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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 Sneaky Whey to Add Protein for a Healthy Diet - Shape Magazine

    The Sneaky Whey to Add Protein for a Healthy Diet - Shape Magazine

    Shape MagazineThe Sneaky Whey to Add Protein for a Healthy DietShape MagazineEvery Greek yogurt lover knows the drill: Before diving in, you have to slowly peel back the top, careful not to splatter the liquid all over your blouse. Though it's tempti…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 9:43pm -
  • newDietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk - CBS News

    Dietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk - CBS News

    CBS NewsDietary supplements linked to increased cancer riskCBS NewsConsumers are always looking for ways to minimize their cancer risk, which is one reason why many turn to over-the-counter vitamin and mineral supplements. But new research finds that…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 9:04pm -
  • newAre Diet Sodas Really a Diet Food? - Huffington Post
    Are Diet Sodas Really a Diet Food?Huffington Post"I'll have a diet soda with my French fries and double bacon cheeseburger. Oh! And one of those apple things," he added, pointing to a pastry. The guy giving the order then looked at me as I waited my…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 5:10pm -
  • newSoy Vey! How and Why to Add Soy to Your Diet - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

    Soy Vey! How and Why to Add Soy to Your Diet - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

    U.S. News & World Report (blog)Soy Vey! How and Why to Add Soy to Your DietU.S. News & World Report (blog)In the recently released proposed Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a committee of experts encouraged us to choose a diet rich in plant protein…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 2:53pm -
  • new4 Things You Should Know About the Paleo Diet - Yahoo Food

    4 Things You Should Know About the Paleo Diet - Yahoo Food

    Yahoo Food4 Things You Should Know About the Paleo DietYahoo FoodThe Paleo diet has been promoted as the optimal diet, offering the eater a plethora of benefits including weight loss, disease prevention, and improved health. It is designed to mimic w…
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 12:43pm -
  • Fit & Well: Don't be enticed by the magic diet template - Statesman Journal

    Fit & Well: Don't be enticed by the magic diet template - Statesman Journal

    Statesman JournalFit & Well: Don't be enticed by the magic diet templateStatesman JournalLose 10 pounds in seven days with the cabbage soup diet! Drop five pant sizes and cleanse your liver with the lemonade diet! Triple your testosterone, making you…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 15, 4:16am -
  • Neanderthal Study Argues The Original Paleo Diet Included Flavorful Herbs - Huffington Post
    Neanderthal Study Argues The Original Paleo Diet Included Flavorful HerbsHuffington PostAs you've surely figured out by now, especially if you're Facebook friends with any Crossfit enthusiasts, the fastest-growing diet of the past few years is the Pa…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 9:12pm -

