifestyle that is neither difficult nor expensive. Read more: Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Nut…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 11:59am -
  • Amy R. Beaudreault: Can Dementia Be Prevented Through Nutrition?
    Despite growing evidence supporting the positive role nutrition plays in dementia prevention, nutrition is rarely employed as a prevention strategy. A new study may change that. Read more: Nutrition, Dementia, Alzeimer's Disease, Science…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 1:22pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dear Colleagues: We SUCK!
    I'm not saying we are wrong. In fact, we may all be right, about everything. But we are all right about disparate and seemingly-competing bits of the same, whole truth. The result is that nobody can see that whole truth. Read more: Healt…
    - 22 days ago, 10 Mar 15, 10:13am -
  • William Lambers: A Simple Step Toward Gender Equality
    The dream of every child receiving school feeding is a step everyone can get involved with and support. This one action can improve the lives of girls everywhere by giving them a foundation for success: nutrition and education. Read more…
    - 25 days ago, 7 Mar 15, 4:22pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: What Part of a Complete Breakfast?
    When dietary worry was all directed at excess fat intake, pseudo-fruit and multicolored marshmallows were able to fly under the radar. A widening array of worries has cost them that cover. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, C…
    - 27 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 9:18am -

Huffington Post (Nutrition Facts)

  • Stephanie Feldstein: American Diet Needs a Break from Meat, Dairy
    I'm happy to see that sustainability is, for the first time, part of the conversation for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines but here's the thing: If we're going to have healthy people and a healthy planet, we've got to reduce the amount of meat and dairy w…
    - 1 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: The Keys to Good Health
    Rather, leaving aside the swirl of aspersions that likely has Dr. Keys turning in his grave if such things are possible, I simply want to note that his work is...moot. It doesn't matter whether Keys was all right, all wrong, or inevitably -- somewher…
    - 14 Aug 14, 5:16pm -
  • What The Government Got Wrong About Nutrition -- And How It Can Fix It
    Americans have been gorging themselves on unhealthy junk food, leading to high rates of diabetes, obesity and heart disease. New dietary guidelines co... Read more: Dga Update, Usda Dietary Guidelines, Fat, Obesity, Dietary Guidelines fo…
    - 31 Jul 14, 1:47pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Fat: Ending the War That Nobody Started
    The evidence continues to accrue -- with almost surprising frequency -- that we should, indeed, eat less meat, butter, and cheese (before we even factor in the environmental considerations, which frankly we should do). We just shouldn't replace them…
    - 16 Jun 14, 3:27pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Of Salt, Saltation and Salience: The Case for Fixing What's Broken
    The prevailing fashion in nutrition, if not all of health news, is contrarianism. Cutting back on salt was yesterday's news. If today's news were the same as yesterday's news, we might not be confused, and desperately in need of tomorrow's news to he…
    - 17 Apr 14, 3:39pm -
  • Daniel J. Schultz: You Can't Outrun Your Fork
    We need to disprove the myths that are still perpetuated by companies, which state that sedentary lifestyles are the main cause of our weight issues. We need to realize that what we put on our plates, or in our bowls and cups, has the greatest impact…
    - 9 Apr 14, 3:46pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: The New Dietary Fat Study: What You Will Hear and What It Really Means
    No, it is not suddenly good to eat more saturated fat -- and the new study grabbing headlines showed no such thing. The study, a meta-analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows the following two things in particular: (1) you cannot get a good…
    - 18 Mar 14, 4:20pm -
  • Joe Satran: Following USDA Eating Guidelines Made Me Neurotic -- But Not Healthy
    Essentially, the experience made me neurotic and anxious about food (one of my great pleasures!) without making me especially healthy. Read more: Huffpost Full Plate, Myplate Experiment, My Myplate Experiment, Usda Diet, Dietary Guidelin…
    - 15 Feb 13, 1:40pm -
  • Joe Satran: MyPlate's Not-So-Blissful Restaurant Ignorance
    A quarter of Americans eat dinner out at least three nights a week, so for the USDA to systematically ignore this facet of the American eating system is risky. Read more: Usda Diet, Healthy Eating, Myplate, Huffpost Full Plate, New Food…
    - 8 Feb 13, 8:49am -
  • Joe Satran: The Tyranny Of 'Empty Calories'
    I tried incorporating two new normal life things into my MyPlate Experiment: restaurants and cooking for a group. They each presented minor challenges, but not as many as I might have suspected. Read more: Usda Diet, Myplate, Huffpost Fu…
    - 7 Feb 13, 8:29am -
  • Joe Satran: Healthy Eating Is Hard Work
    I'm only 24 hours into my mission to eat exactly according to the federal government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and I can already tell it's going to be a hard week. Read more: Healthy Eating, Myplate, Huffpost Full Plate, My Myp…
    - 5 Feb 13, 8:20am -
  • Dr. Jonny Bowden: The Great Cholesterol Myth
    The "Great Cholesterol Myth" has been the foundation of the boneheaded dietary advice you and I have been saddled with for the past 30 years, "official" dietary advice that has directly contributed to the greatest epidemic of obesity, diabetes and he…
    - 6 Nov 12, 12:18pm -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: 11 Fruits and Veggies We Should Be Eating -- And Why
    Eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables has been linked to improved health, and for good reason. While all fruits and vegetables are healthy, here are several pointers on some nutrition powerhouses. Read more: Myplate, Fruits…
    - 12 Jul 12, 7:30am -
  • Researchers ID The 'Real' 5 Food Groups, Southern Fare Included
    Everything you thought you knew about the five food groups may be changing soon, according to researchers from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, w... Read more: 5 Food Groups, Southern Food, Food Pyramid, Five Food Groups, Food Group…
    - 19 Mar 12, 12:04pm -
  • Kristin Wartman: Food Industry Would Prefer to Regulate Itself
    Food corporations enjoy carte blanche on what they can say about their foods, how and to whom they advertise, and even (to a large degree) the ingredients they choose to put in their foods. Read more: Let's Move, Public Policy, Nutrition…
    - 1 Aug 11, 4:20pm -
  • Kristin Wartman: Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

