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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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  • newChildhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest

    Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest

    Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that early preferences for fruits and vegetables or, conversely, sugary drinks last into age 6.
    - 12 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:21am -
  • newWell: Of Little Help to Older Knees

    Well: Of Little Help to Older Knees

    Middle-aged and older patients are unlikely to benefit in the long term from surgery to repair tears in the meniscus, pads of cartilage in the knee, a new review of studies has found.
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:58pm -
  • newWell: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana

    Well: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana

    A new study has found evidence that legal access to marijuana is associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths, but researchers said their findings should not be used as the basis for the wide adoption of legalized cannabis.
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:52pm -

Huffington Post (Diet)

  • newA Call For A Low-Carb Diet
    People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the... Read more: Low-Carb-Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 11:02am -
  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Diet Research, Stuck in the Stone Age
    This was a study designed to generate a predictably useless, misleading, and potentially harmful answer to an egregiously silly and perhaps even willfully disingenuous question. If science were generally this bad, we would never have exited the Stone…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:34am -
  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Loving Food That Loves Us Back, Extra Space at The Table
    There is a geographical midpoint between living to eat, and eating to live. It's where health comes from the pursuit of pleasure, and pleasure comes from the pursuit of health. Read more: Cuisinicity, Culinary Arts, Healthy Living Health…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:14am -
  • Margaret Marshall: The Power of Aromas
    Walk through any mall in America and you might suddenly be enticed by the smell of cinnamon buns or coffee. Sell your home and often you are advised b... Read more: Diet and Fitness, Healthy Eating, Lifestyle, Health, Aromatherapy, Food,…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:23pm -
  • Karen Cigna: The Weight of Valuing Myself
    Are you willing to embrace the weight of valuing yourself from the inside out and give up valuing yourself by your body weight which is merely a number on a scale, which can not tell you anything about your true worth? Read more: Eating…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:10pm -
  • James Clear: The Ultimate Guide To Building A New Habit
    Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to dig…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:37am -
  • Celia Kaye: 4 Ways My Life Changed When I Gave Up Gluten
    Compelled by my compounding fatigue and stomachaches, I waved the white (and red and green) flag, and embarked on my gluten-free adventure. I didn't realize that the benefits of a gluten-free diet would contribute to the improvement of other aspects…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:33am -
  • Hilary Wilce: 6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year
    There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:09pm -
  • John Tarnoff: 3 Top Tips For Portion Sizes And Weight Control
    Most of the health focus of the boomer Generation is on how we're living longer. The assumption is that we are healthier, take better care of ourselves, and make healthier choices, including diet and exercise. Nothing could be farther from the truth.…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:53pm -
  • Sandy Pukel: Interview With Plant-Based Nutrition Expert Dr. Michael Greger
    A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Michael Greger is a physician, author, and internationally-recognized speaker on ... Read more: Plant-Based Diet, Vegan Diet, Dr. Michael Greger, Healthy Living News
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 12:28pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Don't Be Fooled by the Diet Industry
    Take back your control. Don't be fooled by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line. Read more: He…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:43am -
  • Karl Wilder: What Do You Feed To A Naked Lady?
    The solution for me was to go into my archives and find some truly satisfying and filling dishes that fit in the right calorie range. Read more: Stress, Vegetarian, Depression, Naked, Emotional Eating, Vegan, Diet, Beans, Taste News
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 11:50am -
  • Caroline L. Arnold: How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!
    Your problem isn't finding time to clear your backlog, your problem is building behaviors to manage your pipeline. When you focus on a backlog, you're working the symptom instead of targeting the cause, looking backward instead of forward.…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 11:11am -
  • Don McNay: A Main Street Way to Help Obese People
    "Don't you know things can changeThings'll go your wayIf you can hold on for one more day"-Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ... Read more: Fight Club, Regi Schindler, Life Lessons From the Golf Course, Zumba, Or…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:14am -
  • Jeff Hyman: Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation
    Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip t…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 11:41am -
  • None Of These Pizzas Have Gluten. All Of Them Are Delicious.
    Gluten-free, Paleo, low-cab pizzas guaranteed to impress. Read more: Pizza, Gluten Free, Low Carb Pizza, Low Calorie Pizza, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten Free Pizza Crust, Paleo Recipes, Low Carb Pizza Crust, Gluten Free Pizza, Gluten-Free…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 7:00am -
  • It's Official! Juice Cleanses Are Worse Than You Thought
    If you ever thought the idea of a juice cleanse sounded appealing, maybe it's time to rethink some life choices."Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon i... Read more: Healthy Living, Diet, Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:58am -
  • Zlata Faerman: I'm Coming Out of the (Water) Closet
    Learning to read ingredient labels is going to be the biggest challenge in the beginning. Read: Eat natural, whole foods that are low FODMAP and stay away from processed foods, dressings and marinades and certain snacks. Read more: Healt…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 5:37pm -
  • Layne Lieberman: Should I Be Taking a Calcium Supplement?
    It's human nature to find an easy way out of any situation, even when it comes to nutrition. Therefore, it's no wonder that more and more people tu... Read more: Calcium, Diet, Nutrition, Supplements, Wellbeing, Health, Diet and Fitne…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 11:25am -
  • Marcia Liss: Marcia
    ... Read more: Baby Boomers, Diet, Workplace, Comics, Over Fifty, Comedy, Women News
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:39am -
  • Food52: 5 Ways To Eat Raw This Summer
    Raw foods aren't as foreign as you might think. Read more: Raw Food Diet, Vegetarian, Summer, Gena Hamshaw, Lunch, Vegan, Special Diets, Raw Food, Taste News
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:29am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Sodium Studies, With a Grain of Salt
    It is theoretically possible to consume too little sodium, but whether the relevant cut-point is set high or low, the vast majority of adults living in the real world consume too much. Read more: Salt, Healthy Living Health News, Sodium,…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 6:10pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Is Your Weight Coming Back?
    Take back your control. Don't be made to feel inferior by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line.…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:55am -
  • Dr. Michael J. Breus: How Your Diet Affects Your Internal Clock
    Much as we manage exposure to light in order to protect healthy sleep and circadian function, research like this offers further suggestion that we may also be able to manage dietary consumption to help keep circadian rhythms functioning properly.…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 8:16am -
  • Where To Find The 'Healthiest' Fast Food Fries
    Need a greasy-good pick-me-up? Read more: Diets, Fast Food Chains, Burger King, Fast Food Restaurants, Mcdonalds, Burger King Satisfries, Chick-Fil-A, Fast Food News, French Fries, Low Calorie Diet, Low Calorie French Fry, Satisfries, T…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 7:00am -

Huffington Post (Diet & Nutrition)

  • newA Call For A Low-Carb Diet
    People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the... Read more: Low-Carb-Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 11:02am -
  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Diet Research, Stuck in the Stone Age
    This was a study designed to generate a predictably useless, misleading, and potentially harmful answer to an egregiously silly and perhaps even willfully disingenuous question. If science were generally this bad, we would never have exited the Stone…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:34am -
  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Loving Food That Loves Us Back, Extra Space at The Table
    There is a geographical midpoint between living to eat, and eating to live. It's where health comes from the pursuit of pleasure, and pleasure comes from the pursuit of health. Read more: Cuisinicity, Culinary Arts, Healthy Living Health…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:14am -
  • newA Creative Way To Inspire Kids To Eat Healthy
    How can we get children excited about eating fruits and vegetables?Lisa Helfman, founder of Brighter Bites, joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Mod... Read more: Eating Habits, Video, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Hpl, Children-Eat-Healthy…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:06am -
  • Margaret Marshall: The Power of Aromas
    Walk through any mall in America and you might suddenly be enticed by the smell of cinnamon buns or coffee. Sell your home and often you are advised b... Read more: Diet and Fitness, Healthy Eating, Lifestyle, Health, Aromatherapy, Food,…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:23pm -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: 5 Nutritionist-Approved Back-To-School Tips
    As a nutritionist counseling families and children, here are some simple tips to get you and your family off to a healthy start. Read more: Fruits and Vegetables, Healthy Eating, Portion Control, Kids Nutrition, Back to School, Healthy-E…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 10:23am -
  • Why Investing In Girls Is The Smartest Move We Can Make
    Lack of access to education and health care for girls around the world doesn’t just hurt girls -- it hurts their families, communities and economies... Read more: Women's Empowerment, beijing20, Women's Health, Malnutrition, Unicef, Gl…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:30pm -
  • Juliet Linley: 10 Signs You Have Become a Mamma Italiana
    As an expat mom in Italy, you are initially confused, then bemused, by many parenting practices in the land of Mamma Mia. Read more: Pizza, Kids, Nutrition, Mothering, Gelato, Rome, Italy, Parenting, Parents News
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Karen Cigna: The Weight of Valuing Myself
    Are you willing to embrace the weight of valuing yourself from the inside out and give up valuing yourself by your body weight which is merely a number on a scale, which can not tell you anything about your true worth? Read more: Eating…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:10pm -
  • Angelo Poli: 4 Ways to Stay on Your Diet Without Giving Up Your Social Life
    Social dieters rely on real life strategies so they can keep up appearances -- you can beat the system and stick to your diet, you just need to know the tricks. Read more: Weight Loss Tips, Weight Loss, Diet and Nutrition, How to Lose We…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 11:18am -
  • James Clear: The Ultimate Guide To Building A New Habit
    Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to dig…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:37am -
  • Celia Kaye: 4 Ways My Life Changed When I Gave Up Gluten
    Compelled by my compounding fatigue and stomachaches, I waved the white (and red and green) flag, and embarked on my gluten-free adventure. I didn't realize that the benefits of a gluten-free diet would contribute to the improvement of other aspects…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:33am -
  • Hilary Wilce: 6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year
    There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:09pm -
  • This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits
    There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healt... Read more: Healthy Living, Kids Eating Healthy, Hpl, Children Nutrition, Third Metr…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:48pm -
  • Dr. Victor Schwartz: Tips for Managing your Emotional Health on Campus
    College is about learning and growing. In order to do this most effectively your physical and emotional health need to be in good condition. Here are some steps you can take to support your success. Read more: Mental Health, College, Nut…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:52pm -
  • John Tarnoff: 3 Top Tips For Portion Sizes And Weight Control
    Most of the health focus of the boomer Generation is on how we're living longer. The assumption is that we are healthier, take better care of ourselves, and make healthier choices, including diet and exercise. Nothing could be farther from the truth.…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:53pm -
  • Sandy Pukel: Interview With Plant-Based Nutrition Expert Dr. Michael Greger
    A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Michael Greger is a physician, author, and internationally-recognized speaker on ... Read more: Plant-Based Diet, Vegan Diet, Dr. Michael Greger, Healthy Living News
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 12:28pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Don't Be Fooled by the Diet Industry
    Take back your control. Don't be fooled by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line. Read more: He…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:43am -
  • Elle Penner: 5 Big Benefits Of Coconut Oil
    If it's not in your kitchen cabinet already, consider adding coconut oil to your collection. Read more: Healthy Cooking Oils, Cooking Oil, Saturated Fat, Nutrition, Lauric Acid, Diet and Nutrition, Coconut, Coconut Health Benefits, Slide…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:23am -
  • Karl Wilder: What Do You Feed To A Naked Lady?
    The solution for me was to go into my archives and find some truly satisfying and filling dishes that fit in the right calorie range. Read more: Stress, Vegetarian, Depression, Naked, Emotional Eating, Vegan, Diet, Beans, Taste News
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 11:50am -
  • Caroline L. Arnold: How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!
    Your problem isn't finding time to clear your backlog, your problem is building behaviors to manage your pipeline. When you focus on a backlog, you're working the symptom instead of targeting the cause, looking backward instead of forward.…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 11:11am -
  • Don McNay: A Main Street Way to Help Obese People
    "Don't you know things can changeThings'll go your wayIf you can hold on for one more day"-Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ... Read more: Fight Club, Regi Schindler, Life Lessons From the Golf Course, Zumba, Or…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:14am -
  • 6 Vegetables That Might Save Your Life
    By Timothy Gower for Men's JournalIf there's one food that no one -- not your doctor, your nutritionist or even your mother -- will tell you to ea... Read more: Best Vegetables, Leafy Green Vegetables, Best Leafy Greens, Healthy-Eating…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 12:14pm -
  • How To Tame Your 'Runger'
    By Theodora Blanchfield for Life by DailyBurnTraining for endurance events means you can eat whatever you want, right?Not quite. Ask any marat... Read more: Hungry From Running, Hunger After Workout, Healthy-Eating-Active-Living, Dai…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 9:50am -
  • Ali Cherry: The One And Only Way To Get Healthy
    As consumers, we need to trade the habit of clicking for short cuts for the habit of practicing behaviors that will truly serve our health. As a health and wellness industry, we need to trade our habit of telling people why they should do something o…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 9:48am -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Diet Research, Stuck in the Stone Age
    This was a study designed to generate a predictably useless, misleading, and potentially harmful answer to an egregiously silly and perhaps even willfully disingenuous question. If science were generally this bad, we would never have exited the Stone…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:34am -
  • newDavid Katz, M.D.: Loving Food That Loves Us Back, Extra Space at The Table
    There is a geographical midpoint between living to eat, and eating to live. It's where health comes from the pursuit of pleasure, and pleasure comes from the pursuit of health. Read more: Cuisinicity, Culinary Arts, Healthy Living Health…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:14am -
  • newA Creative Way To Inspire Kids To Eat Healthy
    How can we get children excited about eating fruits and vegetables?Lisa Helfman, founder of Brighter Bites, joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Mod... Read more: Eating Habits, Video, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Hpl, Children-Eat-Healthy…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:06am -
  • Juliet Linley: 10 Signs You Have Become a Mamma Italiana
    As an expat mom in Italy, you are initially confused, then bemused, by many parenting practices in the land of Mamma Mia. Read more: Pizza, Kids, Nutrition, Mothering, Gelato, Rome, Italy, Parenting, Parents News
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • James Clear: The Ultimate Guide To Building A New Habit
    Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to dig…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:37am -
  • This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits
    There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healt... Read more: Healthy Living, Kids Eating Healthy, Hpl, Children Nutrition, Third Metr…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:48pm -
  • Dr. Victor Schwartz: Tips for Managing your Emotional Health on Campus
    College is about learning and growing. In order to do this most effectively your physical and emotional health need to be in good condition. Here are some steps you can take to support your success. Read more: Mental Health, College, Nut…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:52pm -
  • John Tarnoff: 3 Top Tips For Portion Sizes And Weight Control
    Most of the health focus of the boomer Generation is on how we're living longer. The assumption is that we are healthier, take better care of ourselves, and make healthier choices, including diet and exercise. Nothing could be farther from the truth.…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:53pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Don't Be Fooled by the Diet Industry
    Take back your control. Don't be fooled by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line. Read more: He…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:43am -
  • Elle Penner: 5 Big Benefits Of Coconut Oil
    If it's not in your kitchen cabinet already, consider adding coconut oil to your collection. Read more: Healthy Cooking Oils, Cooking Oil, Saturated Fat, Nutrition, Lauric Acid, Diet and Nutrition, Coconut, Coconut Health Benefits, Slide…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:23am -
  • Marian Wright Edelman: 'Who's Looking for Me?': God's and America's Invisible Children
    I hope every Black leader, parent, grandparent and preacher will mount a united and irresistible voice to end the structural exclusion of millions of children from the education and other opportunities required to keep them from dead-end lives.…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:04pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Diet Soda: Builds Desire, Decreases Satisfaction
    The question of what these sweeteners do to our body -- and by what mechanism -- is far from settled, but this study adds to the realization that looking just at calorie counts, without thinking a little more about the actual ingredients, might not b…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 12:53pm -
  • Nicole Scott: What I Want My Children to Know About Food and Fitness
    I try to live a healthy, well-balanced life, not just for me, but for them. I hope they don't have to experience these struggles -- instead, I hope they'll have a better starting point than the one I had when it comes to living a balanced life of fo…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:25pm -
  • Layne Lieberman: Should I Be Taking a Calcium Supplement?
    It's human nature to find an easy way out of any situation, even when it comes to nutrition. Therefore, it's no wonder that more and more people tu... Read more: Calcium, Diet, Nutrition, Supplements, Wellbeing, Health, Diet and Fitne…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 11:25am -
  • Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D: I'm In: Let's Talk About Dietary Supplements
    What is the next step for the natural products industry? The interrelationship with health care at large is of critical importance. Chronic disease is rising on a global scale. Pharmaceutical drugs alone don't seem to solve these problems. We have to…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 10:39am -
  • Ali Cherry: The Worst Thing Since White Bread
    While most Americans think about eating healthy and want to make improvements, more than half say that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn't eat. Read more: Public Health, Food Packaging, H…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:34am -
  • SELF: 7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Figs
    Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a m…
    - 16 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 10:09am -
  • 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…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:16pm -
  • Barbara Greenberg: 6 Daily Irritations We Don't Talk About
    I am aware of what makes you brighten up and have those pleasurable magic moments. I am also painfully aware of those little moments that drive women of all ages just a little bit crazy and makes you want to rip your hair out. Read more:…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:31am -
  • Carissa Lada: Why Is It So Hard to Be Healthy?
    What did you eat for breakfast this morning? Did you have a bagel or maybe one of those creamy cheese danishes to help you start your day? Did you t... Read more: Hunter-Gatherers, Fast Food, Nutrition, Health, Food, Evolution, Fitness…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:36am -
  • Suzanne Skees: Giving Birth in a Graveyard
    Bent over a wood-fired oven, drying the fish her husband caught yesterday, 29-year-old Leticia Sam blinks the smoke from her eyes, one hand stoking the fire, the other holding her swollen belly. Expecting her fourth baby, Leticia lives atop an old gr…
    - 27 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 1:19pm -
  • Buck Wargo: Forget What You Think You Know About Food Safety -- Debunking Common Myths
    What your mother taught you about food safety is probably wrong. Did you know you don't ever wash raw chicken? It's time to get serious about food safety. Read more: Food Safety Myths, Food Safety, Chicken, Food, Usda, Complete Senior, H…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 3:12pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Processing Messages About Processed Food
    The American Society of Nutrition issued what proved to be a very controversial position paper on processed foods. The basic take-away message that resulted, if there is one, is that processed foods are certainly not all bad. Read more:…
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 11:28am -
  • Tony Posnanski: What It's Like When You Weigh 380 Pounds and Order a Salad
    I ordered a salad. It was only 410 calories. The people behind me giggled when I placed my order. Maybe they were laughing about something else. I always heard laughter when I went places. I believe a lot of it was because of me. Read mo…
    - 33 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:40pm -
  • Emily Schromm: How Being a Barista Changed My Life
    I wouldn't be where I am today without taking chances and following my dreams -- then being open to changing my mind to chase another dream. We shouldn't get stuck on a path that makes us unhappy or unfulfilled -- and that goes for fitness and healt…
    - 33 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 1:49pm -

Huffington Post (Nutrition Facts)

  • 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…
    - 19 days ago, 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…
    - 33 days ago, 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…
    - 78 days ago, 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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Medical News Today

Diet Plans Weekly

  • Recreate Your Favorite Recipes for a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    Gluten free living calls for some creativity in the kitchen. In order to avoid pre-packaged gluten free items that are high in fat or sugar, many meals are prepared from “scratch.” Losing weight doesn’t rely on turning down your favorite dishes…
    - 27 Sep 12, 4:43pm -
  • Get Cozy with Satisfying Fall Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan

    Get Cozy with Satisfying Fall Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan

      Fall summons images of delicious hot meals. Soups, stews, and hearty fare make their return to the table. A vegan diet plan can put a damper on enjoying these seasonal favorites, as many recipes use chicken or beef stock or a variety of meats as a…
    - 13 Sep 12, 6:04pm -
  • Detox Diet Plan: More Than Healthy Eating
    Fall is nearly here, meaning it’s the perfect time to begin a detox diet plan. An autumn detox prepares the body for winter by increasing the metabolism, helping you shed some pounds, bolstering the immune system to prevent those cold weather illne…
    - 7 Sep 12, 3:18pm -
  • Breaking Down Food Labels for a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    When on a gluten free diet plan, particularly for celiac disease or gluten intolerance, it’s essential to read food labels. Even seemingly innocent foods can contain gluten. Yet how do you decipher the food label jargon? We’ve compiled a list of…
    - 31 Aug 12, 3:54pm -
  • Protein Packed Foods for a Vegetarian Diet Plan
    Anyone on a vegetarian diet plan has probably heard, “How are you going to get enough protein?” By choosing a variety of whole, nutritious foods, this won’t be a problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adult women…
    - 31 Aug 12, 2:49pm -
  • Green Smoothie Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan
    By eating a balanced diet with substantial variety, vegans can obtain the essential nutrients they need. It can be difficult to get all of the necessary vitamins and minerals when avoiding animal-based products. However, dark, leafy green vegetables…
    - 17 Aug 12, 2:55pm -
  • 5 Herbal Additions for a Detox Diet Plan
      In addition to clean eating and cleansing teas, adding certain herbs to your detox diet plan can further flush your system. There are a host of tried and true herbs that are valued as safe remedies to purify the liver, eliminate toxins via bile, a…
    - 10 Aug 12, 2:16pm -
  • Yoga Postures to Strengthen Digestion on a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    Drastically changing your diet can wreak havoc on your digestive system. This is especially true for individuals with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. The first few weeks on a gluten free diet plan may still involve stomach pain and digestive i…
    - 3 Aug 12, 2:55pm -
  • Fresh Recipes for a Vegetarian Diet Plan
    The summer is the perfect time to jumpstart weight loss on a vegetarian diet plan. Now is the time to take full advantage of farmers’ markets or personal gardens to pack your menu with fresh, seasonal produce. Fruits and vegetables are a low calori…
    - 27 Jul 12, 5:04pm -
  • Seasonal Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan
    Eating fresh, seasonal food is a great way to cut down on preservatives and other toxins, while also reducing your environmental impact. Take full advantage of local farmers’ markets or even your own garden to prepare healthy dishes for a vegan die…
    - 20 Jul 12, 6:48pm -

Healthline

  • 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...
    - 16 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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...
    - 15 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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...
    - 12 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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 ...
    - 9 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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...
    - 7 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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..…
    - 5 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • 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…
    - 2 Nov 12, 7:00am -
  • 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 ...
    - 31 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • 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...
    - 29 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • 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 ...
    - 26 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • 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...
    - 24 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • 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 ..…
    - 22 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • 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 -

Tippy Toe Diet

  • newQ & A: The Labor Day Edition

    Q & A: The Labor Day Edition

    Did you have a labor-filled Labor Day? I did…until my sciatica (self-diagnosed) started up, and then I had a s-l-o-w, and largely horizontal, weekend. As I was reclining on my heating pad and watching the Cardinals reclaim first place in … Contin…
    - 16 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:53am -
  • Alphabet Soup: H (as in Hurry Up and Post Before Something Else Comes Up)

    Alphabet Soup: H (as in Hurry Up and Post Before Something Else Comes Up)

    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:47pm -
  • Back to Basics

    Back to Basics

    I’ve been whining a lot about my crazy schedule, but I’m pleased to say that this has been a better week for me. My schedule is still all over the place, but I’m feeling very much on point with my … Continue reading →Back to Basics is a pos…
    - 20 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 2:48am -
  • On the Menu: Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

    On the Menu: Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

    One of my favorite things about summer is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. In this particular crazy summer, my schedule and meals have been so scattered that I’ve hardly even taken the time to enjoy the season’s bounty. … Continue…
    - 26 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 3:35am -
  • AIM: Changing the Plan

    AIM: Changing the Plan

    Change is an inevitable part of life, but it takes on a tricky note when it comes to weight management. When we want to lose weight, we’re all change! change! change!, but once we reach our desired weight, the dialog … Continue reading →AIM: Ch…
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 9:41am -
  • Frazzle Rock

    Frazzle Rock

    Before I begin the topic of the day, I just wanted to thank you all again for your sweet notes and comments on Memaw’s passing. Your thoughtfulness means so much to me. Thank you. As the title of this post … Continue reading →Frazzle Rock is a…
    - 34 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 3:22am -
  • The Last Rose of Summer

    The Last Rose of Summer

    “The Last Rose of Summer” by Thomas Moore ‘Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone; No flower of her kindred, No rosebud is nigh, To reflect back her blushes, Or … Continue reading →The…
    - 48 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 8:30pm -

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)

  • Options for weight loss your primary care doctor might not know about
    Despite the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for screening and treating obesity, there are many barriers, several of which may be ameliorated through technological approaches according to a new study.
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:53pm -
  • Obese or overweight teens more likely to become smokers
    Weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking, a study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse has found. The authors note that the idea that smoki…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 10:47pm -
  • Healthy Moms program helps women who are obese limit weight gain during pregnancy
    Women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals, a study sho…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:55pm -
  • Good nutrition can help prevent, control type 2 diabetes
    Investigators have identified specific foods and dietary patterns that are beneficial in preventing and controlling diabetes, through a comprehensive review of recent randomized clinical trials and observational studies of diabetes and nutrition.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:53pm -
  • Better health care as important as controlling risk factors for heart health, world study shows
    For better heart health, rich countries should continue to deliver high quality health care while trying to reduce risk factors, while poor countries need to avoid the rise of risk factors but also substantially improve their health care.
    - 6 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 12:35am -
  • Junk food makes rats lose appetite for balanced diet
    A diet of junk food not only makes rats fat, but also reduces their appetite for novel foods, a preference that normally drives them to seek a balanced diet, reports a study. "The interesting thing about this finding is that if the same thing happens…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:17pm -
  • Fighting prostate cancer with tomato-rich diet
    Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests. With 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:02pm -
  • Soda tax for adolescents, exercise for children best strategies for reducing obesity
    Childhood obesity in the United States remains high. A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas, and sports drinks would reduce obesity in adolescents more than other policies, such as exercise or an advertising ban,…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 1:58pm -
  • Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with later excess weight/obesity during adolescence
    Growth deficiency is a defining feature of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). A new study has found that rates of excess weight/obesity are elevated in adolescents with partial fetal alcohol syndrome (pFAS). Additionally, females with FASD may…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:55am -
  • Social inequalities in salt consumption remain despite drop in salt intake over last 10 years in Britain
    Social inequalities in salt consumption remain despite national drop in salt intake over last 10 years in Britain, a study shows. Researchers looked at the geographical distribution of habitual dietary salt intake in Britain and its association with…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:54am -
  • Brain benefits from weight loss following bariatric surgery
    Weight loss surgery can curb alterations in brain activity associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing and organizing, according to a new study. Bariatric surgery is used to help people who are dangerousl…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 6:11pm -
  • Change in tube feeding practice improves nutrition for ICU patients, audit finds
    While the importance of enteral nutrition, or feeding patients through a tube, in an intensive care unit is well understood, underfeeding is still common. A practice of a certain amount of feeding per hour can be interrupted by tests, procedures, or…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:11pm -
  • Fibre-based satiety ingredient shown to make you eat less
    The effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food has been demonstrated by a team of scientists. "What is notable is this product, given with breakfast, produced effects on appetite, which…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:08pm -
  • Discovery explains how receptor regulates fat accumulation in obesity
    The sensitivity of fat cells to signals that increase the breakdown of fat is linked to the receptor ALK7, according to a study. The discovery suggests that ALK7 might be an interesting target for future strategies to treat obesity.
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 12:57pm -
  • High insulin levels tied to obesity pathway
    A crucial link between high levels of insulin and pathways that lead to obesity has been discovered by researchers, a finding that may have important implications when treating diabetes. The discovery was made by studying mice engineered to lack rece…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:53pm -
  • Racial, ethnic stereotypes may contribute to obesity among minorities
    For members of minority groups, maintaining a healthy weight can be especially difficult, says an experimental social psychologist who reports that it is common for minorities in the United States to endure negative stereotypes and pervasive messages…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:35pm -
  • Playing hunger games: Are gamified health apps putting odds in your favor?
    For many people, finding motivation to exercise is a challenge. Thankfully, there are Zombies chasing you. At least that's the approach of Zombies, Run! -- one of more than 31,000 health and fitness apps on the market today, and one of the growing nu…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:42pm -
  • Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women
    African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The findings may explain in part the higher occurrence of type 2 diabetes in African American populations, which has a high prevalen…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:40pm -
  • Losing weight lowers health care costs for adults with type 2 diabetes
    Overweight individuals with diabetes who lose weight by dieting and increasing their physical activity can reduce their health care costs by an average of more than $500 per year, according to a new study. "Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that i…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 7:35pm -
  • Early to mid-life obesity linked to heightened risk of dementia in later life
    Obesity is linked to a heightened risk of dementia in later life, reveals an observational study. But the age at which a person is obese seems to be a key factor, the findings show, with an apparent tripling in risk for people in their 30s. Estimates…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:06pm -
  • Adherence to diet can be measured from blood
    New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample. This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies investigating the health benefits of specific diets. So far, such studies have mainly relied on…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Teen sleeplessness piles on risk for obesity
    Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a n…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:19pm -
  • How parents juggle work hours may influence kids' weight
    The way parents balance their work schedules may affect their adolescent children's eating habits, according to researchers. For example, parents who spend time with their adolescent kids after school may increase the likelihood that those children w…
    - 14 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:02am -
  • Leave car at home for a healthier daily commute, say experts
    Commuting to work by active (walking or cycling) and public modes of transport is linked to lower body weight and body fat composition compared with those using private transport, suggests a study. The health benefits of physical activity are well kn…
    - 14 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:01am -
  • Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts
    Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships. But it's those who live below the poverty line who are more likely to be overweight or obese.
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:53pm -
  • Men fare worse than women in China regarding discrimination among obese workers
    New research that analyzes economic disparity among obese Chinese adults shows that there is no wage disparity for obese women in China, but there is pay inequality among obese men. Obese manual laborers are especially affected, earning: results show…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:40pm -
  • New mouse model points to therapy for liver disease
    A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers. They use it to demonstrate that interference with a key inflammatory protein inhibits both the development of NASH and its progression to liver cancer.
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:49pm -
  • Bone chemistry reveals royal lifestyle of Richard III
    A recent study has delved into the bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III and uncovered fascinating new details about the life and diet of Britain's last Plantagenet king. The study indicates a change in diet and location in his early childhood…
    - 17 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 12:45am -
  • Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices
    It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us -- which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold -- may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 11:22pm -
  • Human milk fat improves growth in premature infants
    For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes. Researchers have now successfully incorporated a cream supplement into premature infants' diets th…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 2:22pm -
  • Single enzyme necessary for development of diabetes
    An enzyme called 12-LO promotes the obesity-induced oxidative stress in the pancreatic cells that leads to pre-diabetes, and diabetes. 12-LO's enzymatic action is the last step in the production of certain small molecules that harm the cell, accordin…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:23pm -
  • New study on diabetes risk emphasizes value of registered dietitian nutritionists in treatment and prevention
    A new study indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime offers more evidence that nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help prevent or delay diabetes…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:34pm -
  • Early antibiotic exposure leads to lifelong metabolic disturbances in mice
    Antibiotic exposure during a critical window of early development disrupts the bacterial landscape of the gut, home to trillions of diverse microbes, and permanently reprograms the body’s metabolism, setting up a predisposition to obesity, accordin…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:34pm -
  • Research questioning sodium intake guidelines supported
    Research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality have been supported in a commentary by another expert. National guidelines for sodium intake recommend less than 2.3 grams daily for the general…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:36pm -
  • Beating childhood cancer does not necessarily make survivors healthier adults, study shows
    Having survived cancer as a child does not necessarily have a ripple effect that makes people lead a healthier lifestyle once they grow up. Childhood cancer survivors face different health-care challenges and are more susceptible to dying earlier tha…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 8:38pm -
  • Medicinal oil reduces debilitating epileptic seizures associated with Glut1 deficiency, trial shows
    A rare metabolic disease that caused hundreds of seizures daily for a 6-year-old is now significantly under control as part of a clinical trial that uses a medicinal oil for treatment. Within hours, treatment with an edible oil dramatically reduced t…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 8:58pm -
  • Link between maternal age, emergency delivery shown
    An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a new study. The study used a sample of 169,583 low risk, first-time mothers in Norway, to examine the association between maternal age and emergency o…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 8:34pm -
  • Lead linked to obesity in mice exposed by mothers
    When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity. Even at low levels, lead is associated with obesity in mice whose mothers w…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 8:33pm -
  • Pinpointing genes that protect against frailty
    Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which together increase the risk of injury and death. Yet, not all elderly people become frail; some remain…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 4:39pm -
  • New culprit identified in metabolic syndrome
    Uric acid may play a role in causing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates. Uric acid is a normal waste product removed from the body by the kidneys and intes…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 4:39pm -
  • Type 2 diabetics can live longer than people without the disease
    A commonly prescribed diabetes drug could offer surprising health benefits to non-diabetics. metformin, used to control glucose levels in the body and already known to exhibit anticancer properties, could offer prognostic and prophylactic benefits to…
    - 26 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 1:55am -
  • Cell signaling pathway linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes
    Notch signaling, a key biological pathway tied to development and cell communication, also plays an important role in the onset of obesity and type 2 diabetes, a discovery that offers new targets for treatment, researchers report. "This finding opens…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 6:59pm -
  • Losing weight won't necessarily make you happy, researchers say
    Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new research. In a study of 1,979 overweight and obese adults in the UK, people who lost 5 percent or more of their initial body weight ov…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:54pm -
  • Eating at fast food, full service restaurants linked to more calories, poorer nutrition
    Eating at both fast-food and full-service restaurants is associated with significant increases in the intake of calories, sugar, saturated fat, and sodium, according to a new study. The researchers say the larger adverse effect they measured on energ…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:52pm -
  • Wellness coaching: Expert explains how it improves overall quality of life
    Wellness coaching has become an increasingly prevalent strategy to help individuals improve their health and well-being. Recently, wellness coaching was found to improve quality of life, mood and perceived stress, according to a new study. Now one ex…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:47pm -
  • New glycan creams, micronutrient creams hold promise for reducing signs of aging skin
    For decades, dermatologists have been researching the genetic cause of aging skin so that the perfect antidote could be developed. When examining genes and proteins, a difference between younger and older looking skin has not been found. Now, dermato…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:36pm -
  • Healthy diet set early in life
    Promoting a healthy diet from infancy is important to prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease, researchers find. The study described quantity and diversity of food and drinks consumed by children aged 12-16 months.
    - 27 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 1:51pm -
  • Pistachios may lower vascular response to stress in type 2 diabetes
    Among people with type 2 diabetes, eating pistachios may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life, according researchers. "In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 8:33pm -
  • Eating more dietary pulses can increase fullness, may help manage weight
    Eating about one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can increase fullness, which may lead to better weight management and weight loss, a new study has found. Pulses have a low glycemic index (meaning that they are foods that break dow…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 5:21pm -
  • Obesity paradox in survival from sepsis
    Obesity usually leads to worse health outcomes, but a study shows extra weight increases chances of surviving sepsis. In a study of 1,404 Medicare beneficiaries, heavier patients were more likely to survive sepsis, a life-threatening infection that c…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 1:11pm -

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

  • Being overweight causes hazardous inflammations
    A possible molecular explanation for why overweight is harmful has been discovered by researchers. They suggest that overeating increases the immune response. This increased immune response causes the body to generate excessive inflammation, which ma…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:48pm -
  • The marmoset animal model recapitulates disease symptoms of MERS infection in humans
    A new article reports the first animal model that recapitulates the severe and sometimes lethal respiratory symptoms seen in human patients and suggests that the common marmoset will play an important role in the development effective countermeasures…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:14pm -
  • Insulin offers new hope for treatment of acute pancreatitis
    Insulin can protect the cells of the pancreas from acute pancreatitis -- a disease for which there is currently no treatment -- researchers report. Acute pancreatitis involves the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, vomiting…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:24pm -
  • When it comes to raising vitamin D levels, anesthesiologists advise: Don't be wimpy!
    Enough observational studies: It's time for doctors to recommend steps to raise their patients' vitamin D levels. That's the message in a provocative editorial by anesthesiologists. There's already enough evidence to justify increasing vitamin D leve…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:15pm -
  • Adherence to diet can be measured from blood
    New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample. This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies investigating the health benefits of specific diets. So far, such studies have mainly relied on…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Study identifies protein that helps prevent active tuberculosis in infected patients
    A UCLA-led study has identified a protein that appears to play a key role in protecting people infected with the tuberculosis bacteria from developing the active form of the disease. The findings could help doctors identify people who are at the grea…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:43pm -
  • Future Phones to Use Blood, Speech to Monitor HIV, Stress, Nutrition
    A new program aims to deploy three phone devices that can have an immediate impact on personal healthcare: a Stress-Phone for long term stress management, a Nutri-Phone for nutritional awareness and a Hema-Phone for monitoring viral loading in HIV po…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:59pm -
  • Free fatty acids may be as effective as antibiotics in treating catheter infections
    A free fatty acid, made up of compounds similar to those naturally made in the body, may be as effective at fighting certain infections as antibiotics, researchers report. More and more bacteria are developing resistance to commonly used antibiotics,…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 3:32pm -
  • Low vitamin D levels linked to increased risks after noncardiac surgery
    Patients with low blood levels of vitamin D are at increased risk of death and serious complications after noncardiac surgery, suggests a study. The researchers analyzed the relationship between vitamin D level and surgical outcomes in approximately…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 2:20pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency may reduce pregnancy rate in women undergoing IVF
    Women with a vitamin D deficiency were nearly half as likely to conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) as women who had sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study. Long known for its role in bone health, vitamin D is a steroid…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:15pm -
  • Protein found to block benefits of vitamin A cancer therapy
    Retinoic acid is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat and help prevent the recurrence of a variety of cancers, but for some patients the drug is not effective. The reason for this resistance was unclear until now, as researchers have demonstrate…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:45pm -
  • Researchers target rapid destruction of protein responsible for cancer cell resistance to therapy
    Researchers have identified an enzyme that may help break down chemoresistance in cancer cell that overexpress Myeloid Cell Leukema-1 (Mcl-1). The Mcl-1 protein is frequently over-expressed in cancer; it is present not only in leukemia and lymphoma b…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:36pm -
  • Research questioning sodium intake guidelines supported
    Research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality have been supported in a commentary by another expert. National guidelines for sodium intake recommend less than 2.3 grams daily for the general…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:36pm -
  • Lipids boost the brain, study finds
    Consuming oils with high polyunsaturated fatty acid content, in particular those containing omega-3s, is beneficial for the health. But the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly known. Researchers have investigated the effect of lipids bea…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 3:08pm -
  • Cell signaling pathway linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes
    Notch signaling, a key biological pathway tied to development and cell communication, also plays an important role in the onset of obesity and type 2 diabetes, a discovery that offers new targets for treatment, researchers report. "This finding opens…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 6:59pm -
  • Could protecting your skin from sun be as easy as popping a pill?
    From lotions to sprays to sticks, consumers have a myriad of options to choose from when selecting a sunscreen. Now, several additional sun protection tools have become available, including sunscreen pills, drinkable sunscreen, and ultraviolet (UV) m…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:36pm -
  • Link between vitamin D, dementia risk confirmed
    Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted. An international team found that study participants who were se…
    - 27 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 8:16pm -
  • Discovery yields master regulator of toxin production in staph infections
    An enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to potentially life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infections has been discovered by researchers. The enzyme allows Staphylococcus aureus to use fatty acids acquired from the infect…
    - 27 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 4:48pm -
  • Effect of enriching feeding tube nutrition on risk of infection among ICU patients
    Among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients, receipt of high-protein nutrition via a feeding tube enriched with immune-modulating nutrients vs standard high-protein nutrition did not result in a significant difference in the inci…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 8:32pm -
  • Eating baked, broiled fish weekly boosts brain health, study says
    Eating baked or broiled fish once a week is good for the brain, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to researchers. The findings add to growing evidence that lifestyle factors contribute to brain health later in life. Sci…
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 4:33pm -
  • Should you add enzyme supplements to your shopping list? Expert explains pros, cons
    Enzyme supplements available without a prescription are becoming increasingly popular, but should everyone add them to their shopping list? The author of a new paper explain the pros and cons of over-the-counter enzymes. “Fortunately, for most over…
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 1:57pm -
  • Toward a home test for detecting potentially dangerous levels of caffeine
    The shocking news of an Ohio teen who died of a caffeine overdose in May highlighted the potential dangers of the normally well-tolerated and mass-consumed substance. To help prevent serious health problems that can arise from consuming too much caff…
    - 34 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 1:43pm -
  • A blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects
    A blood test to measure folate concentrations in a mother's red blood cells could help in the prevention of neural tube birth defects, suggests a large study.
    - 35 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:49am -
  • Mysterious esophagus disease is autoimmune after all
    Achalasia is a rare disease – it affects 1 in 100,000 people – characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall. While its cause remains unknown, a new study confirms for the first time that achalasia is autoimmune in origin.
    - 35 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:36am -
  • The role of dairy in maintaining adult bone and skeletal muscle health
    Understanding that diets are often built around food groups rather than specific nutrients, researchers from Switzerland, France, and North America decided to examine interactions between four nutrients found in dairy products and their role in prese…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:37pm -
  • Antioxidant biomaterial promotes healing
    The first-ever inherently antioxidant biomaterial has been created by researcher. It has the potential to prevent failure in medical devices and surgical implants. The lead researcher said the new biomaterial could be used to create scaffolds for tis…
    - 40 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:19pm -
  • Ferric citrate may reduce dialysis patients' need for multiple medications
    Ferric citrate effectively reduced blood phosphorus levels while increasing iron stores and decreasing the need for intravenous iron and anemia medications in dialysis patients, researchers report after conducting a study. The medication may help red…
    - 40 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:17pm -
  • Protein evolution follows modular principle
    Similarities between proteins reveal that their great diversity has arisen from smaller building blocks. Proteins consist of long chains of 20 different amino acid building blocks that fold into a characteristic three-dimensional structure. It is not…
    - 41 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Benefits of combo lipid emulsion no greater than soy-based emulsion for pediatric patients
    A systematic review of previously published studies found 'inadequate evidence' that combination lipid emulsions as compared with standard soybean oil lipid emulsion offer any greater benefit in bilirubin levels, triglyceride levels, or infection inc…
    - 41 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:09pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency raises risk of schizophrenia diagnosis
    Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and is needed for bone and muscle health. Th…
    - 42 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas
    The extent of retinal swelling due to cystoid macular edema is inversely related to dietary iodine intake in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a new study has confirmed. This finding raises the possibility that an iodine supplement could help limit…
    - 43 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 2:57pm -
  • Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests
    Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper. Scientists in Japan have shown that mice engineered to produce their own EPA are protected against heart disease and have improved…
    - 43 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Genetic variations may modify cardiovascular benefit of aspirin
    A common genetic variation in the COMT gene may modify the cardiovascular benefit of aspirin, and in some people, may confer slight harm, a new study suggests. Aspirin is currently the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspir…
    - 46 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • Eight ways zinc affects the human body
    Zinc has been identified as one of the most important essential trace metals in human nutrition and lifestyle. Zinc is not only a vital element in various physiological processes; it is also a drug in the prevention of many diseases. The adult body c…
    - 46 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:45pm -
  • Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality
    Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that th…
    - 48 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:15pm -
  • Defects in fatty acid transport proteins linked to schizophrenia, autism
    Using diverse methodologies, neuroscientists report that defects in Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) may help to explain the pathology in some cases of schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders. After identifying mutations in FABPs from patients…
    - 49 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:22pm -
  • Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude
    Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When lo…
    - 49 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Zinc deficiency magnifies, prolongs lethal immune response to sepsis
    A key immune response pathway regulated by zinc has been discovered by scientists that may hold clues to stopping sepsis, one of the leading causes of death in America’s intensive care units. As many as 20% of people who develop sepsis will die, no…
    - 49 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 12:49pm -
  • Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice
    Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. “Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mecha…
    - 53 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
  • Vitamin D ups bowel cancer survival odds, study finds
    Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, a study shows. Patients with the highest levels of vitamin D have half the risk of dying compared with those with the lowest levels, the findin…
    - 55 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 2:50pm -
  • Drug shows promise for effectively treating metabolic syndrome
    Researchers have discovered that an enzyme involved in intracellular signaling plays a crucial role in developing metabolic syndrome, a finding that has a spinoff company developing a drug to potentially treat the condition.
    - 61 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 6:24pm -
  • How beryllium causes deadly lung disease
    Using exquisitely detailed maps of molecular shapes and the electrical charges surrounding them, researchers have discovered how the metal beryllium triggers a deadly immune response in the lungs. They show how a genetic susceptibility to the disease…
    - 61 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 4:55pm -
  • Polyphenols could yield small benefit for people with PAD
    Polyphenols -- compounds found in cocoa and other foods -- may help people with peripheral artery disease walk a little longer and farther before pain sets in. More research is needed to see whether long-term use of these compounds in dark chocolate…
    - 62 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Healthy lifestyle is crucial for women of childbearing age: Updated position, new practice papers published
    Nutrition is crucial before, during and after pregnancy to optimize health for both mother and child, according to an updated position paper and a new practice paper. The practice paper provides registered dietitian nutritionists and dietetic technic…
    - 63 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 2:13pm -
  • First pediatric autism study conducted entirely online
    The first Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism has been conducted by researchers, establishing it as a viable and cost effective method of conducting high-quality and rapid clinical trials in this population. "Recruitment for clinic…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 8:40pm -
  • In human evolution, changes in skin's barrier set northern Europeans apart
    The popular idea that northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D -- vital for healthy bones and immune function -- is questioned by researchers in a new study. Ramping up the skin’s capacity to…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 6:08pm -
  • Artificial enzyme mimics natural detoxification mechanism in liver cells
    Molybdenum trioxide nanoparticles oxidize sulfite to sulfate in liver cells in analogy to the enzyme sulfite oxidase, researchers have found. The functionalized Molybdenum trioxide nanoparticles can cross the cellular membrane and accumulate at the m…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:41pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of cardiovascular, cancer death
    Analysis of pooled data showed a strong association between low vitamin D levels and risk of death in general death from cardiovascular diseases, death in from cancer, at least in older people with a history of cancer. "Going into our study, the effe…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:34pm -
  • Almonds reduce the risk of heart disease, research shows
    Eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy, research has shown. Research found that they significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. Th…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:45pm -
  • Common herbal supplement can cause dangerous interactions with prescription drugs
    St. John’s wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study. The researchers reported that the herbal supplement can…
    - 64 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:33pm -

Science Daily (Nutrition)

  • Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease in people who exercise, study finds
    Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise, according to results from the a study. Evidence suggesting that mild to moderate consumption of wine protects against cardiovascular disease has been accumulating since t…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:52pm -
  • Energy drinks can cause heart problems, study suggests
    Energy drinks can cause heart problems according to research. "So-called 'energy drinks' are popular in dance clubs and during physical exercise, with people sometimes consuming a number of drinks one after the other. This situation can lead to a num…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:52pm -
  • Healthy Moms program helps women who are obese limit weight gain during pregnancy
    Women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals, a study sho…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:55pm -
  • Good nutrition can help prevent, control type 2 diabetes
    Investigators have identified specific foods and dietary patterns that are beneficial in preventing and controlling diabetes, through a comprehensive review of recent randomized clinical trials and observational studies of diabetes and nutrition.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:53pm -
  • Where you live may be putting you at risk for foodborne illness, researcher finds
    A study on multiple countries finds that food safety education is lacking. Improving education about food-handling practices may decrease foodborne illness, thus improving food security.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • Junk food makes rats lose appetite for balanced diet
    A diet of junk food not only makes rats fat, but also reduces their appetite for novel foods, a preference that normally drives them to seek a balanced diet, reports a study. "The interesting thing about this finding is that if the same thing happens…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:17pm -
  • Lifetime of fitness: Fountain of youth for bone, joint health?
    Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging. "An increasing amount of evidence demonstrates that we can modulate age-related decline in the musculoskeletal system,"…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:26pm -
  • Fighting prostate cancer with tomato-rich diet
    Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests. With 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:02pm -
  • Soda tax for adolescents, exercise for children best strategies for reducing obesity
    Childhood obesity in the United States remains high. A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas, and sports drinks would reduce obesity in adolescents more than other policies, such as exercise or an advertising ban,…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 1:58pm -
  • Does food advertising make us eat more?
    On a daily basis we are surrounded with images of appetizing and often unhealthy food on TV adverts, billboards, in magazines and everywhere we go. With obesity on the rise, a new article raises questions about constant exposure to food cues and its…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 1:20pm -
  • New estrogen-based compound suppresses binge-like eating behavior in female mice
    The hormone estrogen can specifically trigger brain serotonin neurons to inhibit binge eating in female mice, researchers report. They add that this result is consistent with data in humans. "We can speculate that in women who develop binge eating wh…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:55am -
  • Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with later excess weight/obesity during adolescence
    Growth deficiency is a defining feature of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). A new study has found that rates of excess weight/obesity are elevated in adolescents with partial fetal alcohol syndrome (pFAS). Additionally, females with FASD may…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:55am -
  • Social inequalities in salt consumption remain despite drop in salt intake over last 10 years in Britain
    Social inequalities in salt consumption remain despite national drop in salt intake over last 10 years in Britain, a study shows. Researchers looked at the geographical distribution of habitual dietary salt intake in Britain and its association with…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:54am -
  • Change in tube feeding practice improves nutrition for ICU patients, audit finds
    While the importance of enteral nutrition, or feeding patients through a tube, in an intensive care unit is well understood, underfeeding is still common. A practice of a certain amount of feeding per hour can be interrupted by tests, procedures, or…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:11pm -
  • Fibre-based satiety ingredient shown to make you eat less
    The effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food has been demonstrated by a team of scientists. "What is notable is this product, given with breakfast, produced effects on appetite, which…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:08pm -
  • Discovery explains how receptor regulates fat accumulation in obesity
    The sensitivity of fat cells to signals that increase the breakdown of fat is linked to the receptor ALK7, according to a study. The discovery suggests that ALK7 might be an interesting target for future strategies to treat obesity.
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 12:57pm -
  • High insulin levels tied to obesity pathway
    A crucial link between high levels of insulin and pathways that lead to obesity has been discovered by researchers, a finding that may have important implications when treating diabetes. The discovery was made by studying mice engineered to lack rece…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:53pm -
  • Fortifying condiments, seasonings for use in countries with widespread micronutrient deficiencies
    Researchers are working to fortify condiments and seasonings for use in countries with widespread micronutrient deficiencies. Micronutrient deficiencies affect the health and cognitive development of at least one-third of the world's population, repr…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 5:01pm -
  • New gluten-free ingredient may cause allergic reaction, expert warns
    A popular legume used in other countries is showing up in more U.S. gluten-free products. A food safety specialist explains why people with peanut and soybean allergies need to be cautious: "Lupin is a yellow-colored bean that's very popular in Europ…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:35pm -
  • Being overweight causes hazardous inflammations
    A possible molecular explanation for why overweight is harmful has been discovered by researchers. They suggest that overeating increases the immune response. This increased immune response causes the body to generate excessive inflammation, which ma…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:48pm -
  • Are you as old as what you eat? Researchers learn how to rejuvenate aging immune cells
    Researchers have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of aging. It has been suspected for a long time that these are linked, and this paper provides a prototype mechanism of how nutrient…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 7:23pm -
  • Use rule of thumb to control how much you drink
    Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, researchers report. "It is essential for all drinkers, especially men of higher BMIs, to have a rule of thumb for self-serving, because eye-ball…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:45pm -
  • Insulin offers new hope for treatment of acute pancreatitis
    Insulin can protect the cells of the pancreas from acute pancreatitis -- a disease for which there is currently no treatment -- researchers report. Acute pancreatitis involves the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, vomiting…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:24pm -
  • When it comes to raising vitamin D levels, anesthesiologists advise: Don't be wimpy!
    Enough observational studies: It's time for doctors to recommend steps to raise their patients' vitamin D levels. That's the message in a provocative editorial by anesthesiologists. There's already enough evidence to justify increasing vitamin D leve…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:15pm -
  • New feeding tube connectors will improve patient safety
    New feeding tube connectors, designed by an international standards process, will be available soon and will improve patient safety. Small-bore connectors, which are used to join medical devices, components, and accessories to deliver fluids or gases…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:06pm -
  • Adherence to diet can be measured from blood
    New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample. This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies investigating the health benefits of specific diets. So far, such studies have mainly relied on…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Pica in pregnant teens linked to low iron
    In a study of 158 pregnant teenagers in Rochester, NY, nearly half engaged in pica -- the craving and intentional consumption of ice, cornstarch, vacuum dust, baby powder and soap, and other nonfood items, reports a new study. Moreover, such teens ha…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:40pm -
  • Teen sleeplessness piles on risk for obesity
    Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a n…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:19pm -
  • Leave car at home for a healthier daily commute, say experts
    Commuting to work by active (walking or cycling) and public modes of transport is linked to lower body weight and body fat composition compared with those using private transport, suggests a study. The health benefits of physical activity are well kn…
    - 14 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:01am -
  • Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts
    Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships. But it's those who live below the poverty line who are more likely to be overweight or obese.
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:53pm -
  • Children: Fruit, vegetable intake still too low; Human nutritionist says to focus on lunch
    Children between the ages of 2 and 18 are eating more whole fruits and drinking less fruit juice, a new report finds after the implementation of a new program. However, vegetable intake remains the same, they say. One expert says the switch from frui…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:59pm -
  • Men fare worse than women in China regarding discrimination among obese workers
    New research that analyzes economic disparity among obese Chinese adults shows that there is no wage disparity for obese women in China, but there is pay inequality among obese men. Obese manual laborers are especially affected, earning: results show…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:40pm -
  • New mouse model points to therapy for liver disease
    A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers. They use it to demonstrate that interference with a key inflammatory protein inhibits both the development of NASH and its progression to liver cancer.
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:49pm -
  • Bone chemistry reveals royal lifestyle of Richard III
    A recent study has delved into the bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III and uncovered fascinating new details about the life and diet of Britain's last Plantagenet king. The study indicates a change in diet and location in his early childhood…
    - 17 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 12:45am -
  • Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices
    It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us -- which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold -- may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 11:22pm -
  • Human milk fat improves growth in premature infants
    For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes. Researchers have now successfully incorporated a cream supplement into premature infants' diets th…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 2:22pm -
  • Single enzyme necessary for development of diabetes
    An enzyme called 12-LO promotes the obesity-induced oxidative stress in the pancreatic cells that leads to pre-diabetes, and diabetes. 12-LO's enzymatic action is the last step in the production of certain small molecules that harm the cell, accordin…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:23pm -
  • Strong state alcohol policies reduce likelihood of binge drinking
    People living in states with stronger alcohol policy environments have a substantially lower likelihood of any binge drinking, frequent binge drinking, and high-intensity binge drinking, according to a new study. In determining the results, researche…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:21pm -
  • New study on diabetes risk emphasizes value of registered dietitian nutritionists in treatment and prevention
    A new study indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime offers more evidence that nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help prevent or delay diabetes…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:34pm -
  • Early antibiotic exposure leads to lifelong metabolic disturbances in mice
    Antibiotic exposure during a critical window of early development disrupts the bacterial landscape of the gut, home to trillions of diverse microbes, and permanently reprograms the body’s metabolism, setting up a predisposition to obesity, accordin…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:34pm -
  • Research questioning sodium intake guidelines supported
    Research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality have been supported in a commentary by another expert. National guidelines for sodium intake recommend less than 2.3 grams daily for the general…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:36pm -
  • Estimated 1.65 million global cardiovascular deaths each year linked to high sodium consumption
    More than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the World Health Organization's recommendation of 2.0 grams per day, researchers have found in a new analysis of populations across 187 countri…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:36pm -
  • Why seniors don't eat: It's complicated
    More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutr…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 2:36pm -
  • Beating childhood cancer does not necessarily make survivors healthier adults, study shows
    Having survived cancer as a child does not necessarily have a ripple effect that makes people lead a healthier lifestyle once they grow up. Childhood cancer survivors face different health-care challenges and are more susceptible to dying earlier tha…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 8:38pm -
  • Can instant noodles lead to heart disease, diabetes and stroke?
    Significant consumption of instant noodles -- ramen included -- may increase a person’s risk for cardiometabolic syndrome, especially in women, research shows. The findings could shed new light on the risks of a worldwide dietary habit. "This resea…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 4:16pm -
  • Size matters when convincing your brain to eat healthier foods
    Playing with the portions of good and not-so-good-for-you foods is better than trying to eliminate bad foods, according to a study. The idea is to not give up entirely foods that provide pleasure but aren’t nutritious. Instead, the focus should be…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 10:02pm -
  • Medicinal oil reduces debilitating epileptic seizures associated with Glut1 deficiency, trial shows
    A rare metabolic disease that caused hundreds of seizures daily for a 6-year-old is now significantly under control as part of a clinical trial that uses a medicinal oil for treatment. Within hours, treatment with an edible oil dramatically reduced t…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 8:58pm -
  • Program to combat childhood obesity gets kids in daycare moving
    A turn-key intervention program significantly increased physical activity levels among children in daycare, a study shows. The treatment groups also achieved 91 percent of the physical activity goals in the improvement plans submitted by the director…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 4:50pm -
  • Lead linked to obesity in mice exposed by mothers
    When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity. Even at low levels, lead is associated with obesity in mice whose mothers w…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 8:33pm -
  • New culprit identified in metabolic syndrome
    Uric acid may play a role in causing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates. Uric acid is a normal waste product removed from the body by the kidneys and intes…
    - 25 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 4:39pm -

Yahoo!

  • newLiberia doctors strike, U.N. warns of food shortages due to Ebola

    Liberia doctors strike, U.N. warns of food shortages due to Ebola

    By James Harding Giahyue MONROVIA (Reuters) - Scores of healthcare workers at Liberia's main hospital have gone on strike over unpaid wages, complicating the fight against the world's worst Ebola epidemic that the U.S. As well as the quickly mounting…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 2:09pm -
  • new'Grave concerns' over food shortages in Ebola-hit nations: UN

    'Grave concerns' over food shortages in Ebola-hit nations: UN

    The United Nations warned on Tuesday of "grave food security concerns" in the west African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak as the deadly epidemic caused labour shortages and disrupted cross-border trade.
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:44am -
  • newEbola threatens food security in West Africa - FAO

    Ebola threatens food security in West Africa - FAO

    The world's worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would intensify in coming months. The FAO issued a special al…
    - 10 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:04am -
  • newExelixis to cut jobs after prostate cancer drug fails late-stage study
    (Reuters) - Cancer drug developer Exelixis Inc said on Monday it would cut about 70 percent of its workforce after its experimental prostate cancer drug cabozantinib failed a late-stage study. The drug did not show a statistically significant increas…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:32pm -
  • newPoor response to Ebola causing needless deaths – World Bank head

    Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths – World Bank head

    By Daniel Flynn and Tim Cocks DAKAR/LAGOS (Reuters) - The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:19pm -
  • newUS eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

    US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

    CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:17pm -
  • Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest

    Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest

    By Michael Roddy VENICE (Reuters) - A film portraying New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-like and food contains impurities has caused a stir at the Venice Film Festival for its switch from light romance to painfu…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:32pm -
  • Denmark's Novo Nordisk launches Ryzodeg in Mexico

    Denmark's Novo Nordisk launches Ryzodeg in Mexico

    Novo Nordisk has launched its type 2 diabetes treatment Ryzodeg in Mexico, a combination drug that could reap the company billions in revenues in years to come. Ryzodeg combines insulin degludec, which Novo Nordisk calls Tresiba, and insulin aspart.…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:08pm -
  • WFP says it needs $70 million to feed 1.3 million people in Ebola quarantine

    WFP says it needs $70 million to feed 1.3 million people in Ebola quarantine

    The World Food Programme needs to raise $70 million (42.16 million pounds) to feed 1.3 million people at risk from shortages in Ebola-quarantined areas in West Africa, with the agency's resources already stretched by several major humanitarian crises…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:06pm -
  • McDonald's says 12 Russian branches temporarily closed

    McDonald's says 12 Russian branches temporarily closed

    McDonald's said on Friday that a total of 12 of its branches in Russia had been temporarily closed over the state food safety regulator's allegations of sanitary violations.
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:36am -
  • U.S. startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking
    By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For a growing U.S. Food and Drug Administration for mobile applications that monitor patients from home, a step forward for a nascent digital health industry that has pressed for more clarity from the agenc…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 11:26pm -
  • Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

    Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

    Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 10:23pm -
  • World Food Programme boosts operations to Ebola-hit W.Africa

    World Food Programme boosts operations to Ebola-hit W.Africa

    The World Food Programme is planning to boost its emergency aid in the west of Africa, saying the region faces a "tsunami" of need caused by the Ebola outbreak.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 6:51pm -
  • Moscow courts back closure of three McDonald's branches

    Moscow courts back closure of three McDonald's branches

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian courts on Wednesday backed the temporary closure of three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for breaches of sanitary rules, amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine, while the state food safety watchdog suspended work at a…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:26pm -
  • India asks Pepsi to cut down sugar in sodas

    India asks Pepsi to cut down sugar in sodas

    India has asked US soft drinks giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content of its sodas as the country battles growing levels of obesity and diabetes.
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:47am -
  • Fonterra sees scope for more China partnerships
    New Zealand's Fonterra may consider additional partnerships with Chinese dairy companies in the future, but not those involved in the infant formula market, Chief Executive Theo Spierings told Reuters on Wednesday. Spierings was speaking after Fonter…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:21am -
  • Russian food safety regulator shuts fifth McDonald's restaurant

    Russian food safety regulator shuts fifth McDonald's restaurant

    Russia's food safety watchdog has ordered the temporary closure of one of McDonald's restaurants in Yekaterinburg in the Urals region, the fifth such closure in recent weeks, the fast food chain said on Tuesday. The restaurant was closed as a result…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:14am -
  • China police seize 30,000 tonnes of tainted chicken feet
    Chinese police have seized over 30,000 tonnes of tainted chicken feet, common on restaurant menus in China, in the latest food scandal to hit the country. Authorities have detained 38 people involved in the sale of the chicken feet in provinces inclu…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:46am -
  • Russia orders temporary closure of one more McDonald's restaurant

    Russia orders temporary closure of one more McDonald's restaurant

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian food safety watchdog said on Monday it had ordered the temporary closure of one McDonald's restaurant in the southern Stavropol region over sanitary violations. The regulator, known in Russian as Rospotrebnadzor, said that…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:39pm -
  • Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

    Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

    By Ben Hirschler and Caroline Copley LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. Roche's efforts to produce successful non-cancer drugs from its own labs have been mixed, with setbacks in recent years for experimental drugs agai…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:50am -

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  • What is really in your orange juice

    What is really in your orange juice

    I was clueless about the orange juice that I once drank — as well as my other favorites, including grapefruit, apple and cranberry. In all likelihood, you are too.
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • 3 Healthy recipes that hydrate your body

    3 Healthy recipes that hydrate your body

    Hydration is important because our bodies are primarily made of water. When temperatures heat up, we need to increase our water intake. Drinking plain water is great! However, we can also incorporate water-dense foods into our daily meals and snacks…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Salsa recipes that add more fruit to your diet

    Salsa recipes that add more fruit to your diet

    Making salsa with fruit is a fun alternative to traditional salsa, and is a great way to add more fruit to your diet.
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • 5 “Healthy” foods that can hurt your gut

    5 “Healthy” foods that can hurt your gut

    While the following five foods have been aggressively marketed as "healthy," eating them every day can negatively affect your gut health. You may feel the side effects of eating these foods as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel sy…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • Food recall: Certain almond and peanut butters may have salmonella

    Food recall: Certain almond and peanut butters may have salmonella

    A variety of almond and peanut butters have been recalled.
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 4:48pm -
  • Is wine a superfood? Kind of, thanks to this new berry

    Is wine a superfood? Kind of, thanks to this new berry

    The buffaloberry is making waves in the worlds of both nutrition and, wait for it, wine production.
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 3:30pm -
  • Whole Foods announces another meat recall

    Whole Foods announces another meat recall

    Ground beef and chicken nuggets sold at Whole Foods have been recalled.
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 8:10pm -
  • App that helps you map the nearest green juice bar

    App that helps you map the nearest green juice bar

    The GreenHopping app, which is available on both Android and iOS devices, uses GPS coordinates to help consumers locate delicious and healthy food right in their neighborhoods. Planning a girls night? Use the app to find a vegan restaurant with tasty…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 5:30pm -
  • There's something else in your coffee and it's not cream or sugar

    There's something else in your coffee and it's not cream or sugar

    What's worse than a coffee shortage, is that filler ingredients may be in your coffee as a result of that shortage. Phony coffee? Kinda.
    - 22 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 1:44am -
  • Is watermelon water the new coconut water?

    Is watermelon water the new coconut water?

    When the coconut water craze hit, I was pumped to have a new beverage to hydrate with — you know, until I tasted it. Sure, coconut water has fewer calories, less sodium and oodles more potassium than most of the sports drinks we hoover during our w…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • One Direction's Liam Payne teaches tweens about fat-shaming

    One Direction's Liam Payne teaches tweens about fat-shaming

    The One Direction singer gained a few pounds. It happens to everybody, and his weight is still perfectly normal. But the Twitterverse did what the Twitterverse does when celebrities gain a little weight, and began hurling insults Liam's way after see…
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • Juicing for the first time: 3 Recipes for beginners

    Juicing for the first time: 3 Recipes for beginners

    Juicing is trendy; however, it is also a great way to increase your daily consumption of fruits and vegetables. As a registered dietitian, I recommend fresh juice in addition to a well-balanced diet. For example, fresh juice can be an energizing afte…
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Healthy recipes that detox your body

    Healthy recipes that detox your body

    Summer means sunshine, vacations, BBQs and possibly overindulging with too many summer treats. Before the holiday season arrives, nourish your body with these seasonal detox foods.
    - 32 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • Are fewer veggies and short jogs all you need to live longer?

    Are fewer veggies and short jogs all you need to live longer?

    Running and eating well seem to go hand in hand when it comes to living longer — recent studies shed more light on healthy living.
    - 33 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:20pm -
  • 10 Foods that make you feel full longer

    10 Foods that make you feel full longer

    Trying to lose weight can be challenging because you always feel hungry when you are subsisting on salads, shakes and yogurt.
    - 35 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:50pm -
  • New grocery store pioneers a healthier way to shop

    New grocery store pioneers a healthier way to shop

    It's the eternal snack question: Why so much bag for so few chips, food companies? There's nothing like opening up a new bag of chips only to find that half the bag is air. And it's not just chips that have this problem. In fact, many would argue tha…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • Kitty litter clay cleanses: Newest fad diet supplement

    Kitty litter clay cleanses: Newest fad diet supplement

    Bentonite clay rocketed to fame when starlet Shailene Woodley said she eats it to detox her body. But she's not the first one to try clay as a dietary supplement. It's been marketed as a detoxifier, a face mask, a constipation aid, an immune system b…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:30pm -