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  • Kerry Tepedino: You're a Diet Prisoner, I'm Sure
    You've Been Programmed To Think You Can't Lose Weight!The media has an enormous influence on your thoughts around weight loss... You have billboar... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living, Weight Loss, Weight…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 12:45pm -
  • Willow Jarosh, MS, RD: Missing Cheese? How To Go Dairy-Free Without Going Flavor-Free
    We thought we would put together some of our favorite foods that deliver a similar taste/texture to cheese and other dairy. Read more: Food, Dairy-Free, Dairy Free, Coconut, Cauliflower, Cashews, Diet, Avocado, Almonds, Cheese, Taste Ne…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:43am -
  • Margaret Marshall: Life Between Curfews and Kids
    The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults find they are single again later in life. Life is full of changes. We need to learn the coping skills so food do…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:12am -
  • You'll Never Guess How Much The Rock Eats
    For most people, “I could eat a horse” is merely an expression. But we think that if anyone could make the idiom a reality, it might be Dwayne “... Read more: The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne the Rock Johnson, The Rock Diet, Dwayne…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 4:20am -
  • People With Type 2 Diabetes Might Benefit From Eating Only Two Big Meals A Day
    By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes may have less depression and fewer hunger pains if they opt fo... Read more: Reuters, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Diet, Type 2 Diabetes Big Meals, Type…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Marcia Liss: What's Your Diet?
    ... Read more: Women, Fifty, Over Fifty, Baby Boomers, Art, Entertainment, Vegetarian, Diet, Comics, Comic Strip, Fantasy, Hope, Optimism, Fear, Comedy News
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 8:33am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Diet? I'll Have What He's Having!
    For those who don't know, that's really what the whole Blue Zones idea is about: a characterization of the lifestyle, behaviors, culture and environment of those populations around the world that live the longest and the best. They have the most vita…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 2:54pm -
  • Maria Benardis: What the World Needs Is Love, Not Another New Diet
    Did you know that the word diet derives from the Greek "diaita"? Meaning "way of life." Dietetics has existed since the days of Hippocrates in Greece... Read more: Diet, Diet and Nutrition, Diet and Fitness, Healthy Living Mind, Healthy…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 2:44pm -
  • Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables
    Rainbow Swiss chard, lollipop kale and so much more. Read more: Vegetables, Vegetable Trends, Food Trends, Vegetable Recipes, Dirt Candy, Vegetarian Diet, Plant Based Diet, Salad Savoy, John Moore, John Moore Salad Savoy, Lollipop Kale,…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 9:29am -
  • Alan Christianson: Your Diet: Should You Add or Subtract?
    There is no debate you can improve your health by improving your diet. You may think cutting out unhealthy foods is the main way to do so. Certainly... Read more: Food, Diet, Health, Diets, Healthy Foods, Unhealthy Foods, Healthy Livi…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 12:51pm -
  • Dan Duffy: I Ate the Elephant; I Lost Weight
    "How'd you like to lose weight, Fat Ass?" asked my friend Subash right after Christmas this year.The holidays had not been good to me. Scratch that ... Read more: Diet, Exercise, Losing Weight, Activia, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living,…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 9:39am -
  • Exercise, Not Diet, Has Most Impact On Weight As We Age
    It won't shock anyone to know that Americans tend to gain weight as they get older. But it is a little surprising that as Americans age and put on mor... Read more: Weight Gain Age, Exercise, Diet, Aging Weight Gain, Age Related Weight G…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 8:03am -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: Will the Paleo Diet Turn You Into Attila the Hun?
    For the followers of the Paleo diet, the one that allows you to eat mainly meat, with a few carefully chosen vegetables and fruits thrown in for garni... Read more: Paleo Diet, Unhealthy Diets, Sarcastic Social Commentary, Fad Diets, Car…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 11:47am -
  • Marcia Liss: The Conversation
    ... Read more: Women, Fifty, Over Fifty, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Liza Minnelli, Art, Entertainment, Celebrity, Marriage, Relationships, Diet, Conversation Changers, Fashion, Fat, Change, Comics, Comic Strip, Honesty, Comedy News
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 7:58am -
  • Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet
    If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me... Read more: Protein, Vegetables, Bacon, Paleo Diet, Diets, Meat, Nutrition, Crossfit…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?
    That our relationship with food, and its implications for our health, and that of the planet, are rather badly broken is quite clear. The better we can all say exactly how it's broken, the more likely any of us is to live long enough -- to see it fix…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:52pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: How Many Diets Are There?
    People look for the quick fix, to produce the weight loss for them. There isn't one. There is no timeline on a successful weight loss. Consider weight loss the byproduct of a lifestyle that includes eating food that nourishes you, and being active.…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 12:41pm -
  • Gregg McBride: Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?
    Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment. Read more: The Walking Dead, Walking Dead, Dieting, Diet, He…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:35pm -
  • Johan Rockström: An American Plate That Is Palatable for Human and Planetary Health
    What we eat determines our health. It also decides the health of our planet. In the newly proposed Dietary Guidelines, the US is finally moving towards acknowledging the fundamental connections between human and planetary health. Read mo…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:02pm -
  • See The Full List Of Interviews
    I'm so happy with our Mondays With Marlo series, where we can talk with each other and with my expert guests. And what a lineup of guests we’ve... Read more: Women, Pets, Mondays With Marlo, Travel, Diet, Arianna Huffington, Marlo Th…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:49pm -
  • Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.: How to Eat Smarter
    Although the focus of our cognitive behavioral approach to permanent weight loss is on helping people change how they think so they can make long lasting changes in their eating, we do provide them with certain guidelines about food. Rea…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:39am -
  • 5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDMore and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up ... Read more: Vegetarian, Vegetarian Health Benefits, Vegetarian Diet, Benefits of Vegetar…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:08am -
  • Tamsen_Fadal: Be Your Best. Be in Balance.
    Good food, as much as anything, is a determining factor in who we are going to be tomorrow and years down the road. Many experts say certain foods can help to slow down the aging process and fights disease. Plus, when you eat well, you look and feel…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:55am -
  • Melissa Meyers: Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot
    You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs. Read more: Healthy, Weight Loss, Nutrition, Ta…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • Tim Ward: Obesity and Food Addiction: It's Not About Willpower
    While it's nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an "obesity epidemic," our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebol... Read more: Obesity, Obesity Epidemic, Food Addiction, Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Hypno…
    - 29 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 9:59am -

