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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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  • newThe "Leningrad Blockade Diet" Works — Because It's Starvation - BuzzFeed News

    The "Leningrad Blockade Diet" Works — Because It's Starvation - BuzzFeed News

    BuzzFeed NewsThe "Leningrad Blockade Diet" Works — Because It's StarvationBuzzFeed NewsThe “Leningrad Blockade Diet” Works — Because It's Starvation. “I wish you the same strength of will and spirit that the residents of blockaded Leningrad…
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:17pm -
  • newNewMeMD: Dramatic weightloss with the HCG diet - FOX10 News
    NewMeMD: Dramatic weightloss with the HCG dietFOX10 NewsCan I exercise while on the HCG diet? If you are not an avid exerciser at the time of starting HCG, you should avoid any strenuous activity while on the HCG due to the low caloric intact during…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:12pm -
  • Blood-pressure DASH diet named best overall for fifth year - Duluth News Tribune
    Blood-pressure DASH diet named best overall for fifth yearDuluth News TribuneNEW YORK — The DASH diet, rich in vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy, has been named the best overall diet for the fifth consecutive year, outpacing Weight Watcher…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 2:01pm -
  • Defending My Daughter's Special Diet - Yahoo Parenting

    Defending My Daughter's Special Diet - Yahoo Parenting

    Yahoo ParentingDefending My Daughter's Special DietYahoo ParentingI dropped my daughter off at her friend's birthday party and before I left, handed the friend's mom a gluten-free cupcake. “Thanks so much for the invite!” I said. “My daughter's…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:02am -
  • Modern thoughts on the Paleo diet - STLtoday.com
    Modern thoughts on the Paleo dietSTLtoday.comThe Paleo diet is no exception. The theory behind Paleo is that humans are best adapted to the diet that Paleolithic man ate 10,000 or more years ago, which was high in meat, with relatively large amounts…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:01am -
  • Woman loses more than 100 pounds on 'selfie diet' - fox13now.com

    Woman loses more than 100 pounds on 'selfie diet' - fox13now.com

    fox13now.comWoman loses more than 100 pounds on 'selfie diet'fox13now.com“I've always had trouble controlling my diet and have been immensely overweight since I was 18 years old,” she told CEN. “After I had my children almost seven years ago, I…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 10:08pm -
  • 'Souping' Diet Disciples Say It Helps Kick-Start a Healthy Lifestyle - ABC News

    'Souping' Diet Disciples Say It Helps Kick-Start a Healthy Lifestyle - ABC News

    ABC News'Souping' Diet Disciples Say It Helps Kick-Start a Healthy LifestyleABC News'Souping' Diet Disciples Say It Helps Kick-Start a Healthy Lifestyle. More. Practitioners of the new trend claim a soup diet promotes a high-fiber, heart-friendly die…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:13pm -

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  • John McQuaid: The Weird Biology of Chili Peppers, and Why They Really Are Good for You
    Capsaicin's positive effects are modest. But they are real. All of this is to say, the obsession with chili pepper heat may be a fad. Or a form of masochism. But it may also reflect -- for once -- popular taste and nutrition in a happy alliance.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 3:41pm -
  • Stefanos N. Kales: Back to the Future: Capitalizing on the Traditional Greek Diet is a Key Part of Solving the Crisis for Greeks
    The evidence of the international scientific community is compelling in favor of the Greek Mediterranean Diet, and the market is in love with anything Greek, while at the same time Greece is in such a tough situation. Read more: Greek Di…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:31pm -
  • Ornish Living: Enjoy Soy: Plant Protein Complete With All 9 Essential Amino Acids
    Here is a brief but in-depth overview of the current research on soy and health. We conclude that moderate amounts of soy, primarily whole, minimally-processed or fermented soy foods are safe and can be a valuable part of a low-fat, vegetarian diet.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:56pm -
  • Elena Paravantes RD: The Mediterranean Diet Manifesto
    One of the diets that has stood the test of time, has been followed by real people and has the research to support it, is the Mediterranean diet. A non-restricting diet associated with numerous health benefits. And while it is a specific way of eatin…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 5:23pm -
  • Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.: Dare to Be 100: Fat, Carbs, Calories
    These three items were the centerpiece of my early science life. I wrote my honors thesis at Williams College about arteriosclerosis which at that tim... Read more: Fat, Carbohydrate, Calories, Weight Change, Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 1:15pm -
  • Darren Hardy: Do You Have a Fat Head?
    North America has a serious obesity problem (have you noticed?). Two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight, and a full one-third are deemed medically... Read more: Darren Hardy, Success, Mentoring, Diet, The Information Diet, Obesity, P…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:52pm -
  • Gina Keatley: Tasty Techniques: How Cooking May Help Cure Obesity
    With more cookbooks, television shows and stores dedicated exclusively to the culinary arts than ever before, you would think that we are a nation of ... Read more: Cooking, Health, Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living Body, Gina K…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:56am -
  • 7 Surprisingly Effective Ways To Lose Weight
    It doesn't matter if you're a half-marathon runner or a couch potato looking for a lifestyle change -- most of us have told ourselves something simila... Read more: Weight Loss, Healthy Weight Loss, Personal Health, Weight Loss Strategie…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 8:00am -
  • Dr. Susan Albers: What Happens Next? When Your New Year's Diet Isn't Working
    The good news is that you can optimize your basic nature. In addition to genetics, certain attitudes and lifestyle behaviors also contribute to you finding and settling at your healthy weight. Read more: Mindful Eating, Eating Mindfully,…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 2:32pm -
  • Alan Christianson: Results vs. Ideas
    Next time you hear competing health claims, don't even worry about who the expert is or how good the opposing arguments are. Start by figuring out which is an idea and which is a result, and you'll know which you should pay attention to and which you…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:29pm -
  • How To Drop Pounds By Resetting Your Eating Clock
    Could losing weight really be as simple as shifting the hours we eat? While it’s too early to say if it’s true for humans, new research from the S... Read more: Eating Internal Clock, Fifty, post50, Aarp, Life Reimagined, Weight Loss…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 7:11am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: What's What in Nutrition? What's on First
    The only measures of energy balance I apply to myself are: Do my clothes fit? Can I do the same number of chin-ups and pull-ups as yesterday? I don't care how many calories I ate yesterday, and it doesn't matter if my elliptical erred high, low, or w…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 3:08pm -
  • Johanna Bond: Show Respect for Food Choices
    Let's start to respect one another's choices regarding food.Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, diabetic, celiac disease, heart-healthy, Crohn's ... Read more: Food, Health, Allergies, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Diet, Re…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 1:35pm -
  • Melanie Young: Forget 'Diet' -- Instead, 'Edit'
    I am not a fan of the the words "detox" or "diet." I also don't believe in giving up what brings me pleasure to be healthy. Pleasure is healthy. Why give it up? We should have more, not less, in our lives. Read more: Diet, Exercise, Heal…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:47pm -
  • The Dramatic Way Your Partner's Habits Impact Your Own Health
    Husbands and wives, listen up. If you want your spouse to hit the gym, shed a few pounds or quit smoking, prodding and shaming just won't do. Rather, ... Read more: Couples Get Healthy Together, Couples Fitness, University College London…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 11:57am -
  • Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW: 6 Research-Based Ways to Stop Food Cravings before You Binge
    If you find yourself developing a pattern of giving in to your food cravings and repeatedly using emotional eating as a coping strategy -- and most especially if you do so without realizing you are doing it -- beware. You'll benefit from developing n…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 11:26am -
  • Gina Keatley: Simmer -- Almost at your Boiling Point: A Weight-Loss Primer
    Having ups and downs is part of the path to wellness and it's okay to get frustrated once in a while. Read more: Wellness, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Tips, Gina Keatley, Frustration, Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Diet, Diet and Nutrit…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 9:08am -
  • 12 Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Easy
    Genius: Use an avocado instead of mayonnaise for your tuna salad. Read more: Healthy Eating, Diet, Healthy Eating Swaps, Healthy Recipes, Avocado Recipes, How to Eat Healthier, How to Cut Calories, How to Lose Weight, Hplifestyle, Diet a…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 8:22am -
  • Alan Christianson: Beans: Calming the Fears
    Despite these clearly-documented benefits, many are concerned about beans. These concerns stem mostly from ideas set forth by the paleo community. Read more: Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living, Health, Beans, Diet, Diet and Nutri…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 6:52pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Smoking Cessation Without Weight Gain
    If you don't quit smoking, smoking will quit you. The tobacco addiction is hard to overcome but you can change your way and become addicted to life, fresh air, and deep breathing. Read more: Margaret Marshall, Smoking, Quit Smoking, Smok…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 1:13pm -
  • Ornish Living: 5 Successful and Sustainable 2015 Resolutions
    Notice the values that have driven you in the past and be aware of what you most value now. There are a vast number of reasons and rewards for adhering to a plant-based approach, but it's most important that the choice personally resonates for you.…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 11:31am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: To Diet Or Not to Diet? Of Tests, Trees, and Forest
    If you are shopping for a diet, the annual guidance offered by U.S. News & World Report is quite robust. But it, too, leaves a potentially important question unaddressed: should you really be shopping for a diet in the first place? Read…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 5:17pm -

Huffington Post (Diet & Nutrition)

  • new5 Smart Ways To Use Almonds
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDIn a previous post I listed almonds as one of six foods I eat every day. I adore them, and aside from being delicious an... Read more: Almonds, Healthy Almond Recipes, Almonds Healthy, Almonds Health, Diet and…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:14am -
  • newAmy Pleimling: 5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthier
    Kids of all ages can learn healthy eating habits and it is never too late to get started. Check out my top five ways to get your kids eating healthier. You may find the information relevant for you as well. Read more: Kids, Healthy Livin…
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:01pm -
  • newDr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. : 4 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellness
    Many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not suffer from depression. Read more: Depression, Emotional Wellness, Wellness, Wellbeing, Me…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:27pm -
  • newGregg McBride: Have You Ever Been Pissed Off at a Green Bean?
    Confession time... There are some days when something as simple as a green bean can really piss me off.Sure, I'm committed to healthy eating -... Read more: Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, Green Beans, Nutrition, Gregg Mcbride, Diet,…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:55pm -
  • newFoodbeast: Here Is Every Ingredient In Your Favorite Fast Food French Fries
    What the hell is everyone else feeding us? Read more: Five Guys, In-N-Out Burger, French Fries, Nutrition, Mystery Ingredients, Food for Thought, Taste News
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • Drew Ramsey, M.D.: Here's How You Defeat the Winter Blues
    Winter is a misunderstood season. The holiday frenzy and new year often obscure the best winter has to offer -- a season of inward reflection, comfort foods and lots of sleep. Adjusting with the seasons is essential to functioning your best, but wint…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:13pm -
  • Celia Kaye: Knowledge vs. Understanding in the World of Gluten
    The natural reaction to "is that gluten-free?" is generally to look at the ingredients, not to think beyond the box about how it's cooked or where the food is manufactured/grown. Read more: Celiac Disease, Contact Dermatitis, Allergies,…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:11am -
  • What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch
    We asked six pros what's on their plates. Surprise: It's not kale salad!By Lynn Andriani@media only screen and (min-width : 500px)... Read more: Own-Empower, Own-Eating, Clean Eating, Healthy Recipes, Cooking How-To, Home Cooki…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 6:22pm -
  • John McQuaid: The Weird Biology of Chili Peppers, and Why They Really Are Good for You
    Capsaicin's positive effects are modest. But they are real. All of this is to say, the obsession with chili pepper heat may be a fad. Or a form of masochism. But it may also reflect -- for once -- popular taste and nutrition in a happy alliance.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 3:41pm -
  • Stefanos N. Kales: Back to the Future: Capitalizing on the Traditional Greek Diet is a Key Part of Solving the Crisis for Greeks
    The evidence of the international scientific community is compelling in favor of the Greek Mediterranean Diet, and the market is in love with anything Greek, while at the same time Greece is in such a tough situation. Read more: Greek Di…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:31pm -
  • Ornish Living: Enjoy Soy: Plant Protein Complete With All 9 Essential Amino Acids
    Here is a brief but in-depth overview of the current research on soy and health. We conclude that moderate amounts of soy, primarily whole, minimally-processed or fermented soy foods are safe and can be a valuable part of a low-fat, vegetarian diet.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:56pm -
  • Joel Kahn MD: Just Beet It: Nature's 'Farmacy'
    For most of us, our daily choices for nutrition have veered so far from the farm that a connection between nature and health seem distant. Until 60 ye... Read more: Heart Disease, Heart Health, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Vegetables,…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:47pm -
  • Dan Glickman: 2015 Means New FDA Calorie Labeling on Menus
    Readily available calorie information is crucial for consumers to be able to make informed food choices throughout the day as they get their food from a variety of venues. Our nation is facing rising rates of obesity and chronic disease that continue…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:09pm -
  • Kristin Wartman: Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Wages Class War in New Ads
    If McDonald's really cares about the average American, as it purports to in its ads, how about some real transparency that makes it so "every-man" has more information about what he (or she) is eating? Read more: McDonald's, McDonald's N…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 8:29pm -
  • 8 Things You Should Never Say To Yourself About Food
    By Janet Helm for U.S. NewsSometimes we're our own worst enemy when it comes to food. Those little things that we say to ourselves before or after... Read more: US News, Diet and Nutrition, Food Judgments, Food Judgment, Self-Judgment,…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 9:22am -
  • Eva M. Clayton: An Open Letter to President Obama: For Our Children
    I am as committed as ever to see these goals manifest both at home and abroad, but I need you to do all that you can to work with Congress to reauthorize and strengthen The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act. Again, thank you for your steadf…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 3:14pm -
  • Elena Paravantes RD: The Mediterranean Diet Manifesto
    One of the diets that has stood the test of time, has been followed by real people and has the research to support it, is the Mediterranean diet. A non-restricting diet associated with numerous health benefits. And while it is a specific way of eatin…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 5:23pm -
  • William Lambers: The Forgotten Wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq
    There is a terrifying enemy threatening civilians in war-torn Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. This is another foe besides the Taliban, Al Qaeda, the Syrian regime or ISIS. It's a silent menace that may yet be the most powerful. Read more: P…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 1:56pm -
  • Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.: Dare to Be 100: Fat, Carbs, Calories
    These three items were the centerpiece of my early science life. I wrote my honors thesis at Williams College about arteriosclerosis which at that tim... Read more: Fat, Carbohydrate, Calories, Weight Change, Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 1:15pm -
  • Darren Hardy: Do You Have a Fat Head?
    North America has a serious obesity problem (have you noticed?). Two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight, and a full one-third are deemed medically... Read more: Darren Hardy, Success, Mentoring, Diet, The Information Diet, Obesity, P…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:52pm -
  • Gaia Paradiso: The Future of Food: How to Feed 9 Billion People?
    The scarcity of healthy options in low-income neighborhoods in developed countries and the decreased purchasing power make people opt for a unhealthy and cheap processed foods rather than seasonal and local fruit and vegetables. Read mo…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:36am -
  • Gina Keatley: Tasty Techniques: How Cooking May Help Cure Obesity
    With more cookbooks, television shows and stores dedicated exclusively to the culinary arts than ever before, you would think that we are a nation of ... Read more: Cooking, Health, Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living Body, Gina K…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:56am -
  • David Waters: Eliminate the Choice Between Food or Medicine
    Hi-tech medical treatment can be complicated and costly, especially for those with life-threatening illnesses. But sometimes things that should be simple and affordable, like food, can have the greatest impact on health care costs. Read…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:45am -
  • 7 Surprisingly Effective Ways To Lose Weight
    It doesn't matter if you're a half-marathon runner or a couch potato looking for a lifestyle change -- most of us have told ourselves something simila... Read more: Weight Loss, Healthy Weight Loss, Personal Health, Weight Loss Strategie…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 8:00am -
  • Dr. Susan Albers: What Happens Next? When Your New Year's Diet Isn't Working
    The good news is that you can optimize your basic nature. In addition to genetics, certain attitudes and lifestyle behaviors also contribute to you finding and settling at your healthy weight. Read more: Mindful Eating, Eating Mindfully,…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 2:32pm -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • newGregg McBride: Have You Ever Been Pissed Off at a Green Bean?
    Confession time... There are some days when something as simple as a green bean can really piss me off.Sure, I'm committed to healthy eating -... Read more: Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, Green Beans, Nutrition, Gregg Mcbride, Diet,…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:55pm -
  • newFoodbeast: Here Is Every Ingredient In Your Favorite Fast Food French Fries
    What the hell is everyone else feeding us? Read more: Five Guys, In-N-Out Burger, French Fries, Nutrition, Mystery Ingredients, Food for Thought, Taste News
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch
    We asked six pros what's on their plates. Surprise: It's not kale salad!By Lynn Andriani@media only screen and (min-width : 500px)... Read more: Own-Empower, Own-Eating, Clean Eating, Healthy Recipes, Cooking How-To, Home Cooki…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 6:22pm -

Huffington Post (Nutrition Facts)

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

    Kristin Wartman:  Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

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

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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

  • Diabetes Month
    November is American Diabetes Month, so I thought it was a good time to talk about the disease.Stats7.8% of the population (23.6 million) people have diabetesHispanic/Latino Americans are 1.8 times more likely to have diabetes than whitesAfrican A...
    - 71 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Are Food Labels Accurate?
    Numerous studies show that when someone tracks their calories they lose more weight, and some estimate that you can even lose twice as much weight if you track.
    - 10 Jul 13, 7:00am -
  • Fertility Diet: For MEN
    All of you women out there know how important it is to eat a healthy diet while trying to become pregnant (and of course once you are pregnant, too!). But did you know that the diet and other lifestyle choices of your man can also affect fertilit...
    - 23 Apr 13, 7:00am -
  • Book Review: 1000 Low Calorie Recipes
    Jackie Newgent is an amazing dietitian, chef and friend, but that is not why I adore her new book, 1000 Low-Calorie Recipes. This is a gem of a cookbook. Not only is it loaded with healthy recipes, everything I’ve made from pizza to salad dress...
    - 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 -

Tippy Toe Diet

  • FUNctional Fitness

    FUNctional Fitness

    I’ve started the new year totally disorganized and unfocused in most areas of my life (blogging and housework being the most visible), but I’ve kept the exercise habit up quite nicely. After 7 years, my need to exercise is almost … Continue rea…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:23am -
  • An Above-Average Start to the Year

    An Above-Average Start to the Year

    This is my first post of 2015, and I’ll start out by wishing you all a very Happy New Year! I hope you have sufficiently recovered from all the year-end/new year festivities. If you’re like me, you were more than … Continue reading →An Above-…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 2:23am -
  • Mid-Holiday Check-in

    Mid-Holiday Check-in

    Well, I managed to miss blogging before the Christmas break and didn’t get to wish you all a Merry Christmas. I feel really bad about that, but I hope you managed to struggle through anyway. With this being our first … Continue reading →Mid-Hol…
    - 30 days ago, 29 Dec 14, 5:12am -
  • Bouncing Back, Sort Of

    Bouncing Back, Sort Of

    Remember that cold I mentioned a while back? I’m pretty sure it was more than that. Maybe one of the flu strains. Maybe diptheria or malaria or typhoid. Whatever it was, it kicked my fanny quite nicely. But I’m back, … Continue reading →Bounc…
    - 42 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:17am -
  • Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home

    After what seems like months of traveling, I am at home for the near future. Unless, of course, I get called to cover someone else’s training appointments. My travels came to an end with a bang. My parents and I … Continue reading →Home Sweet H…
    - 56 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 12:36am -
  • Balance In All Things, Including Peanut Butter

    Balance In All Things, Including Peanut Butter

    I can’t let National Peanut Butter Lovers Month pass without paying homage to a dietary favorite. I was going to write a poem, but someone else already beat me to it. A wee excerpt: Oh, sweet legume that grows beneath … Continue reading →Balanc…
    - 70 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 5:09pm -
  • Footloose…and Not

    Footloose…and Not

    - 79 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 9:16pm -

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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • newSugary drinks linked to earlier onset of menstrual periods
    Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, according to new research. The findings are important not only because of the growing problem of childhood obesity in a number of develope…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:22am -
  • newThat's using your head: Brain regulates fat metabolism, potentially stopping disease
    Atherosclerosis -- hardening and narrowing of the arteries -- can be caused by fat build up that causes plaque deposits, and is one of the main causes of cardiovascular disease. Now a researcher has shown a link between how the brain can regulate fat…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:25pm -
  • newWeb surfing to weigh up bariatric surgery options
    Obese people considering weight-reducing surgery are only topped by pregnant women when it comes to how often they turn to the Internet for health advice. While most use it to read up on relevant procedures and experiences, some patients actually cho…
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  • High blood calcium levels linked with increased risk of premature death in dialysis patients
    Both low and high blood calcium levels, as well as high phosphorus levels, have been found to be linked with an increased risk of dying prematurely in dialysis patients, regardless of the type of dialysis, experts say. The findings address a pending…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:38am -
  • New links between obesity, cardiovascular disease found
    Novel methods have been applied in a recent study to detect binding of fatty acids to CD36 and their effect on internalization of oxidized LDL.
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:32pm -
  • Strong association between menopausal symptoms, bone health
    Women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers with no menopausal symptoms, a new study finds.
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:28pm -
  • Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage
    The benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure, new findings from research in the Seychelles suggests. In fact, the new study suggests that the nutrients found in fish have properties th…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 7:48pm -
  • Oranges versus orange juice: Which one might be better for your health?
    Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice. But now scientists report that the picture is not clear-cut. Although juice is indeed high in sugar, the scientists found that certain…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:33pm -
  • Iodine deficiency in pregnant women impairs embryonic brain development
    Pregnant women sometimes suffer from an iodine deficiency. This may have a negative impact on the development of their unborn child's brain, research shows. "This leads to the conclusion that women need to take higher quantities of iodine if they are…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 1:58pm -
  • A fatty acid used to decode weight control
    A new study uses a data-driven approach to jointly analyze the lipidome, gene expression and phenotype from 135 obese women who took part in one of the most comprehensive dietary programs worldwide. The trial induced weight loss through an 8-week low…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 7:23pm -
  • Folic acid saves 1,300 babies each year from serious birth defects of brain, spine
    Fortifying grain foods with the B vitamin folic acid has saved about 1,300 babies every year from serious birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects. All women capable of having a baby should take a multivitamin containing foli…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 6:48pm -
  • Potassium salts aid bone health, limit osteoporosis risk, new research finds
    The potassium salts (bicarbonate and citrate) plentiful in fruit and vegetables, play an important part in improving bone health, researchers have found. For the first time, the results also showed that these potassium salts reduce bone resorption, t…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 4:53pm -
  • Total milk intake dropped by nearly half when chocolate milk removed from Canadian school program
    A new study is the first to investigate impacts of milk choice in Canadian elementary schools. Current policies in many schools have led to the removal of flavored milk because of the amount of added sugar. However, this research shows that when flav…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 2:10pm -
  • High vitamin D levels increase survival of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
    Clinical trial patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who had high levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream prior to treatment with chemotherapy and targeted drugs, survived longer, on average, than patients with lower levels of the vitamin, rese…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 4:11pm -
  • Cocaine antidote closer than ever
    New insight has been gained into the mechanism behind a protein dopamine transporter that could help in the development of future medical treatment against cocaine addiction.
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 2:05pm -
  • GMOs with health benefits have a large market potential
    Genetically modified crops with an increased vitamin and/or mineral content have large potential to improve public health, but their availability for consumers is still hampered, as a result of the negative public opinion. Research has demonstrated t…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 2:04pm -
  • Little or no benefit from nutrient additions to vitamin waters and energy drinks
    The nutritional benefits of novel beverages (vitamin waters, energy drinks, and novel juices) sold in Canadian supermarkets have been assessed by scientists how reviewed their micronutrient compositions. Findings suggest little to no nutrient additio…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 2:32pm -
  • More sun means fewer children, grandchildren, Norwegian study finds
    A new study shows that increased UV radiation can have an effect on human fertility over generations. On average, the lifespan of children born in years that had a great deal of solar activity was 5.2 years shorter than other children. Children who w…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jan 15, 9:55am -
  • An avocado a day may help keep bad cholesterol at bay
    Individuals on a moderate-fat diet who ate an avocado every day had lower bad cholesterol than those on a similar diet without an avocado a day or on a lower-fat diet, researchers report.
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 1:48am -
  • Nutrient sensor in key growth-regulating metabolic pathway identified
    For the first time, scientists have identified a protein that appears to be a nutrient sensor for the key growth-regulating mTORC1 metabolic pathway.
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 6:13pm -
  • Added benefit of sucroferric oxyhydroxide is not proven
    Experts report that patients were not treated in compliance with the approval in two studies presented, which resulted in under- or overdosing, and therefore denoted that the study data were unsuitable. Sucroferric oxyhydroxide (trade name Velphoro)…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 3:14pm -
  • Targeting fatty acids may be treatment strategy for arthritis, leukemia
    Enzymes linked to diabetes and obesity appear to play key roles in arthritis and leukemia, potentially opening up new avenues for treating these diverse diseases, according to researchers.
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jan 15, 10:13pm -
  • Poor vitamin D status linked to longer respiratory support in ICU patients, study finds
    Vitamin D status may influence the duration of respiratory support needed for surgical intensive care patients, according to a new cohort study. The study demonstrated that plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) levels on admission to the surgical ICU we…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Diabetes debate: Triglycerides form in liver despite insulin resistance
    Solving one of the great mysteries of type 2 diabetes, a team of researchers found that triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood and liver, are produced in the liver independent of insulin action in the liver.
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jan 15, 11:24pm -
  • Vitamin B may counter negative effect of pesticide on fertility
    Women who have adequate levels of B vitamins in their bodies are more likely to get and stay pregnant even when they also have high levels of a common pesticide known to have detrimental reproductive effects, according to new research.
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jan 15, 7:17pm -
  • Epigenomics analysis reveals surprising new clues to insulin resistance
    In studying the cellular structure and function of insulin, a research team has uncovered previously unknown steps in the development of insulin resistance. Previous investigations of insulin resistance have focused almost exclusively on proteins and…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jan 15, 4:25pm -
  • Defying textbook science, study finds new role for proteins
    Results from a new study defy textbook science, showing for the first time that the building blocks of a protein, called amino acids, can be assembled without blueprints – DNA and an intermediate template called messenger RNA (mRNA). A team of rese…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jan 15, 7:23pm -
  • Molecular mechanism behind health benefits of dietary restriction identified
    A key molecular mechanism behind the health benefits of dietary restriction has been identified by researchers. Also known as calorie restriction, dietary restriction is best known for its ability to slow aging in laboratory animals. The findings her…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Dec 14, 5:22pm -
  • Hot flashes linked to increased risk of hip fracture
    Women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers who do not have menopausal symptoms, according to a new study.
    - 41 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:12pm -
  • Extra vitamin E protected older mice from getting common type of pneumonia
    Extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia. The study found that extra vitamin E helped regulate the mice’s immune system. The older mice were fed a diet containing extra amounts of vitamin E, the…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 3:04pm -
  • Link between selenium, cancer: New findings
    Higher levels of selenium are associated with a decreased risk of colorectal cancer, according to new research. The study has also shown that Europe has much lower levels of selenium in the blood of citizens than those living in Canada and USA.
    - 44 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 1:30am -
  • Skipping meals increases children's obesity, cardio metabolic risk
    Children who skip main meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased cardiometabolic risk already at the age of 6 to 8 years, according to a study. A higher consumption of sugary drinks, red meat and low-fat margarine and a lower con…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 1:44pm -
  • Is that Ginkgo biloba supplement really what you think it is?
    A new study has investigated the use of DNA barcoding to test the authenticity of Ginkgo biloba, an herbal dietary supplement sold to consumers that is purported to boost cognitive capacity.
    - 48 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 3:20pm -
  • Boosting chemical by-product of dietary fiber fermentation in gut slims and trims
    Boosting levels of a naturally produced by-product of dietary fiber fermentation in the bowel can help trim the waistline and stave off weight gain, reveals a small study. "The present results support a role specifically for colonic propionate in wei…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 1:46am -
  • Key to vitamin A metabolism found
    Researchers have discovered the mechanism that enables the enzyme Lecithin: retinol acyltransferase to store vitamin A, which is essential for sight. The researchers hope the new information will be used to design small molecule therapies for degener…
    - 49 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 4:43pm -
  • Top-selling eye vitamins found not to match scientific evidence
    With Americans spending billions annually on nutritional supplements, researchers analyzed popular eye vitamins to determine whether their formulations and claims are consistent with scientific findings. They determined that some of the top-selling p…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 6:37pm -
  • Zinc test could help diagnose breast cancer early
    It may be possible to develop a simple blood test that, by detecting changes in the zinc in our bodies, could help to diagnose breast cancer early, scientists say. In a world-first, the researchers were able to show that changes in the isotopic compo…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 5:01pm -
  • Controlling obesity with potato extract
    A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists. The results of their recent study with mice were so surprising that the investigators repeated the experiment just to be…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 4:58pm -
  • Vitamin C may help people who suffer from airway obstruction or respiratory symptoms after exercise
    Vitamin C may reduce bronchoconstriction and respiratory symptoms caused by exercise, according to a study. Physical activity increases oxidative stress, and therefore, as an antioxidant vitamin C might have particularly evident effects on people who…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 12:43pm -
  • Apixaban in DVT, pulmonary embolism: Patients with high BMI benefit considerably
    There is proof of an added benefit of initial treatment with the new drug in a BMI over 28 kg/m2, but not in lower BMI and for long-term prevention, research indicates.
    - 54 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 4:40pm -
  • Stick out your tongue: Tongue appearance and illness
    The tongue can betray signs of illness, which combined with other symptoms such as a cough, fever, presence of jaundice, headache or bowel habits, can help a physician offer a diagnosis. For people in remote areas who do not have ready access to a ph…
    - 54 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 4:39pm -
  • Natural selection is furthering mutations that are making skin paler
    Skin colour varies according to the latitude and, therefore, according to the intensity of incident ultraviolet light: individuals living at low latitudes have darker skin, whereas those living at high latitudes have pale pigmentation. One researcher…
    - 54 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • Vitamin E deficiency linked to greater risk of miscarriage among poor women: Bangladeshi study
    Pregnant women in Bangladesh with low levels of the most common form of vitamin E are nearly twice as likely to have a miscarriage than those with adequate levels of the vitamin in their blood, according to new research.
    - 56 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 1:36pm -
  • Ryanodine receptor: Calcium channel in muscle cells
    Scientists decode the 3-D structure of the calcium channel with unprecedented accuracy. With the help of electron cryo-microscopy and a new technique for detecting electrons, they were able to elucidate the structure of the receptor. The animation sh…
    - 57 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 6:55pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in international study
    Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health -- it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.
    - 57 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 4:11pm -
  • New drug could help reduce dietary phosphorus absorption, pilot study suggests
    The potential of a small-molecule inhibitor of NHE3 to help reduce phosphorus absorption in patients with kidney disease has been demonstrated by two separate studies. Patients with reduced kidney function are unable to maintain normal levels of phos…
    - 57 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 4:06pm -
  • Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent
    Vitamin D supplements can reduce chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency, according to new research. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) includes conditions such…
    - 57 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 1:25pm -
  • New therapeutic strategy for chronic kidney disease
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects at least one in four Americans who are older than 60 and can significantly shorten lifespan. Yet the few available drugs for CKD can only modestly delay the disease’s progress towards kidney failure. Now, a team…
    - 58 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 5:50pm -
  • Warning to bariatric surgery patients: Take your supplements, for eye's sake
    Obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to shed weight should take the supplements prescribed to them to protect their eyes. Taking in too little Vitamin A, in particular, could in some cases actually cause night blindness, dry eyes, corn…
    - 58 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • Proton pump inhibitors decrease diversity in gut microbiome, increase risk for complications
    People who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among their gut bacteria, putting them at increased risk for infections like clostridium difficile and pneumonia, in addition to vitamin deficiencies and bone fractures, a ne…
    - 64 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 12:46pm -
  • New mechanism for misfolded proteins in heart disease identified
    The misfolded proteins implicated in several cardiac diseases could be the result not of a mutated gene, but of mistranslations during the 'editing' process of protein synthesis, researchers report.
    - 65 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 8:26pm -
  • New device reduces scarring in damaged blood vessels
    A new device contains a form of vitamin A that controls inflammatory responses, preventing scar tissue formation and promoting wound healing. The soft, porous, and thin elastic material contains an acid form of vitamin A, called a retinoid, which is…
    - 69 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:18pm -
  • Derivative of vitamin B3 prevents liver cancer in mice
    The first mouse model that faithfully reproduces the steps of human HCC development has been developed by researchers. The results of the study indicate that diets rich in nicotinamide riboside, a derivative of vitamin B3, protect these mice from dev…
    - 69 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:32pm -

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  • newSudanese rebels detain six Bulgarians - Bulgarian foreign ministry
    Six Bulgarians working with the U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) were detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan province, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said. The three-member cre…
    - 9 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:58pm -
  • newIn Russia, crisis deepens slide in living standards for pensioners

    In Russia, crisis deepens slide in living standards for pensioners

    By Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW (Reuters) - For Boris Lisitsyn, Russia's financial crisis means less meat, cheese and sausage - hardships the 86-year-old says won't kill him anytime soon. Russia's pensioners were once seen as "people we just needed to supp…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 6:19am -
  • Dire needs of southern African flood survivors unmet two weeks on
    By Liisa Tuhkanen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two weeks after floods first swept across southern Africa, tens of thousands of people urgently need clean water, food, shelter and medical care, aid agencies said on Friday, as more rain was fo…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 4:34pm -
  • Australian boy, 4, gets 'world first' artificial pancreas

    Australian boy, 4, gets 'world first' artificial pancreas

    A four-year-old Australian boy has been fitted with an artificial pancreas in what researchers said was a world first treatment for managing type 1 diabetes.
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 8:01am -
  • Bisphenol A 'poses no health risk' says EU

    Bisphenol A 'poses no health risk' says EU

    The EU food safety watchdog said Wednesday that bisphenol A, a chemical used in food can linings and other products, poses no health risk to consumers.
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:44pm -
  • Obama calls for major new personalised medicine initiative
    President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday that his administration wants to launch a new push to use personalized genetic information to help treat diseases like cancer and diabetes. Obama urged Congress in his address to…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:05am -
  • Pneumonia raises risk of heart disease, stroke

    Pneumonia raises risk of heart disease, stroke

    People who are hospitalized for pneumonia face a higher risk of heart attack or stroke in the following weeks and months, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday.
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 11:23pm -
  • EU health chief says no clear majority yet for U.S. trade deal

    EU health chief says no clear majority yet for U.S. trade deal

    No clear majority has so far emerged among EU states for a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the United States and both sides need to explain the benefits of such a deal, the EU's health chief said. Chancellor Angela Merkel has urge…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 10:46am -
  • 'Lifestyle' diseases kill 16 mn prematurely

    'Lifestyle' diseases kill 16 mn prematurely

    Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to stop the "slow-moving public health disaster".
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 10:23am -
  • Labour pledges ban on unhealthy children's food

    Labour pledges ban on unhealthy children's food

    The opposition Labour party said on Thursday it would ban unhealthy children's food if they win a national election in May, setting out a hands-on approach to improving public health and reducing the burden on the stretched healthcare system. Ahead o…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 9:18am -
  • US approves new weight-loss device for obese people

    US approves new weight-loss device for obese people

    US regulators on Wednesday approved a new kind of pacemaker-like device that aims to help people lose weight by stimulating a nerve that runs from the brain to the stomach.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 8:32pm -
  • AstraZeneca heart drug boosted by major clinical trial success

    AstraZeneca heart drug boosted by major clinical trial success

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's blood-thinning drug Brilinta cut the risk of death or heart attack in patients with a history of previous attacks, according to a major clinical trial that will boost hopes for the closely watched pro…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 10:15am -
  • Hi-tech trackers will play big role in fitness in 2015 - experts
    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will continue to flock to indoor cycling, interval training, group fitness classes and other calorie-burning activities in 2015, but now hi-tech devices will monitor their every waking - and sleepi…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 2:04pm -
  • Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

    Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

    CHICAGO (AP) — Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests.
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 5:48am -
  • China arrests over 110 people for selling contaminated pork
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has arrested more than 110 people, suspected of selling pork from pigs that died from disease, and confiscated more than 1,000 tonnes of contaminated pork in its latest crackdown on food safety violations. The Ministry of P…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 12:50am -
  • 'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem

    'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem

    Wearable tech can sometimes cut right to the chase: that's the case with "Belty," a smart belt unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show which aims to help people lose weight.
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 11:30pm -
  • Court orders Nevada to say what's in prison food
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A convicted pedophile's complaint about Nevada prison food has the state Supreme Court ordering an accounting of what's in unnamed sack lunches and "chef's choice" dinners given to inmates, and whether the meals are healthful.
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 10:38pm -
  • 5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

    5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine.
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 6:35pm -
  • Ruling puts foie gras back on California menus

    Ruling puts foie gras back on California menus

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California restaurants can once again feature foie gras after a federal judge cut loose the ban on the fatty goose liver's sale in the state.
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 7:11am -
  • Post-traumatic stress doubles diabetes risk in women

    Post-traumatic stress doubles diabetes risk in women

    Women who suffer from post-traumatic stress are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as women not affected by the disorder known as PTSD, a US study said Wednesday.
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 7:50pm -

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  • What 100 calories of your favorite bar drink looks like

    What 100 calories of your favorite bar drink looks like

    Ever asked yourself, "How can I get the most alcohol with the least calories?" Me? I usually gulp down my glass of beer or wine without a second thought, but when you start getting into all those sugary concoctions, things get complicated.
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • What we should really say to a friend calling herself 'fat'
    We've all been there. We are out to dinner with our friend and suddenly she starts talking about her body. Disparaging it. Saying things that break our hearts because we love her so much and hate to hear her call herself "fat." So what's the first th…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 4:10pm -
  • New study shows you can't be obese and healthy
    In recent years, many people have questioned whether it is possible to be obese and healthy. Studies have reportedly shown that if you take a thin person who has never seen the inside of a gym and compare him to an overweight person who has, the pers…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jan 15, 9:21pm -

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