    Kristin Wartman:  Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

    By providing clear and accurate guidelines based on real food, Americans can see what a healthy diet really looks like, rather than what an industry influenced diet looks like. Read more: Food, Usda, Myplate, Nutrition, Dietary Guideline…
    - 30 Jun 11, 5:34pm -
  • Andrea Pennington, M.D.: Where The New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Fall Short
    In short, the new USDA Dietary Guidelines say to Americans: don't aim too high, you'll probably fail anyway. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, New Dietary Guidelines, U.S. Dietary Guidelines, US Dietary Guidelines, Home News
    - 16 Mar 11, 8:13am -
  • Stanton Peele: Moral Versus Health Scales: Where Do Sex, Smoking, and Drinking Fall?
    The United States has had a long, see-saw moral and public health battle over alcohol. Read more: Charlie Sheen, The Bottle, Chuck Lorre, Alcohol and Health, Two and a Half Men, Dietary Guidelines, Temperance, George Cruikshank, Moderat…
    - 24 Feb 11, 2:08pm -
  • Chris Elam: Last Week's Amazon #1 Bestseller
    Kathy Freston's new book, Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, details the tremendous physical and environmental benefits of a vegan diet in shocking but ultimately affirming terms. Read more: Humane Socety, Harpo, Disea…
    - 7 Feb 11, 9:34am -
  • Susie Middleton: Eating Less is Good, But How About Eating (and Cooking) at Home?
    The government's new dietary guidelines recommend that we fill half our plates with vegetables. I applaud the straightforward advice. But what about cooking your own food? Read more: Home Cooking, Good Fats, Recipes, Nutrition, Cooking,…
    - 2 Feb 11, 4:00pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: New Dietary Guidelines: A Physician's Perspective
    Overall, these Dietary Guidelines are more alike than different from their predecessors. In terms of the content changes, I like the new emphasis on obesity and chronic disease prevention/treatment. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, New Die…
    - 1 Feb 11, 8:06am -
  • Neal Barnard, M.D.: New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Emphasize Plant-Based Foods
    The new guidelines devote two full pages to vegetarian and vegan nutrition, showing exactly how to pull a healthy diet together. Read more: Health, Diet, Dietary Guidelines, Nutrition, Dietary Guidelines Changed, Salt Dietary Guidelines,…
    - 31 Jan 11, 1:47pm -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: New U.S. Dietary Guidelines And Why We Still Eat Deep-Fried Butter
    It is unlikely that as a country we will be shifting to a healthier eating style anytime soon unless the country goes into a sort of food-lockdown. Read more: What Are the US Dietary Guidelines, US Dietary Guidelines 2010, The u.s. Dieta…
    - 25 Oct 10, 9:20am -

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Healthline

  • Diabetes Month
    November is American Diabetes Month, so I thought it was a good time to talk about the disease.Stats7.8% of the population (23.6 million) people have diabetesHispanic/Latino Americans are 1.8 times more likely to have diabetes than whitesAfrican A...
    - 18 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Are Food Labels Accurate?
    Numerous studies show that when someone tracks their calories they lose more weight, and some estimate that you can even lose twice as much weight if you track.
    - 10 Jul 13, 7:00am -
  • Fertility Diet: For MEN
    All of you women out there know how important it is to eat a healthy diet while trying to become pregnant (and of course once you are pregnant, too!). But did you know that the diet and other lifestyle choices of your man can also affect fertilit...
    - 23 Apr 13, 7:00am -
  • Book Review: 1000 Low Calorie Recipes
    Jackie Newgent is an amazing dietitian, chef and friend, but that is not why I adore her new book, 1000 Low-Calorie Recipes. This is a gem of a cookbook. Not only is it loaded with healthy recipes, everything I’ve made from pizza to salad dress...
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  • Fueling for the Long Run
    Last weekend was Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon and as the Official runDisney Nutritionist, I was there joining in on the action. Before the race I did a warm up run with a group runners and spoke with them about how to fuel during train...
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  • Upping Your Nutrition Game
    Recently I did a TV segment with Charles Divins on the Daily Buzz. It was a blast! We discussed how to making a few simple switches to your usual food choices would help you up your nutrition game. Shaving only 100 calories a day from your diet...
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  • Let's Talk About Chili
    I’m sure we may all have a special memory that involves chili. This warm dish often signifies fall and cool weather; it warms you up from the inside out. Maybe you had chili while sitting snuggling by the fire, a chili cheese dog right after a ...
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  • November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month
    How do you like your peanut butter? Smeared on a sandwich with jelly, as a topping for apple slices, or plain right out of the jar? I agree, it’s finger licking good. My favorite? A spoonful dunked in a hot bowl of oatmeal. When it melts, it ma...
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  • Gluten Free Living
    Celiac disease is a hot topic in social media, after Jennifer Esposito tweeted about getting fired after falling ill on the set of the CBS drama “Blue Bloods.” She tweets that her doctor recommended her to reduce her work schedule due to Celiac..…
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  • A Tribute to Oatmeal
    This past Monday marked National Oatmeal day, and what’s a better way to celebrate than a warm bowl of oats in the morning? Growing up I’d have instant oatmeal in the car ride to school. My mom wasn’t a huge fan of oatmeal, or so she thought, a…
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  • Bites for a Healthy Pregnancy
    Pregnancy is a wonderful experience, but it doesn’t come without its challenges, especially if it’s your first. I remember hearing all sorts of pregnancy advice and old wives tales during my pregnancy from well meaning family and friends, but ...
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  • Family Dinner Time
    Growing up, my family always sat down to dinner to eat together. It was a time to catch up on our days and discuss anything that was going on at school or in after school activities. I definitely feel like this made our family closer and we wer...
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  • Healthy Fall Flavors
    We’re in the heart of the fall with leaves changing and falling lightly to the ground. This time of year also provides some uniquely fall flavors packed in nutrition and good taste. Here are some of my favorite fall foods -- try to incorporate ...
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  • Keep Your Food and Your Family Safe
    With the growing number of food contamination outbreaks this past year; you may be wondering how you can keep your food and family safe. Paying attention to the news is your first step so you are aware of any new recalls or outbreaks, how can y...
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  • Ten Ways to Celebrate Food Day
    Have you heard of Food Day? Everyone will be celebrating a day dedicated to food on October 24th this year. The mantra for food day is “Eat Real”, and it’s something I support whole-heartedly. Eating real, whole food is a predominant element ..…
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  • The 411 on Natural and Artificial Sweeteners
    Everyone seems to have their own preference on what type of sweetener they like to cook/bake with, or have in their coffee. It can be really confusing as to what types of sweeteners are healthier. Well, the truth is, every sweetener has its own...
    - 19 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Ten Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins this Fall
    Today's post was inspired by a recent trip to the pumpkin patch with my five-year-old-son. Pumpkins seem to be the shining crop of fall -- they are fun to pick, great for carving, and the best of all, they are absolutely delicious in almost anyth...
    - 17 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Three Ways to Boost Your Nutritional Intake
    Last week one of the biggest nutrition conferences of the year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Exhibition, took place in Philadelphia.This is an exciting time for professionals to see what is on the mar...
    - 15 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Where Does Your Food Come From?
    Ever wonder where your food really comes from? I recently was on The Daily Buzz national morning TV show talking about an amazing group of women farmers who help foster the conversation.Watch the clip here! CommonGround is a group of volun...
    - 12 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Three Simple, Fun Tailgating Ideas
    The air is getting crisp and that means baseball playoffs are coming, but Saturdays and Sundays are now reserved for football! With the plethora of outdoor sports, that only means one thing for fans: Tailgating. I recently did a segment on The D...
    - 10 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Support the Farmers -- Buy Local
    Weekends are days I love to spend with my family. Whether we go bike riding in the park, walking around our neighborhood or browsing through the farmer’s market, its time well spent! If you have never walked around or bought anything from a far...
    - 8 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Exercise for Your Health
    Exercising not only helps you lose weight, it also reduces your risk of chronic diseases, improves your mood, reduces stress, improves sleep, and improves your overall quality of life. With our busy schedules, fitting exercise into our daily r...
    - 5 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Fall is Apple Season
    Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The weather begins to cool down, football starts again and it’s apple-picking season! During this time of year, you can find so many types of apples -- at a super market, a farmers market, or by mak...
    - 3 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • McDonald's New Calorie Postings: How Will it Affect You?
    More new changes at McDonald's! Last year they changed the calorie levels in their happy meals and now they are giving you the option to make better choices when you dine out. McDonald's just recently began posting their calorie counts inside ...
    - 1 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Tart Cherries for Post Workout Recovery
    Don’t waste your workout! When you get done with an intense workout or long competition, your muscle glycogen stores (energy stores) are severely depleted. Muscle tissue also gets damaged as you train and compete and requires repair immediately...
    - 27 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • 5 Key Nutrients for Pregnant Women
    While pregnancy is certainly a joyous time, it can also be a time full of stress and anxiety as you constantly wonder if you are doing everything right! Now that you are eating for two you want to make sure you are giving your baby all the pro...
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • The Truth About the Paleo Diet