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  • Kerry Tepedino: You're a Diet Prisoner, I'm Sure
    You've Been Programmed To Think You Can't Lose Weight!The media has an enormous influence on your thoughts around weight loss... You have billboar... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living, Weight Loss, Weight…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 12:45pm -
  • Marc Van Ameringen: Leapfrogging to Nutritious Food Systems
    By 2030, more than 60 percent of the world's populations will live in cities. This creates an enormous food system challenge, particularly when you consider that most of the urban growth between now and 2030 will occur in Africa and Asia.…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 12:19pm -
  • Willow Jarosh, MS, RD: Missing Cheese? How To Go Dairy-Free Without Going Flavor-Free
    We thought we would put together some of our favorite foods that deliver a similar taste/texture to cheese and other dairy. Read more: Food, Dairy-Free, Dairy Free, Coconut, Cauliflower, Cashews, Diet, Avocado, Almonds, Cheese, Taste Ne…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:43am -
  • Margaret Marshall: Life Between Curfews and Kids
    The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults find they are single again later in life. Life is full of changes. We need to learn the coping skills so food do…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:12am -
  • Erin Bahadur: Why I Stopped Being Gluten Free
    After eating gluten-free for a few months, I realized that my body simply performed better without so many grain-centered carbohydrates. It wasn't particularly about the gluten in them. Read more: Gluten Free, Gluten-Free, Gluten, Intui…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 10:36am -
  • Gaia Paradiso: Ending Hunger, Global Challenge That Connects the UN & Expo 2015
    We are less than 30 days away from the opening of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, an incredible opportunity for Italy, for world tourism, to learn about the global challenges of food security and healthy nutrition through worldwide best practices.…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 8:51am -
  • You'll Never Guess How Much The Rock Eats
    For most people, “I could eat a horse” is merely an expression. But we think that if anyone could make the idiom a reality, it might be Dwayne “... Read more: The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne the Rock Johnson, The Rock Diet, Dwayne…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 4:20am -
  • People With Type 2 Diabetes Might Benefit From Eating Only Two Big Meals A Day
    By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes may have less depression and fewer hunger pains if they opt fo... Read more: Reuters, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Diet, Type 2 Diabetes Big Meals, Type…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: Spring Forward Into Health With These 10 Simple Tips
    As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies -- as well as our minds -- for optimal health. Here are 10 easy tips to incorporate into your life this spring. I hope you can give some of them a try, if you are not already pra…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Marcia Liss: What's Your Diet?
    ... Read more: Women, Fifty, Over Fifty, Baby Boomers, Art, Entertainment, Vegetarian, Diet, Comics, Comic Strip, Fantasy, Hope, Optimism, Fear, Comedy News
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 8:33am -
  • Lorie Eber: 3 Real Contributors to the Obesity Epidemic
    We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen rates. Have you ever wond... Read more: Diet and Nutrition, Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise, Diet and Fitness, H…
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  • Rep. John Conyers: Women and Children's Nutrition: America's Best Investment
    In this year's appropriations process, we have a simple message: Providing a safety net is not only morally right but fiscally responsible. This is especially true of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 5:12pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Diet? I'll Have What He's Having!
    For those who don't know, that's really what the whole Blue Zones idea is about: a characterization of the lifestyle, behaviors, culture and environment of those populations around the world that live the longest and the best. They have the most vita…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 2:54pm -
  • Maria Benardis: What the World Needs Is Love, Not Another New Diet
    Did you know that the word diet derives from the Greek "diaita"? Meaning "way of life." Dietetics has existed since the days of Hippocrates in Greece... Read more: Diet, Diet and Nutrition, Diet and Fitness, Healthy Living Mind, Healthy…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 2:44pm -
  • This Business Model Cuts Profits To Give Poor Communities Access To Healthy Food
    One nonprofit is using its expertise on bringing better foods into underserved areas to help other groups hoping to do the same. D.C. Central Kit... Read more: Whatsworking, Food Deserts, Washington DC, Grocery Stores, Convenience Sto…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 3:53pm -
  • The Active Times: Healthy Eating Obstacles (And How to Overcome Them)
    According to Diane Bailey, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, owner of The Conditioning Classroom in Colorado and co-author of Eating S... Read more: Health, Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, S…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 1:32pm -
  • Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables
    Rainbow Swiss chard, lollipop kale and so much more. Read more: Vegetables, Vegetable Trends, Food Trends, Vegetable Recipes, Dirt Candy, Vegetarian Diet, Plant Based Diet, Salad Savoy, John Moore, John Moore Salad Savoy, Lollipop Kale,…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 9:29am -
  • 7 Things You Should Know About Matcha
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDI’ve been getting asked about matcha a whole lot lately. I heard that matcha shots were the “it beverage” at New... Read more: Healthy Living, Matcha, Matcha Green Tea, Matcha Health Benefits, Diet and N…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Apr 15, 12:23pm -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 7 Simple Swaps for Health Without Big Diet Changes
    Taking back our kitchens and embracing the act of cooking real food is probably the single most important thing that any one person can do to create a healthy, sustainable food system. It is also a magical alchemy that transforms individual ingredien…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 4:05pm -
  • Alan Christianson: Your Diet: Should You Add or Subtract?
    There is no debate you can improve your health by improving your diet. You may think cutting out unhealthy foods is the main way to do so. Certainly... Read more: Food, Diet, Health, Diets, Healthy Foods, Unhealthy Foods, Healthy Livi…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 12:51pm -
  • Dan Duffy: I Ate the Elephant; I Lost Weight
    "How'd you like to lose weight, Fat Ass?" asked my friend Subash right after Christmas this year.The holidays had not been good to me. Scratch that ... Read more: Diet, Exercise, Losing Weight, Activia, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living,…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 9:39am -
  • Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD: 10 Questions Not to Ask a Food Blogger
    As a food blogger and as a friend, I love answering your comments and emails. Except when you ask me to solve your wicked complicated health problems and why you can't substitute mayonnaise for almond meal. Here are 10 questions not to ask me, again.…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 2:49pm -
  • Exercise, Not Diet, Has Most Impact On Weight As We Age
    It won't shock anyone to know that Americans tend to gain weight as they get older. But it is a little surprising that as Americans age and put on mor... Read more: Weight Gain Age, Exercise, Diet, Aging Weight Gain, Age Related Weight G…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 8:03am -
  • Teri W. Odom: Why Altering the Powdered Donuts at Dunkin' Donuts Is Bad for Innovation
    Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize our world for the better in fields like energy, medicine and aerospace. As consumers, we all need to educate ourselves about nanoscience rather than fussing whenever we find "nano-" in our products. U…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 12:38pm -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: Will the Paleo Diet Turn You Into Attila the Hun?
    For the followers of the Paleo diet, the one that allows you to eat mainly meat, with a few carefully chosen vegetables and fruits thrown in for garni... Read more: Paleo Diet, Unhealthy Diets, Sarcastic Social Commentary, Fad Diets, Car…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 11:47am -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • Mira Manek: Stir Fried Green Mung
    There are so many different ways to include mung beans into a meal; they are such a diverse ingredient. Read more: Lunch, Mains, Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, Mung Beans, Nutrition, Coconut Oil, Garlic, Taste News
    - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 11:29am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Is the FDA unKIND?
    Chances are, if you have ever ventured just about anywhere outside of your own house, that you are familiar with the increasingly ubiquitous KIND bars... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Fda, Government, Regulation, Policy,…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:45pm -
  • Quora: So Am I a Vegan, Vegetarian, Ovo-Lacto, or Pecetarian?!
    It's important to understand that there is a fundamental difference between [Vegans and Vegetarians] when looking at it from the broadest of strokes. Read more: Women, Women's Health, Diet and Nutrition, Diet, Vegan, Veganism, Vegetaria…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:28pm -
  • Julie Upton: 5 Tasty Inflammation-Fighters
    You can load up your diet with foods that have been shown to fight inflammation, specifically plant-based foods containing bioactive compounds that help turn down the immune response. Read more: Inflammation, Ginger, Cherries, Mango, