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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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  • Implementing vegetables into your child's diet - WTNH
    Implementing vegetables into your child's dietWTNHDonna Nucci and Kara Gansley stopped by Good Morning Connecticut on Saturday to talk about implementing vegetables into your child's diet. At Pop Weight Loss, they address the eating habits and eating…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Feb 15, 4:01pm -
  • A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads - Los Angeles Times

    A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads - Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles TimesA brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fadsLos Angeles TimesWe've barely dug ourselves out from beneath the pile of new diet books that arrived to kick off the year, and already the "get in shape for summer" diet books ar…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Feb 15, 1:55pm -
  • The 30-day worm and cricket diet - BBC News

    The 30-day worm and cricket diet - BBC News

    BBC NewsThe 30-day worm and cricket dietBBC NewsA US student has just spent 30 days on a "bug diet" - eating insects three times a day. Camren Brantley-Rios says traditional meats such as pork and beef are unsustainable - and he wanted to try out wha…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 12:20am -
  • Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines - WebMD

    Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines - WebMD

    NPR (blog)Surprises in Proposed New Dietary GuidelinesWebMDFeb. 26, 2015 -- Eggs are no longer bad guys. Coffee with those eggs? Go ahead, have a cup, maybe even three. Those are among the latest recommendations an expert advisory panel has made for…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:53pm -
  • What's Ailing You: Gluten-free diets - News 12 Connecticut
    What's Ailing You: Gluten-free dietsNews 12 ConnecticutThis week's What's Ailing You looks at gluten-free diets. Alana Cardillo, of Norwalk, asked about the diet trend and wanted to know if it's best for her fitness. Dr. Andrew Parker says he general…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 12:40am -
  • Mark Teixeira's Performance-Enhancing Diet - Wall Street Journal

    Mark Teixeira's Performance-Enhancing Diet - Wall Street Journal

    Wall Street JournalMark Teixeira's Performance-Enhancing DietWall Street JournalSo the latest cure-all, the latest bid to get back to the 30-home run, 100-RBI plateaus that Teixeira has been chasing since he last reached them in 2011, is diet. This w…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:19pm -
  • Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical Health - Huffington Post
    Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical HealthHuffington PostWe know that food affects the body -- but could it just as powerfully impact the mind? While the role of diet and nutrition in our physical health is undeniable, the…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 5:03pm -

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  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: The New Dietary Guidelines: Outrage and Yawns
    The advisory committee's recommendations inform the government's guidelines, and those affect policies, action and choices. They affect everything from school lunches to SNAP to the food industry, and also the way we personally fill our plate.…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:18am -
  • Melanie Young: Digesting the New Veganomic Guidelines
    As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 4:47pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Minimize the Menopausal Middle
    During menopausal years, many women who have never had a weight problem find themselves gaining weight. In my experience, these women have not been eating well for years. Read more: Margaret Marshall, Menopause, Women, Women's Health, He…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:19am -
  • Dr. Derek Yach: Enough Distractions: Let's Address the Real Causes of Diet-Related Diseases
    Placing the blame on carbohydrates does nothing but add confusion to an environment already saturated with mixed nutrition messages, and distracts us from addressing the real cause of the obesity epidemic: modern-day environments. Read m…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:15am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: We're Fat And Sick And The Broccoli Did It!
    It's no big surprise that someone untrained in research methods would tell us all what the research really means and why the scientists on this committee -- all trained to do research and interpret it -- are just a bunch of hacks. But that the New Yo…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 5:23pm -
  • Penny Love: Lent, Fitness and Sacrifice
    The lesson of Lent for people who don't officially observe Lent is to be willing to change, to be happy in spite of what we do not have, to become aware of our attachments, to be less of a slave to our mind and to learn patience and develop endurance…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 12:11pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)
    The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The New Dietary Guidelines
    Eggs and coffee are in, sugar is out and vegetables will always be good for you, according to a committee of top nutrition experts tasked with advisin... Read more: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Federal Dietary Guidelines, Diet,…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 12:57pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Diet, Dog and Dogma
    Before the committee report is translated into official guidelines, there is a period of public comment.Some of the commentary will be from public health advocates, but much will be from industry. What exact dietary guidelines will emerge from this g…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 4:04pm -
  • MiniTime: Traveling Tips for Families With Special Diet
    To travel simply and easily even on a special diet, you need to feel confident in your ability to locally access what you need; the patience to access the resources available to you for long distance travel; and most importantly a sense of humor to c…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 12:57pm -
  • Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA: Revitalize Your Diet With 8 Simple Food Flips
    It's easy to revitalize your diet with these eight simple FOOD FLIPS. You may have gotten used to eating foods rich in calories, fats and carbohydrate... Read more: FOOD FLIPS, Barbara Ficarra, Healthy Eating, Smart Eating, Nutrition, He…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 3:20pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Distracted Driving, Distracted Eating
    Mind you, I'm as guilty as anyone of eating lunch at my computer. But I do have some rules that I've been able to stick to: We eat a family dinner every day, un-rushed, no electronic distractions allowed, and I limit eating-while-distracted to low ca…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 2:05pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Paleo for a Shrinking Planet?
    While many do, no one can say that a Paleo diet is best for health on the basis of truly robust evidence. But no one can say it isn't, either. Read more: Michael Pollan, Dan Buettner, Blue Zones, Dr. Frank Hu, Michael Moss, Food, Diet, N…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 12:51pm -
  • Celia Kaye: 3 Ways I'm Not the Perfect Gluten-Free Girl
    In my mind, the "perfect" gluten-free girl is unattainable. Now that she's gluten-free, her life is wonderful. She's always cheerful, is in excellent health, and for some reason is always wearing a sports bra and tight workout shorts. Re…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 1:04pm -
  • Jerry Zezima: Food for Thought
    According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 8:01am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Cholesterol, Unscrambled
    Whether adding eggs to your diet will confer benefit, harm, or neither, almost certainly depends on what you are now eating instead of eggs, and what eggs would be displacing. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Diet, Food, Eg…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 1:45pm -
  • Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.: Dare to Be 100: Cholesterol Again and Again
    Like a broken record, tales of cholesterol appear and submerge on an irregular schedule. I have in my files an old cartoon of a patient addressing her... Read more: Diet, Cholesterol, Healthy Living News
    - 13 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 11:22am -
  • Anne Ricci: 5 Of The Easiest Ways To Eat A Little Bit Healthier
    Eating healthy is certainly not about being perfect. Most people tend to get much better results when they start small and make incremental changes to their current diet. Read more: Healthy Diet, Healthy Eating, Diet, Diet and Nutrition,…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Feb 15, 8:43am -
  • Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.: The Truth Behind Your Supplements
    A study will support the benefit of certain supplements in one type of patient but show harm when the same supplements are taken by another group or people with different medical conditions. The key is to know the difference. Read more:…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 5:55pm -
  • Juhea Kim: Healthy Falafel Salad With Roasted Vegetables
    I like to make this healthy falafel salad with warm roasted vegetables for when I need something hearty and comforting. Read more: Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy Eating, Falafel, Salad, Mediterranean, Diet, Taste News
    - 16 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 5:32pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Wellness in the Workplace Is Contagious
    Following these tips will help regardless of your work setting, and wellness will become contagious because people want what others have. You will also find that a wellness attitude follows you home. Read more: Margaret Marshall, Bodymin…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 3:09pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: The Case for a True Health Coalition: Who Hears Whom?
    With the strength of unity, a signal of what we truly do know can rise above the din and discord. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Lifestyle, Culture, Blue Zones, Blue Zones Project, Dan Buettner, Dean Ornish, Diet, Nutriti…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 11:12am -
  • Marcia Liss: Donuts
    ... Read more: Diet, Donuts, Women, Baby Boomers, Fifty, Over Fifty, Calories, Art, Entertainment, Fantasy, Appearance, Healthy Eating, Wishful Thinking, Comedy News
    - 17 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 7:57am -
  • Amy Pleimling: Keep Your Weight-Loss Toolbox Handy
    Remaining positive and getting back on track, in my opinion, is probably the key to being able to maintain a healthy weight over time. Read more: Healthy Living, Diet and Nutrition, Weight Loss, Behavior Change, Diet, Healthy Living New…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 3:58pm -
  • Dr. Anna Sher Simon: Scientific Findings Can Help Get Your Resolutions Back on Track
    Occasional slip-ups do not mean you are incapable of self-control, but rather that you either didn't manage your fuel well or are taking on something too big too soon... also, that you are human. Read more: New Year's Resolutions, Neuros…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 3:20pm -

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  • What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation
    If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and... Read more: Nutrition, Nutritionists, Eating Healthy, Healthy Food, Vegetables, Trav…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 9:49am -
  • William Lambers: Students Think Plumpy'Nut Challenge Can Match Ice Bucket
    We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last summer and its amazing success, raising money for research to cure ALS. What if that same spirit could be used to save children from starvation around the world? Read more: St. Patrick's…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 8:23am -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 7 Ways to Permanently Banish Belly Fat
    Numerous factors contribute to belly fat, but over my decades practicing medicine I've found when patients focus on these seven strategies they normalize insulin, lose that stubborn belly fat, and finally gain abundant health. Read more:…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:09pm -
  • Erin Joy Henry: 7 Ways to Your Dream Body Right Now
    We are all susceptible to negative self-talk, but the quicker we can learn to shift those thoughts back to the positive track the more we will stay on course to truly show up shining for every moment in our lives. Read more: Healthy Livi…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 12:42pm -
  • Dan Glickman: The True Cost of Food Waste
    A new report by the UK Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) projects that reducing food waste by 20 to 50 percent per year by 2030 could save $120 billion to $300 billion annually and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 200 million to 1 billion t…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:04am -
  • Jenn Hand: You Know Everything About Nutrition. So Why Are You Still Overeating?
    Can you find the happy medium between what's "healthy" and what's not? It's important to find your balance in the food realm. You need to allow yourself to eat the "bad" things sometimes and have it be okay. That takes some practice, but giving yours…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:39am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Isaac Newton's Nutrient Supplements
    The transcribed conversation in The Atlantic, starting with that headline, is rather the opposite of measured, taking the measure of prevailing sentiment, and apparently concluding that prevailing faith in nutrient supplements warranted some addition…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:28am -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: Nutrition Panel Urges Americans to Eat Green, Limit Sugar, Drink Coffee and More
    The report by the committee eased certain restrictions (those for cholesterol, total fat, and coffee) and stressed limits for other restrictions (such as those for added sugar and saturated fat). Read more: Dietary Guidelines, Diet and N…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:55am -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: The New Dietary Guidelines: Outrage and Yawns
    The advisory committee's recommendations inform the government's guidelines, and those affect policies, action and choices. They affect everything from school lunches to SNAP to the food industry, and also the way we personally fill our plate.…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:18am -
  • William Lambers: International School Meals Day: From the U.S., Central African Republic to Syria
    On International School Meals Day think of this ultimate goal: That every child in the world should receive food and education. Our generation should be the one that makes this wish for children come true. Read more: School Meals, Child…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:40am -
  • Amy Pleimling: 5-2-1-0 For Healthy Kids -- And You!
    As we are bombarded by diet information and get more confused by nutrition headlines daily, I tend to grab onto the simple, proven basics. Read more: Obesity, Childhood Obesity, Health, Kids, Weight, Nutrition, Childhood Nutrition, Preve…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:36am -
  • Krista Yoder Latortue: Get Your Nutrition Information Here!
    Do you try your best to be healthy and eat nutritious food but find it challenging to sift through the barrage of nutrition information? Do not worry!... Read more: Registered Dietitians, Nutritionist, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Bapt…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:21am -
  • Marcia Liss: All Gone?
    ... Read more: Women, Baby Boomers, Babies, Diet and Nutrition, Art, Entertainment, World Peace, Peas, Raising Children, Raising Kids, Nutrition, Animation, Food, Healthy Eating, Relationships, Comedy News
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 8:16am -
  • Melanie Young: Digesting the New Veganomic Guidelines
    As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.…
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  • Margaret Marshall: Minimize the Menopausal Middle
    During menopausal years, many women who have never had a weight problem find themselves gaining weight. In my experience, these women have not been eating well for years. Read more: Margaret Marshall, Menopause, Women, Women's Health, He…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:19am -
  • Dr. Derek Yach: Enough Distractions: Let's Address the Real Causes of Diet-Related Diseases
    Placing the blame on carbohydrates does nothing but add confusion to an environment already saturated with mixed nutrition messages, and distracts us from addressing the real cause of the obesity epidemic: modern-day environments. Read m…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:15am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: We're Fat And Sick And The Broccoli Did It!
    It's no big surprise that someone untrained in research methods would tell us all what the research really means and why the scientists on this committee -- all trained to do research and interpret it -- are just a bunch of hacks. But that the New Yo…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 5:23pm -
  • William Lambers: The Real and Heroic Hunger Games
    Imagine if war came to your community. What if you lost your whole income and food supplies became more limited each day? Farms and factories that supply food could no longer function because of the violence. Read more: The Hunger Games,…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 8:08am -
  • Kindness Blog: Touch As Nutrition
    Children actively shape their sense of self, not just mentally, but with their hands, elbows and knees, their bellies and mouths, inside the frequency, textures and intensities of this constant, rich field of contact. Read more: Awarenes…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 2:20pm -
  • Penny Love: Lent, Fitness and Sacrifice
    The lesson of Lent for people who don't officially observe Lent is to be willing to change, to be happy in spite of what we do not have, to become aware of our attachments, to be less of a slave to our mind and to learn patience and develop endurance…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 12:11pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)
    The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Douglas LaBier: 5 Essential Mind-Body-Behavior Practices That Enhance Everything
    Overall, we're seeing Western empirical science steadily confirm what's been observed and known about the mind/body/spirit interconnection within the ancient Eastern traditions. I think the upshot of these recent studies is that how you engage your m…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 10:47am -
  • What To Eat After You Work Out
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDAs a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerou... Read more: health.com, Eating After Workout, Eating After Exercise, Eat After Exercise…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 9:48am -
  • Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The New Dietary Guidelines
    Eggs and coffee are in, sugar is out and vegetables will always be good for you, according to a committee of top nutrition experts tasked with advisin... Read more: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Federal Dietary Guidelines, Diet,…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 12:57pm -
  • MiniTime: Traveling Tips for Families With Special Diet
    To travel simply and easily even on a special diet, you need to feel confident in your ability to locally access what you need; the patience to access the resources available to you for long distance travel; and most importantly a sense of humor to c…
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Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation
    If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and... Read more: Nutrition, Nutritionists, Eating Healthy, Healthy Food, Vegetables, Trav…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 9:49am -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 7 Ways to Permanently Banish Belly Fat
    Numerous factors contribute to belly fat, but over my decades practicing medicine I've found when patients focus on these seven strategies they normalize insulin, lose that stubborn belly fat, and finally gain abundant health. Read more:…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:09pm -
  • Erin Joy Henry: 7 Ways to Your Dream Body Right Now
    We are all susceptible to negative self-talk, but the quicker we can learn to shift those thoughts back to the positive track the more we will stay on course to truly show up shining for every moment in our lives. Read more: Healthy Livi…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 12:42pm -
  • Dan Glickman: The True Cost of Food Waste
    A new report by the UK Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) projects that reducing food waste by 20 to 50 percent per year by 2030 could save $120 billion to $300 billion annually and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 200 million to 1 billion t…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:04am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Isaac Newton's Nutrient Supplements
    The transcribed conversation in The Atlantic, starting with that headline, is rather the opposite of measured, taking the measure of prevailing sentiment, and apparently concluding that prevailing faith in nutrient supplements warranted some addition…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:28am -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: The New Dietary Guidelines: Outrage and Yawns
    The advisory committee's recommendations inform the government's guidelines, and those affect policies, action and choices. They affect everything from school lunches to SNAP to the food industry, and also the way we personally fill our plate.…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:18am -
  • William Lambers: International School Meals Day: From the U.S., Central African Republic to Syria
    On International School Meals Day think of this ultimate goal: That every child in the world should receive food and education. Our generation should be the one that makes this wish for children come true. Read more: School Meals, Child…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:40am -
  • Krista Yoder Latortue: Get Your Nutrition Information Here!
    Do you try your best to be healthy and eat nutritious food but find it challenging to sift through the barrage of nutrition information? Do not worry!... Read more: Registered Dietitians, Nutritionist, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Bapt…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:21am -
  • Marcia Liss: All Gone?
    ... Read more: Women, Baby Boomers, Babies, Diet and Nutrition, Art, Entertainment, World Peace, Peas, Raising Children, Raising Kids, Nutrition, Animation, Food, Healthy Eating, Relationships, Comedy News
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 8:16am -
  • Melanie Young: Digesting the New Veganomic Guidelines
    As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 4:47pm -
  • Dr. Derek Yach: Enough Distractions: Let's Address the Real Causes of Diet-Related Diseases
    Placing the blame on carbohydrates does nothing but add confusion to an environment already saturated with mixed nutrition messages, and distracts us from addressing the real cause of the obesity epidemic: modern-day environments. Read m…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:15am -
  • Kindness Blog: Touch As Nutrition
    Children actively shape their sense of self, not just mentally, but with their hands, elbows and knees, their bellies and mouths, inside the frequency, textures and intensities of this constant, rich field of contact. Read more: Awarenes…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 2:20pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)
    The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Douglas LaBier: 5 Essential Mind-Body-Behavior Practices That Enhance Everything
    Overall, we're seeing Western empirical science steadily confirm what's been observed and known about the mind/body/spirit interconnection within the ancient Eastern traditions. I think the upshot of these recent studies is that how you engage your m…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 10:47am -
  • UN: Facing Worst Food Challenge Since WWII
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The World Food Program is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian c... Read more: UN: Food Challenge Wwii, UN Food, Un Food Crisis, Un Food Crisis World W…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 11:09pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Diet, Dog and Dogma
    Before the committee report is translated into official guidelines, there is a period of public comment.Some of the commentary will be from public health advocates, but much will be from industry. What exact dietary guidelines will emerge from this g…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 4:04pm -
  • Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA: Revitalize Your Diet With 8 Simple Food Flips
    It's easy to revitalize your diet with these eight simple FOOD FLIPS. You may have gotten used to eating foods rich in calories, fats and carbohydrate... Read more: FOOD FLIPS, Barbara Ficarra, Healthy Eating, Smart Eating, Nutrition, He…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 3:20pm -
  • Joel Kahn, M.D.: Fat Headlines: 10 Things the 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Really Say
    Last week there was another barrage of headlines in the media certain to confuse the public about whether cholesterol and animal fats in general are t... Read more: Michael Pollan, USDA Policy, Nutrition, Fat, Cholesterol, Neal Barnard,…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 3:18pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Distracted Driving, Distracted Eating
    Mind you, I'm as guilty as anyone of eating lunch at my computer. But I do have some rules that I've been able to stick to: We eat a family dinner every day, un-rushed, no electronic distractions allowed, and I limit eating-while-distracted to low ca…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 2:05pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Paleo for a Shrinking Planet?
    While many do, no one can say that a Paleo diet is best for health on the basis of truly robust evidence. But no one can say it isn't, either. Read more: Michael Pollan, Dan Buettner, Blue Zones, Dr. Frank Hu, Michael Moss, Food, Diet, N…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 12:51pm -
  • Julianne Tarullo: Nutrition in College: Answers From the Experts
    I sat down with a few of Penn State University's nutrition experts to get some answers about the obstacles we often face as students and the types of habits we should be forming to make the right decisions and feel our best during our college years.…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 5:42pm -
  • Helen Agresti RD: Super Beet Smoothie
    Beets are filled with a whole lot of goodness that goes well beyond keeping our liver clean. They are a great source of fiber, disease fighting antiox... Read more: Beets, Super Beet Smoothie, Vitamin C, Fiber, Antioxidants, Vitamin B, P…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 1:36pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Cholesterol, Unscrambled
    Whether adding eggs to your diet will confer benefit, harm, or neither, almost certainly depends on what you are now eating instead of eggs, and what eggs would be displacing. Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Diet, Food, Eg…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 1:45pm -
  • Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.: The Truth Behind Your Supplements
    A study will support the benefit of certain supplements in one type of patient but show harm when the same supplements are taken by another group or people with different medical conditions. The key is to know the difference. Read more:…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 5:55pm -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 5 Strategies to Optimize Your Sex Drive
    Sex drive is a hot topic these days, and I can't help but notice blogs surface around Valentine's Day showing how certain foods, nutrients, and lifestyle factors can boost libido and keep you stimulated in bed. Many of these articles neglect the unde…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 1:35pm -

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

Tippy Toe Diet

  • Product Review: Simple Health Global Food Scale

    Product Review: Simple Health Global Food Scale

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

    Winter Fest 2015

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

    My Lucky Day

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

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

    If I recall correctly, I have reached the letter J in my alphabetic explorations of words and concepts that help me effectively manage my weight. And it only took me a year. Good thing I wasn’t on a commission. Only … Continue reading →Alphabet…
    - 24 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 6:51pm -
  • 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…
    - 38 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-…
    - 54 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…
    - 63 days ago, 29 Dec 14, 5:12am -

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)

  • Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests
    Think of it as interval training for the dinner table. Fasting has been shown in mice to extend lifespan and to improve age-related diseases. But fasting every day, which could entail skipping meals or simply reducing overall caloric intake, can be h…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:25pm -
  • Level of pollutants accumulated in the body linked to obesity levels
    Scientists have confirmed that there is a relation between the levels of certain environmental pollutants that a person accumulates in his or her body and his or her level of obesity. Subjects with more pollutants in their bodies tend to have higher…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:43pm -
  • Poor response to cholesterol drugs may indicate blocked arteries
    Patients whose bad cholesterol levels don't respond to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have more artery blockages than those whose cholesterol levels drop with treatment, scientists report.
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:35pm -

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

Science Daily (Nutrition)

  • Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests
    Think of it as interval training for the dinner table. Fasting has been shown in mice to extend lifespan and to improve age-related diseases. But fasting every day, which could entail skipping meals or simply reducing overall caloric intake, can be h…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:25pm -
  • Neurons controlling appetite made from skin cells
    Researchers have for the first time successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite, providing a patient-specific model for studying the neurophysiology of weight control and testing new therapies for obe…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:25pm -
  • Level of pollutants accumulated in the body linked to obesity levels
    Scientists have confirmed that there is a relation between the levels of certain environmental pollutants that a person accumulates in his or her body and his or her level of obesity. Subjects with more pollutants in their bodies tend to have higher…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:43pm -

Yahoo!

  • Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was dece…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Feb 15, 11:28pm -
  • First lady: US experiencing food 'culture change'

    First lady: US experiencing food 'culture change'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said Thursday that the U.S. has undergone a "culture change" in the five years since she started raising awareness about childhood obesity. But as she celebrated achievements on multiple fronts, the first lady also…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:43pm -
  • Australia to tighten food labelling laws after China scare

    Australia to tighten food labelling laws after China scare

    Australia is set to strengthen food labelling laws after a series of hepatitis A infections were linked to frozen berries from China, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday.
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 6:53am -
  • California congressman wants hearing on superbug outbreak
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Congress should launch an investigation into what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is doing to prevent additional superbug infections after a deadly outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital linked to tainted medical scopes, a lawm…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 12:31am -
  • U.N. experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus

    U.N. experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has not done enough to investigate and control a deadly new MERS virus that has killed hundreds of people there and remains in many ways a mystery, United Nations health experts said on Monday. Cases of…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 1:13pm -
  • Burkina Faso: Food aid shortage threatens HIV patients
    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso could soon face cuts in food assistance because of a funding shortage, the World Food Program has warned.
    - 9 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 12:23pm -
  • Dietary guidelines panel suggests tax on sugary foods
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has oversteppe…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 10:28pm -
  • Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care

    Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
    - 9 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 6:30pm -
  • Sanofi challenges will test likely new boss's pedigree
    By Andrew Callus PARIS (Reuters) - Olivier Brandicourt, the Paris-educated doctor and head of Bayer AG's healthcare arm who is widely tipped as the new boss of Sanofi , comes with the right scientific and cultural pedigree but faces some daunting cor…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 10:43pm -
  • Nestle USA strips artificial bits from chocolate candy

    Nestle USA strips artificial bits from chocolate candy

    No more artificial flavors and colors in Butterfinger, Babe Ruth or any Nestle chocolate candies in the United States, because Americans want them gone, the Swiss food giant said Tuesday.
    - 12 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 11:55pm -
  • Australians get hepatitis A from Chinese berries

    Australians get hepatitis A from Chinese berries

    Nine Australians have contracted hepatitis A linked with eating contaminated berries from China, with the importer apologising Tuesday as the food scare spreads.
    - 13 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 12:43am -
  • Lab progress towards drug for auto-immune disease

    Lab progress towards drug for auto-immune disease

    Researchers said Monday they had pinpointed two compounds -- one naturally derived from fasting and intensive exercise -- that show promise for combatting arthritis, multiple sclerosis, gout and other auto-immune diseases.
    - 13 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 6:20pm -
  • UK may look into welfare cuts for addicts, overweight

    UK may look into welfare cuts for addicts, overweight

    Britain might reduce welfare benefits for people who refuse treatment for obesity or drug and alcohol problems, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday. He said that if his Conservative Party wins national elections in May, he would set up a re…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Feb 15, 9:48am -
  • Lifestyle puts 1 in 4 Saudis at heart attack risk, study says

    Lifestyle puts 1 in 4 Saudis at heart attack risk, study says

    Social media are turning Saudis into "electronic potatoes" and contributing to unhealthy lifestyles which leave one in four at risk of suffering a heart attack over the next decade, experts said Friday.
    - 17 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 7:48am -
  • Factbox - Profiles of three Muslim students shot in North Carolina
    (Reuters) - The following is a glimpse at the lives of three Muslim students who were shot dead near the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill on Tuesday after a dispute over parking, an incident that police are investigating as a possib…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 10:55pm -
  • Widest gene study shows complex scale of obesity

    Widest gene study shows complex scale of obesity

    The largest-ever DNA probe into obesity has thrown up scores of clues for the inherited factors behind a worsening health problem, researchers said on Wednesday.
    - 18 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 7:37pm -
  • New digital maps speed up aid response after earthquakes
    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new digital mapping system will help aid groups respond more quickly when earthquakes strike, a U.N. official said on Wednesday. The Automatic Disaster Analysis and Mapping system (ADAM) pulls…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 5:07pm -
  • News guide: Eating right still at core of dietary guidelines

    News guide: Eating right still at core of dietary guidelines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt?
    - 19 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 8:32am -
  • Mississippi, West Virginia toughest on school immunizations

    Mississippi, West Virginia toughest on school immunizations

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With rampant diabetes and obesity, Mississippi and West Virginia have struggled with health crises. Yet when it comes to getting children vaccinated, these states don't mess around.
    - 19 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 1:27am -
  • News guide: Dietary guidelines evolve, stay the same

    News guide: Dietary guidelines evolve, stay the same

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt?
    - 19 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 12:57am -

SheKnows

  • Consumers take to Facebook with concerns about hep A contamination
    Clear your freezers, smoothie lovers, because berry packs have been recalled across the country following a hepatitis A contamination, and consumers are taking to social media to share their shock and anger.
    - 14 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 3:17am -
  • Think 'thinspiration' helps you diet? Think again
    There's a trend on Pinterest called "thinspiration" which is literally just people looking at pictures of skinny people in order to motivate themselves to lose weight. It's actually become a pretty common practice lately, but its effects on the body…
    - 24 days ago, 6 Feb 15, 11:30am -
  • 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.
    - 46 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…
    - 46 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…
    - 54 days ago, 6 Jan 15, 9:21pm -
  • 35 Thoughts you have when trying to lose weight during the holidays
    I know I'm probably going to regret saying this, but I am on a diet. During the holidays. That's right, I said it.
    - 73 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:30pm -
  • 4 Big name diets and how they really work long term
    When you want to drop pounds, putting yourself on a diet seems like a logical thing to do. But, which diets are most effective? And what effects will they have on your overall health, namely, your heart?
    - 75 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Proof that you don't have to be skinny to be healthy
    Unless you're a psychic or have X-ray vision, you can't tell how healthy someone is just by looking at them. This holds especially true for thin people. You may assume you are fine, but just because your weight is in the healthy range doesn't mean yo…
    - 76 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 8:45pm -