    People are always talking about the newest diet craze or fad diet that helped them drop that last 10 pounds they were struggling to lose. The magic plan that works for one person may not work for another. One of the diets many people (including...
    - 24 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • A Healthy Game Day Menu
    Avoid putting on those extra pounds this football season (without even tasting the difference)! Here are some ideas to put a light spin to some classic tailgating foods. Appetizers: Bowl of mixed nuts – Easy to eat and most everyone loves ...
    - 21 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Blackberries
    When it comes to desserts, jellies, jams, and wine you often think of more common fruits like strawberries or grapes, but blackberries are gaining traction as a new favorite. Low in calories and sweet to the taste, blackberries are one of my f...
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Spice of the Week: Oregano
    Spaghetti dinners are one of the quickest and easiest things to prepare after a long day at work -- an added bonus is that my family loves spaghetti night! As a dietitian, I always try to find ways to make meals healthier and taste better at th...
    - 17 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • After School Snacks: The Fourth Meal?
    Did you know that children consume about 25% of their calories from the snacks they eat? When children get out of school they are very hungry because their last meal was lunch, and they may or may not have actually eaten much. Therefore, it’...
    - 14 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Food and Mood
    Are you tired? Sad? Tense? Mad? Whether its anxiety about an upcoming deadline, mood swings from a rollercoaster of a day, or just plain hormonal changes, you can actually help your mood by eating certain foods. Instead of reaching for the fami...
    - 12 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Six Super Foods to Add to Your Diet
    Check out all the great nutritional benefits of these six super foods to give your diet an extra boost!These top six picks are ones that you may have heard about but may not include as often in your daily routine.I talked about these recently o...
    - 10 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • The Best Brain Foods for Breakfast
    Everyone in America has probably heard the saying one time or another in their lives that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Well, it’s the truth and especially important for growing children. Eating a healthy breakfast ensures…
    - 5 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Spice of the Week: Cinnamon
    Are you looking for more creative ways to spice up your cooking and add flavor to your dishes? As mothers and the prominent chefs of the house, we are always looking for ways to make our food taste better or to get our children to eat the food...
    - 4 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Do Fit Kids Earn Better Grades?
    Do you believe that children who are more physically active make higher grades than others? If you said yes, then you are correct! A new study has found that fitter children are more likely to earn higher scores on standardized tests in reading...
    - 31 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Cucumbers
    Living in Florida we’re used to afternoon showers and really hot temperatures. Sticking by some sort of water -- either pool or beach -- is a must in order to beat the heat. Another great way to keep cool and stay healthy this summer is by eati...
    - 29 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Back to School Special : Got Milk?
    As your kids go back to school this fall, do you ever wonder what they are eating or what foods are being offered to them for breakfast and lunch? Some of you may know that the schools have begun implementing changes to their menus according t...
    - 27 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Figs
    A fig is a small, soft fruit that has many tiny seeds on the inside with a very thin skin. They have an unusual texture but are sweet and delicious!The fig fruit is native to the Middle East and is one of the first fruits to be cultivated. Figs ...
    - 24 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Food First, Supplements Second
    After seeing so many athletes test positive for banned substances, we all wonder how this happens. More than half of Americans use dietary supplements every day. Most athletes that test positive have no idea that the supplement which they are t...
    - 23 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • National Sandwich Month
    Did you know that August is National Sandwich Month? Sandwiches are one of my go-to snacks and favorite lunches of all time just because there are so many different combinations. The sandwich has been around for a long time and was actually dis...
    - 22 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Five Second Rule: Myth or Fact?
    Most of you have probably heard about the “five second rule" -- if a piece of food or a utensil hits the ground and stays there for five seconds or less, it's still acceptable to eat/use. What’s your guess? Do you think it’s a fact or a myth? W…
    - 17 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Nutritional Superstar: Whole Grains
    Have you made the switch to whole grains yet? Whole grains are complex carbohydrates that contain many key vitamins and minerals. Dietary guidelines for Americans recommend that half of your grains come from whole grains. This means the average...
    - 15 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Nutrient of the Week: Lutein
    If I were to tell you that there was one nutrient that is connected to vision, would you know which one it is? If you haven’t heard of lutein before today, then you may start trying to incorporate more of this carotenoid into your daily diet aft...
    - 13 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • A New "Kind" of Nutrition Bar
    If you’ve seen the nutrition bar section at your local grocery store lately, you may have noticed an influx of different brands, each one claiming to be “healthy.” Choosing a convenient snack bar that is both nutritious and great tasting can be…
    - 10 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Quick Tips for Cutting Calories
    Losing weight is not always as easy as it sounds. You have probably tried diet after diet, and while some of them may work in the beginning, the second you straythe pounds start creeping back up. I have seen this same scenario time and again wit...
    - 9 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Tomatillos
    A member of the tomato family and native to Central America, a tomatillo (“little tomato” in Spanish)is a small, round fruit that is usually green or yellow and surrounded by a papery husk. They are used in many Mexican dishes to give them a tang…
    - 6 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Back to School Weight Gain: How Can You Avoid It?
    It is now the first week of August, which means that summer is almost over back to school time is lurking just around the corner. The beginning of a new school year is always exciting, and whether your kids are in pre-school or heading off to coll...
    - 3 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Spice of the Week: Ginger
    Ginger has been used since ancient times as a healing medicine in Asian, Arabic, and Indian cultures.Ginger has a spicy and slightly sweet taste with a strong, pungent aroma. Ginger is rich in volatile oils,essential fatty acids, beta-carotene, an...
    - 1 Aug 12, 7:00am -
  • What Foods are the Olympians Eating?
    I love the Olympics— theanticipation, the excitement, the medal ceremonies, and of course, the food! Olympic athletes know the importance of fueling and have the ability to distinguish what foods are best for performance and which ones are not....
    - 30 Jul 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Monk Fruit
    We all need to cut down on our sugar intake, but that doesn't mean you can't satisfy your sweet tooth. Naturally sweeten your favorite beverages and foods with my super food of the week : Monk Fruit. Monk fruit is a small green melon grown on...
    - 27 Jul 12, 7:00am -
  • Seeds: They Aren't Just for the Birds
    Nuts are a great snack and incorporating them into some of your meals can provide essential fatty acids, vitamins, and fiber to your diet, but have you ever thought about eating seeds? Seeds are an often overlooked food by many. These tiny little...
    - 25 Jul 12, 7:00am -
  • Boost Energy All Day at the Office
    Do you tend to have energy slumps throughout the day? Not sure how to fuel up? We get stuck in meetings, on conference calls, or working hard at our desks all day long. Often we get so busy we forget to eat -- that’s when energy drains and we find.…
    - 23 Jul 12, 7:00am -

Tippy Toe Diet

  • Really Home This Time

    Really Home This Time

    What a whirlwind couple of weeks! I had a work trip, a fun trip, a dog-sitting weekend, a job interview (x2) that went nowhere, and something else I’m forgetting. But I’m home and getting back into the swing of things … Continue reading →Real…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 1:56am -
  • Yet Another New Kitchen Toy

    Yet Another New Kitchen Toy

    I’m pleased to report that we finally got some snow here in Memphis last week. Unfortunately, we got a layer of ice under it, but it still looked pretty. Because it rained (hard!) in the hours before the temps plummeted, … Continue reading →Yet…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 4:30am -
  • Coming Attractions…Maybe

    Coming Attractions…Maybe

    I have found a bright spot in this seemingly endless cycle of grey and rainy/icy/snowy days, so bright that I find it difficult to turn away. The Great British Bake-Off has been around for a few years, but I only … Continue reading →Coming Attrac…
    - 28 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:01am -
  • Product Review: Simple Health Global Food Scale

    Product Review: Simple Health Global Food Scale

    It’s embarrassing to admit this, but when I first started this “healthier living” endeavor, I didn’t really have a clear idea of what made up a normal serving of most foods. I couldn’t have told you what a 4-oz. serving … Continue reading…
    - 40 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 11:28pm -
  • Winter Fest 2015

    Winter Fest 2015

    Well, we’re finally having a bit of wintry weather here in the South, but only a tiny bit. Sadly, we got ice instead of snow and just enough of that to coat the roads and make driving a bit dicey. … Continue reading →Winter Fest 2015 is a post…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 8:44pm -
  • My Lucky Day

    My Lucky Day

    I think I mentioned before that I’ve been running a local Facebook resale group since last summer. It started out a smallish group of about 3000 members that has now tripled in size. I’m usually so busy managing the group … Continue reading →…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 4:38am -
  • Alphabet Soup: Two Js That Work, One That Doesn’t

    Alphabet Soup: Two Js That Work, One That Doesn’t

    If I recall correctly, I have reached the letter J in my alphabetic explorations of words and concepts that help me effectively manage my weight. And it only took me a year. Good thing I wasn’t on a commission. Only … Continue reading →Alphabet…
    - 55 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 6:51pm -

World Of Diets

  • The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme

    The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme

    The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme is a post from: world of dietsThey say that desperate times call for desperate measures. I guess that a lot of people are feeling pretty desperate about their weight to try this new and ludicrous method:…
    - 15 Jul 13, 6:27am -
  • Managing Expectations
    Managing Expectations is a post from: world of dietsLet’s talk about expectations for a moment; we all have them whenever we begin a fitness routine or go on a diet. How do you manage these expectations and ensure they don’t hinder you as you str…
    - 15 May 13, 5:07pm -
  • I Could Never Do That – How To Achieve Anything
    I Could Never Do That – How To Achieve Anything is a post from: world of dietsWhy does it take us so long to change our life even when the desire to do so is very powerful? Is it because that this change is objectively hard or are we sabotaging our…
    - 3 Apr 13, 7:28pm -
  • Irrational Fears About Fitness And Weight Loss
    Irrational Fears About Fitness And Weight Loss is a post from: world of dietsLosing weight can be highly emotional. There’s a great degree of insecurity involved. A lot of irrational fears. Some of these are more common than others, but they are al…
    - 21 Feb 13, 5:56pm -
  • Diet Tips To Disregard
    Diet Tips To Disregard is a post from: world of dietsThe internet and magazines are full of diet tips to the point of overflowing. It is quite a challenge to separate the true tips from the misleading ones, to know what is useful and what is useless.…
    - 10 Feb 13, 12:22pm -
  • Long-Term Weight Loss – What Does It Take
    Long-Term Weight Loss – What Does It Take is a post from: world of dietsMost people who want to lose weight want to do it right now. OK, they’re willing to give it a week or a month tops. Six weeks, but that’s it. No more. Even people in their…
    - 18 Jan 13, 5:54pm -
  • Morning Exercise Tips For An Awesome Early Workout
    Morning Exercise Tips For An Awesome Early Workout is a post from: world of dietsI’ve written before about why I love morning workouts and how I include them in my morning ritual. I believe that the morning is a fantastic time to exercise, especia…
    - 17 Jan 13, 9:44am -
  • 5 Common Beginner Exercise Mistakes
    5 Common Beginner Exercise Mistakes is a post from: world of dietsYou signed up to a gym and you’re feeling excited and full of energy. You lace your sneakers, grab your workout gloves, a towel, and head out to the gym. On the way, you’re thinkin…
    - 14 Jan 13, 10:36am -
  • 6 Reasons NOT To Buy An Abs Machine
    6 Reasons NOT To Buy An Abs Machine is a post from: world of dietsWhere there’s a strong desire there will be plenty of products. In the world of fitness, there is no stronger desire than getting flat abs. This is why many sports stores carry a num…
    - 30 Dec 12, 12:01pm -
  • 7 Ways To Make Your Resolutions Stick
    7 Ways To Make Your Resolutions Stick is a post from: world of dietsThe new year is around the corner and as 2012 flips over to 2013, so does your mind turns to the goals that you failed to achieve in 2012 and those you wish to achieve in 2013. This…
    - 29 Dec 12, 9:36am -

Science Daily (Diet)

  • Mechanisms that link compulsive binge eating with hypertension identified
    An estimated eight million adults in the U.S. suffer from binge eating disorder. Now, researchers have shown that compulsive binging on foods that are high in fat and sugar can trigger specific molecular changes that can lead to high blood pressure (…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 6:13pm -
  • Blueberries show promise as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Roughly 8 percent of people in the US suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). SSRIs, such as Zoloft and Paxil, are the only currently-approved therapy, but their effectiveness is marginal. Researchers have found that blueberries could be a…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 5:44pm -
  • Worked-based wellness programs reduce weight
    Workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these efforts are designed with the input and active participation of e…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:25pm -
  • New Canadian guidelines to prevent, manage obesity in children must focus on family
    New Canadian guidelines to help prevent and manage obesity in children and youth recommend regular growth monitoring at routine health care visits as well as a focus on family lifestyles and health behaviors. The guidelines are aimed at helping prima…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:23pm -
  • Adding peanuts to a meal benefits vascular health
    A study of peanut consumption showed that including them as a part of a high fat meal improved the post-meal triglyceride response and preserved endothelial function. Vascular dysfunction plays a major role in the development of atherosclerosis and t…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp
    Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Gap between parental perceptions of child's weight and official classifications
    New study reveals a gap between parental perceptions of their child's weight and official classifications of obesity. The work finds that parents are additionally more likely to underestimate their child's weight if they are Black or south Asian (vs…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:42pm -
  • Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
    Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to researchers who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offspring's feeding controls and feeling…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • Highly processed foods dominate U. S. grocery purchases
    A nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Prebiotic shows promise in regulating kids' appetites
    The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently investigat…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 5:24pm -
  • Love the cook, love the food: Attraction to comfort food linked to positive social connections
    A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing i…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:21pm -
  • How body's good fat tissue communicates with brain
    Brown fat tissue, the body’s “good fat,” communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, such as how much fat we have and how much fat we’ve lost, according to res…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:10pm -
  • Smaller plates, smaller portions? Not always
    It may have become conventional wisdom that you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate. But a new study finds that trick doesn't work for everyone, particularly overweight teens.
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:10pm -
  • Weight-loss surgery before joint replacement can improve outcomes in severely overweight patients
    Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement is a cost-effective option to improve outcomes in severely overweight patients, research demonstrates. It is well-known that obesity takes a toll on one's health. Bariatric surgery and subsequent weight lo…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:46am -
  • Anti-obesity treatment in animal models developed
    A study has been conducted on obese mice and monkeys, using a drug which inhibits the activity of the PI3K enzyme. The body weight loss observed by researchers was exclusively due to a reduction in fat mass, and no toxic effects have been noted. The…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:08pm -
  • High-fat diet alters behavior and produces signs of brain inflammation
    Can the consumption of fatty foods change your behavior and your brain? High-fat diets have long been known to increase the risk for medical problems, including heart disease and stroke, but there is growing concern that diets high in fat might also…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:09pm -
  • In debated surgical procedure, technique trumps technology
    Modern technology for healing distal femur fractures is as safe and effective as its more established alternative, without a potential shortfall of the older approach, a team of orthopedic surgeons has found.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • Work site wellness centers equate to weight loss and health care savings, expert says
    As employees and employers face higher health care costs, work site wellness are becoming increasingly more important to help control the costs of health care and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors among the workforce, a new study says.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:08am -
  • Why drug for type II diabetes makes people fat
    Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain more body fat, according to researchers. The study describes a new way to affect hunger in the brai…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 5:14pm -
  • New gene influences apple or pear shape, risk of future disease
    It's known that people who carry a lot of weight around their bellies are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease than those who have bigger hips and thighs. But what hasn't been clear is how fat accumulates in different places to produce t…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 8:24pm -
  • Cerebellar ataxia can't be cured, but some cases can be treated
    No cures are possible for most patients who suffer debilitating movement disorders called cerebellar ataxias. But in a few of these disorders, patients can be effectively treated with regimens such as prescription drugs, high doses of vitamin E and g…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 7:05pm -
  • Overeating and overweight? The weight-loss game may be rigged against you
    A researcher explains how food engineering has made it increasingly difficult for some to curb overeating and lose weight. For example, artificial sweeteners in diet soda is cited as one example of how foods may “trick” natural signals in the bod…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 6:27pm -
  • New low-calorie way to cook rice could help cut rising obesity rates
    Scientists have developed a new, simple way to cook rice that could cut the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than half, potentially reducing obesity rates, which is especially important in countries where the food is a staple.
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:52am -
  • Special microbes make anti-obesity molecule in the gut
    Microbes may just be the next diet craze. Researchers have programmed bacteria to generate a molecule that, through normal metabolism, becomes a hunger-suppressing lipid. Mice that drank water laced with the programmed bacteria ate less, had lower bo…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
  • From soda bans to bike lanes: Which 'natural experiments' really reduce obesity?
    Many public health researchers take advantage of 'natural experiments' -- comparing people's calorie consumption or physical activity levels, either before and after a policy or environmental change, or in contrast to a similar group of people not af…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 7:56pm -
  • Backup system that helps sustain liver during crisis discovered
    An antioxidant system that helps sustain the liver when other systems are missing or compromised has been discovered by scientists.
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 5:31pm -
  • First stem cell-based approach to treat type 2 diabetes effective in mice
    A combination of human stem cell transplantation and antidiabetic drugs proved to be highly effective at improving body weight and glucose metabolism in a mouse model of type 2 diabetes. The findings could set the stage for clinical trials to test th…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 4:40pm -
  • Effect of smoking, alcohol on feeding tube duration in head/neck cancer patients
    Current smoking and heavy alcohol consumption appear to be risk factors for prolonged use of a feeding tube in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy, according to a new report.
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 3:30pm -
  • New MIND diet may significantly protect against Alzheimer's disease
    A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, even if the diet is not meticulously followed, according to a new article.
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:42pm -
  • How does weight stigma smell? Sense of smell may reveal weight bias
    Could our reaction to an image of an overweight or obese person affect how we perceive odor? A trio of researchers says yes. The researchers discovered that visual cues associated with overweight or obese people can influence one's sense of smell, an…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 1:22pm -
  • Excessive vitamin intake in pregnant rats impacts food choices in offspring
    A rat model has been used to see how maternal intake of above-requirement vitamins (A, D, E, and K) impact offspring's brain development and behavior. During pregnancy many women consume better quality diets, but are also likely to use vitamin supple…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:04pm -
  • Fast-food ban in L.A. fails to improve diets or cut obesity, study finds
    In 2008, the city of Los Angeles passed a law restricting the opening or expansion of any 'stand-alone fast-food restaurant' in low-income neighborhoods where obesity was a problem. A new study finds the measure has failed to reduce fast-food consump…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:03pm -
  • Following gestational diabetes, obese women who put on 5 kg are more than 40 times more likely to develop full blown type 2 diabetes
    New research shows that in women who have developed gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy, being obese before the pregnancy and putting on more weight after it massively increases the risk of later developing type 2 diabetes.
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 10:43pm -
  • Cardiometabolic risk factors harden arteries early in Mexican-Americans
    Metabolically unhealthy Mexican-Americans showed signs of early atherosclerosis. Metabolic profile, including blood sugar, insulin resistance and blood pressure, may be a stronger indicator of early atherosclerosis than obesity in Mexican-Americans.
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 10:43pm -
  • Body Temperature and Obesity: New Study Suggests Connection
    A new study suggests that a biological inability to create sufficient core body heat could be linked to the obesity epidemic.
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 6:48pm -
  • Healthy diet reduces risk of cardiovascular disease by a third in over-40s
    Men and women who adapt their daily diet to meet current UK dietary guidelines could reduce their risk of a heart attack or a stroke by up to a third, according to a new English study. Those on the modified diet ate oily fish once a week, more fruit…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 5:03pm -
  • Decline in heart health can start in childhood
    Most people start life with robust heart health but can lose it with unhealthy childhood behaviors. In a nationally representative survey, few children under age 12 had an ideal diet and about 30 percent were overweight or obese. The better equipped…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 11:59pm -
  • Chronic bowel inflammation is diagnosed too late in children, adolescents
    Cramping abdominal pains, diarrhea, bloody stools—these are common symptoms of chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Every year, thousands of children and adolescents develop the disease. But chronic inflammatory bowel disease is mostly diagnosed too…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 4:25pm -
  • Diet soda linked to increases in belly fat in older adults
    Increasing diet soda intake is directly linked to greater abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older. Findings raise concerns about the safety of chronic diet soda consumption, which may increase belly fat and contribute to greater risk of…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:31pm -
  • Medications used to treat diabetes may trigger heart failure, study finds
    A comprehensive study examining clinical trials of more than 95,000 patients has found that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients.
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • Obese women 40 per cent more likely to get cancer
    Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight, according to new figures. Obesity increases a woman's risk of developing at least seven types of cancer -- incl…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • Global economic impact of diabetes revealed in new study
    Diabetes reduces people's employment chances and wages around the world, according to a new study. Researchers studied the economic impact of type II diabetes worldwide, and were surprised to find not only a large cost burden in high-income countries…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • Genetic analysis of current smokers shows that high tobacco consumption lowers body weight
    A new study of 80,342 participants, including 15,220 current smokers has shown that smokers who consume a high amount of tobacco are more likely to weigh less. "Smoking and obesity remain two leading modifiable risk factors for death. Which of them i…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • Losing weight substantially reduces atrial fibrillation
    Obese patients with atrial fibrillation who lost at least 10 percent of their body weight were six times more likely to achieve long-term freedom from this common heart rhythm disorder compared to those who did not lose weight, according to a study.
    - 16 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 5:56pm -
  • A breakfast of champions for diabetics
    For people with type-2 diabetes, blood sugar surges -- glucose spikes after meals -- can be life threatening, leading to cardiovascular complications. A new study demonstrates a new way to suppress deadly glucose surges throughout the day by eating a…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 4:27pm -
  • Physicians want to learn more about diet, cardiovascular disease prevention
    Most physicians are aware of the importance of lifestyle factors in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) -- and believe diet is as important as statin therapy and exercise, according to a new survey.
    - 16 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 1:28pm -
  • Bariatric surgery appears to cut risks for serious asthma-related events
    Bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of asthma attacks -- also called exacerbations -- in obese patients with asthma, research shows. The report is the first to find that significant weight reduction can reduce serious asthma-associate…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 3:04pm -
  • Birth weight and pregnancy complications associated with the enamel defects
    A cross-sectional representative study aimed to assess the association between birth weight and severity of defects development of enamel (DDE) in the primary dentition. The sample was comprised 1,309 children five years of age, enrolled in kindergar…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 12:36pm -
  • Nine superfruits and super seeds to add to your diet
    Although there is no universal standard definition of a super seed or superfruit, they are often described as providing a number of nutrients and health benefits all in one package. A new article describes nine seeds and superfruits that fit the bill…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 9:35pm -
  • High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues
    In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient tied up in the blood stream, and prevent vitamin E from rea…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 6:30pm -

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

  • newNew pathways into the cell: Fundamental insights into drug delivery processes
    Chemists, biologists and pharmacologists deal with the question of how complex active substances can be introduced into cells such that they are rapidly and easily available. Building on earlier research, interdisciplinary teams of scientists have ma…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 11:42am -
  • Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp
    Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Natural extract shows promise for preventing breast cancer, study suggests
    In a new study, the extract from rosehips — the fruit of the rose plant — significantly reduced the growth and migration of cells from a type of breast cancer known as triple negative. This particularly aggressive form of cancer does not respond…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:10pm -

Science Daily (Nutrition)

  • newNew clues to why poor nutrition in the womb leads to obesity later in life
    Babies receiving poor nutrition in the womb tend to be smaller at birth, which has been linked to the development of obesity and other health problems later in life. Researchers continue to discover other consequences related to undernutrition during…
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 2:08pm -
  • newKids allowed to 'sip' alcohol may start drinking earlier
    Children who get a taste of their parents' wine now and then may be more likely than their peers to start drinking by high school, according to a new report. The findings are based on 561 Rhode Island middle school students who were surveyed periodic…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 11:43am -
  • Pesticides in fruit and vegetables linked to semen quality
    The first study to investigate the relationship between eating fruit and vegetables containing pesticide residues and the quality of men's semen has shown a link with lower sperm counts and percentages of normally-formed sperm.
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 1:39am -
  • Marketing of energy drinks placed on TV channels that appeal to teens
    Though the Academy of Pediatrics advises against the consumption of energy drinks by teens, research finds that manufacturers market the bulk of their products on TV channels that likely appeal to teens.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 8:24pm -
  • Mechanisms that link compulsive binge eating with hypertension identified
    An estimated eight million adults in the U.S. suffer from binge eating disorder. Now, researchers have shown that compulsive binging on foods that are high in fat and sugar can trigger specific molecular changes that can lead to high blood pressure (…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 6:13pm -
  • Setting a dinner table for wildlife can affect their risk of disease
    Supplemental feeding of wildlife can increase the spread of some infectious diseases and decrease the spread of others. A new study by ecologists finds that the outcome depends on the type of pathogen and the source of food. The findings have implica…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:26pm -
  • An apple a day won't keep the doctor away but maybe the pharmacist
    Turns out, an apple a day won't keep the doctor away but it may mean you will use fewer prescription medications, according to a real article published on April 1.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • Percentage of children eating fast food on a given day drops
    A lower percentage of children are eating fast food on any given day and calories consumed by children from burger, pizza and chicken fast food restaurants also has dropped, according to a new article.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • New Canadian guidelines to prevent, manage obesity in children must focus on family
    New Canadian guidelines to help prevent and manage obesity in children and youth recommend regular growth monitoring at routine health care visits as well as a focus on family lifestyles and health behaviors. The guidelines are aimed at helping prima…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:23pm -
  • Short bouts of high-intensity exercise before a fatty meal best for vascular health
    A short burst of intensive exercise before eating a high fat meal is better for blood vessel function in young people than the currently recommended moderate-intensity exercise, according to a new study. Cardiovascular diseases including heart attack…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:23pm -
  • Adding peanuts to a meal benefits vascular health
    A study of peanut consumption showed that including them as a part of a high fat meal improved the post-meal triglyceride response and preserved endothelial function. Vascular dysfunction plays a major role in the development of atherosclerosis and t…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp
    Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
    Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to researchers who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offspring's feeding controls and feeling…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • Highly processed foods dominate U. S. grocery purchases
    A nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Consuming eggs with raw vegetables increases nutritive value
    There is burgeoning research showing that co-consuming cooked whole eggs with your veggies can increase carotenoids absorption. With the recent scientific report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee lessening past concern over choleste…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Prebiotic shows promise in regulating kids' appetites
    The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently investigat…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 5:24pm -
  • Love the cook, love the food: Attraction to comfort food linked to positive social connections
    A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing i…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:21pm -
  • More than one-third of Division I college athletes may have low vitamin D levels
    A new study found that more than one-third of elite, Division I college athletes may have low levels of vitamin D, which is critical in helping the body to absorb calcium needed to maintain bone mass, and to minimize musculoskeletal pain and injury r…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:11pm -
  • Color of lettuce determines the speed of its antioxidant effect
    Lettuce, one of the indispensable vegetables in the Mediterranean diet, is a food that greatly benefits health, mainly because it is rich in antioxidants. But not all lettuce varieties have the same antioxidant effect. The color of the leaves of thes…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:11pm -
  • How body's good fat tissue communicates with brain
    Brown fat tissue, the body’s “good fat,” communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, such as how much fat we have and how much fat we’ve lost, according to res…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:10pm -
  • Smaller plates, smaller portions? Not always
    It may have become conventional wisdom that you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate. But a new study finds that trick doesn't work for everyone, particularly overweight teens.
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:10pm -
  • Price, variety and junk food: Study finds urban farmers’ markets may fall short compared to neighborhood stores
    Farmers’ markets located in urban areas may not contribute positively to nutrition or health according to researchers. Their study is the first to itemize farmers’ market products in an entire urban county—in this case the Bronx—and compare t…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 7:15pm -
  • Anti-obesity treatment in animal models developed
    A study has been conducted on obese mice and monkeys, using a drug which inhibits the activity of the PI3K enzyme. The body weight loss observed by researchers was exclusively due to a reduction in fat mass, and no toxic effects have been noted. The…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:08pm -
  • High-fat diet alters behavior and produces signs of brain inflammation
    Can the consumption of fatty foods change your behavior and your brain? High-fat diets have long been known to increase the risk for medical problems, including heart disease and stroke, but there is growing concern that diets high in fat might also…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:09pm -
  • Marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake linked to lower risk certain colorectal cancers
    High intake of marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is associated with lower risk of microsatellite instable (MSI) colorectal cancers (CRCs) but not microsatellite stable CRCs, according to a new study. Marine omega-3 PUFAs have anti-inflammato…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:05am -
  • Why drug for type II diabetes makes people fat
    Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain more body fat, according to researchers. The study describes a new way to affect hunger in the brai…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 5:14pm -
  • Pregnant women not getting enough omega-3, critical for infant development, research shows
    A research team studied the first 600 women in a cohort during and after their pregnancy to see whether they were consuming enough omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega 3-LCPUFA) to meet current recommendations. They found that in fac…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 1:35pm -
  • What is the definition of 'natural' foods? Consumers want to know
    After decades of debate there remains no generally accepted definition of a "natural" food product. Regulatory agencies have refused to settle the issue but may be under new pressure from consumer lawsuits, according to a new study.
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • Milk could be good for your brain
    A correlation between milk consumption and the levels of a naturally-occurring antioxidant called glutathione in the brain has been discovered in older, healthy adults.
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 2:14pm -
  • Survey defines advance practice dietitians, paving way for career path
    A nationwide survey of registered dietitian nutritionists is helping to formalize a career path for RDNs seeking more responsibility and autonomy as clinicians. RDNs have long been important members of health care teams, providing counseling and over…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:48pm -
  • New gene influences apple or pear shape, risk of future disease
    It's known that people who carry a lot of weight around their bellies are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease than those who have bigger hips and thighs. But what hasn't been clear is how fat accumulates in different places to produce t…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 8:24pm -
  • Cerebellar ataxia can't be cured, but some cases can be treated
    No cures are possible for most patients who suffer debilitating movement disorders called cerebellar ataxias. But in a few of these disorders, patients can be effectively treated with regimens such as prescription drugs, high doses of vitamin E and g…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 7:05pm -
  • Zinc deficiency linked to immune system response, particularly in older adults
    Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation, especially inflammation, new research shows. Zinc deficiency could play a role in chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 6:28pm -
  • Overeating and overweight? The weight-loss game may be rigged against you
    A researcher explains how food engineering has made it increasingly difficult for some to curb overeating and lose weight. For example, artificial sweeteners in diet soda is cited as one example of how foods may “trick” natural signals in the bod…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 6:27pm -
  • Chefs, offering choice may increase vegetable, kids' fruit selections in schools
    Fruit and vegetable selections in school meals increased after students had extended exposure to school food made more tasty with the help of a professional chef and after modifications were made to school cafeterias, including signage and more promi…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 5:27pm -
  • Suggestions for Nudging Children toward Healthier Food Choices
    Strategies aimed at reducing childhood obesity should acknowledge individuals’ rational taste preferences and apply insights from behavioral economics to design choice architecture that increases their likelihood of success, say two physician-scien…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:16pm -
  • Hunger versus reward: How do anorexics control their appetite?
    Many adults, regardless of their weight, resolve to avoid fatty foods and unhealthy desserts. But despite one's best intentions, when the moment for decision comes, that chocolate lava cake is often too enticing and self-control vanishes. This behavi…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:57am -
  • New low-calorie way to cook rice could help cut rising obesity rates
    Scientists have developed a new, simple way to cook rice that could cut the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than half, potentially reducing obesity rates, which is especially important in countries where the food is a staple.
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 11:52am -
  • Special microbes make anti-obesity molecule in the gut
    Microbes may just be the next diet craze. Researchers have programmed bacteria to generate a molecule that, through normal metabolism, becomes a hunger-suppressing lipid. Mice that drank water laced with the programmed bacteria ate less, had lower bo…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
  • Vitamin D may keep low-grade prostate cancer from becoming aggressive
    Taking vitamin D supplements could slow or even reverse the progression of less aggressive, or low-grade, prostate tumors without the need for surgery or radiation, scientists say.
    - 10 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 12:01pm -
  • From soda bans to bike lanes: Which 'natural experiments' really reduce obesity?
    Many public health researchers take advantage of 'natural experiments' -- comparing people's calorie consumption or physical activity levels, either before and after a policy or environmental change, or in contrast to a similar group of people not af…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 7:56pm -
  • Backup system that helps sustain liver during crisis discovered
    An antioxidant system that helps sustain the liver when other systems are missing or compromised has been discovered by scientists.
    - 12 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 5:31pm -
  • Vitamin D helps immune cells prevent atherosclerosis, diabetes
    Altered signaling through the vitamin D receptor on certain immune cells may play a role in causing the chronic inflammation that leads to cardiometabolic disease, the combination of type 2 diabetes and heart disease that is the most common cause of…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 4:40pm -
  • Steroid links fat accumulation with egg development
    New work focuses on the accumulation of triglyceride and a certain kind of steroids called sterols during oocyte development. They were able to identify an insect steroid hormone that is crucial to both lipid metabolism and egg production in fruit fl…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 4:39pm -
  • Vitamin D prevents diabetes and clogged arteries in mice
    Vitamin D deficiency is linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, and both disorders are rooted in chronic inflammation. Now, studying mice that lack the ability to process vitamin D in immune cells involved in inflammation, researchers found that…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 4:36pm -
  • Effect of smoking, alcohol on feeding tube duration in head/neck cancer patients
    Current smoking and heavy alcohol consumption appear to be risk factors for prolonged use of a feeding tube in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy, according to a new report.
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 3:30pm -
  • New MIND diet may significantly protect against Alzheimer's disease
    A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, even if the diet is not meticulously followed, according to a new article.
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:42pm -
  • Excessive vitamin intake in pregnant rats impacts food choices in offspring
    A rat model has been used to see how maternal intake of above-requirement vitamins (A, D, E, and K) impact offspring's brain development and behavior. During pregnancy many women consume better quality diets, but are also likely to use vitamin supple…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:04pm -
  • Fast-food ban in L.A. fails to improve diets or cut obesity, study finds
    In 2008, the city of Los Angeles passed a law restricting the opening or expansion of any 'stand-alone fast-food restaurant' in low-income neighborhoods where obesity was a problem. A new study finds the measure has failed to reduce fast-food consump…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:03pm -
  • Low vitamin D levels, depression linked in young women, new study shows
    There is a relationship between low levels of vitamin D and depression in otherwise healthy young women, a new study shows.
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 6:55pm -
  • Healthy diet reduces risk of cardiovascular disease by a third in over-40s
    Men and women who adapt their daily diet to meet current UK dietary guidelines could reduce their risk of a heart attack or a stroke by up to a third, according to a new English study. Those on the modified diet ate oily fish once a week, more fruit…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 5:03pm -
  • How fatty acids can fight prostate cancer
    A mechanism by which omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells has been found by researchers. The findings, which are at odds with a 2013 study asserting that omega-3s increase the risk of prostate cancer, point the w…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 11:45am -
  • Decline in heart health can start in childhood
    Most people start life with robust heart health but can lose it with unhealthy childhood behaviors. In a nationally representative survey, few children under age 12 had an ideal diet and about 30 percent were overweight or obese. The better equipped…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 11:59pm -

Yahoo!

  • newNext-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

    Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Apr 15, 7:10am -
  • newJapan's Takeda offers $2.2 bn to settle US drug lawsuits: report

    Japan's Takeda offers $2.2 bn to settle US drug lawsuits: report

    Japan's top drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical has offered $2.2 billion to settle US claims linked to its diabetes drug Actos, in what would be one of the biggest US payouts over patient lawsuits, a report said Wednesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Apr 15, 6:46am -
  • newWeb searches may predict disease risk among populations
    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – - Internet search data might someday help estimate the prevalence of non-communicable diseases like stroke, heart disease or cancer, a new study suggests. Web searches are often linked with behavior, said Svetha…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Apr 15, 12:34am -
  • newAlabama lawmaker drops bid to repeal law named for his dead patient
    An Alabama doctor-turned-lawmaker said on Tuesday he was abandoning his push to overturn a law requiring insurers to pay for post-pregnancy hospital stays that was inspired by and named after a former patient of his who died days after giving birth.…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 11:55pm -
  • newLufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

    Lufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

    By Victoria Bryan BERLIN (Reuters) - The German pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people, told officials at a Lufthansa training school in 2009 that he had gone through a period of severe depression, the airline said…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 9:38pm -
  • newKraft pulls 'Kids Eat Right' label from cheese product

    Kraft pulls 'Kids Eat Right' label from cheese product

    Kraft Foods and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will end a controversial children's nutrition awareness initiative for a processed cheese product, a Kraft spokeswoman said Tuesday.
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:48pm -
  • newCanada reducing number of meat inspections, union says
    By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG (Reuters) - The Canadian government, under pressure to eliminate its budget deficit, has reduced the frequency of inspections at certain Alberta meat-packing plants and plans to cut spending on food safety, the food inspectors'…
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 6:58pm -
  • newWorld Bank backs contraception, sexual health in Sahel region
    Broadening access to contraceptives in Africa's arid Sahel region and improving women's sexual health are key parts of a $200 million World Bank project in the conservative Muslim region, its coordinator said. The project in Niger, Mali, Mauritania,…
    - 18 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 3:42pm -
  • newPesticides on fruits, veggies linked with poorer semen quality
    (Story refiled to add additional affiliation for editorial coauthor introduced in paragraph 10.) By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Men who eat more fruits and vegetables with pesticide residue have lower sperm counts and a lower percentage of nor…
    - 18 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 3:38pm -
  • Alabama lawmaker pushes repeal of law named after his dead patient
    An Alabama doctor-turned-lawmaker is seeking to overturn a state law named for one of his patients, whose death 16 years earlier triggered legislation requiring insurers to pay for minimum post-pregnancy hospital stays, records show. "Rose's Law," na…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 15, 2:55am -
  • J&J, Glaxo settle U.S. lawsuit over allergy ads
    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to settle a lawsuit by Johnson & Johnson accusing it of using false advertising at the start of the U.S. allergy season to grab market share. The settlement was disclosed during a he…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Mar 15, 10:27pm -
  • GNC Holdings settles herbal supplements dispute with NY Attorney General
    (Reuters) - GNC Holdings Inc said it restored certain herbal supplements to its stores in New York after reaching an agreement with the state's attorney general that its products complied with the Food and Drug Administration's guidelines. GNC also a…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:34pm -
  • Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery

    Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:31pm -
  • Kids’ fast food consumption on the decline

    Kids’ fast food consumption on the decline

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and the calories from some types of fast foods have declined as well, according to a new study. “Most prior studies have…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:23pm -
  • Apple a day might keep the pharmacist away

    Apple a day might keep the pharmacist away

    By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - An apple a day might not keep the doctor away, but it might help keep the pharmacist at bay, a new study suggests. "Everybody thinks of the apple as a healthy food, and it is, but after adjusting for other variable…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:21pm -
  • Los Angeles company to halt seafood distribution over listeria: DOJ
    A U.S. District Court imposed a permanent injunction on a Los Angeles-based seafood company after food inspectors found contamination by the listeria bacteria, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday. U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectio…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:10pm -
  • Feet: the foundation for fitness and health

    Feet: the foundation for fitness and health

    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Feet are a part of the anatomy many exercisers ignore while pounding the treadmill or honing a headstand, but fitness experts say they are the very foundation of physical well-being. It is where most movemen…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:07pm -
  • Police fire tear gas on crowd during Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown
    By Josephus Olu-Mammah and Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas at an angry crowd fighting over food supplies in Sierra Leone on Saturday, while other residents defied a three-day national lockdown that the government hopes will ac…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:02am -
  • In swansong, FDA chief defends drug approval process

    In swansong, FDA chief defends drug approval process

    By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In her final speech after six years as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg defended the agency's drug approval standards against critics seeking weaker regulatory standards…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 12:22am -
  • FDA rejects Adamis injection for treating acute allergies
    (Reuters) - The United States Food and Drug Administration rejected Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's injection for treating severe allergic reactions, the company said. Adamis Pharmaceuticals shares were down 37 percent at $3.40 in after-market trading.…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:34pm -

SheKnows

  • Is quinoa the best super food?
    Kale, chia seeds and even cauliflower have all been called a super food, but now quinoa might be the next big thing, according to a new study.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:29am -
  • Dear diet: It's not me, it's definitely you
    Dear dieting,It's not me, it's you. No, seriously.
    - 7 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:00am -
  • Man shows off the effects of stunning weight loss
    Over the course of six years, Matt Diaz, a 22-year-old from Brooklyn, New York, has lost a stunning 270 pounds. Any way you slice it, that's an impressive weight loss. But it's what he has done with himself since that weight loss that should serve as…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:45pm -
  • 10 Rules to eating healthy without annoying all your friends

    10 Rules to eating healthy without annoying all your friends

    Hello, my name is Bethany, and I am a clean eater. There is one important thing I have learned in my years of #cleaneating, and it is not how to live to the age of 100. It is how not to piss off your friends with your annoying healthy lifestyle.
    - 15 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • Why a temporary diet will never give you permanent results
    Say the word "diet" and you'll have most people running in the opposite direction. Let's face it, "diet" is one of the worst "D" words, and it's no surprise why. The word "diet" has such a negative stigma around it, thanks to society shaping it as su…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 1:08am -
  • 5 Weight loss tricks that are actually complete myths
    As spring and summer near, many of us are might be feeling the pressure to slim down. But there are some common weight-loss myths that could be holding you back from your goal weight.
    - 23 days ago, 9 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • The 'Nazi Diet' is the worst diet in history (literally)
    A Russian diet guru came up with the worst diet in history — literally — when he suggested that his fellow countrymen try the "Nazi diet" to lose weight in the new year.
    - 28 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • The most common eating disorder is one you didn't know existed
    The eating disorder that outranks both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa is called OSFED . It's basically the catchall for eating disorders that don't quite qualify as either of the first two mentioned. While that may make it sound like it's a les…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 10:10pm -
  • 7 Mind tricks that can help you lose weight
    Most of us may balk at the concept of a weight loss pill, but there’s a new one on the market that tricks the mind to burn fat by thinking the body has consumed calories.
    - 35 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • 8 Metabolism-boosting foods people swear by
    What can you eat and do to rev up your metabolism?
    - 41 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • Consumers take to Facebook with concerns about hep A contamination
    Clear your freezers, smoothie lovers, because berry packs have been recalled across the country following a hepatitis A contamination, and consumers are taking to social media to share their shock and anger.
    - 44 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 3:17am -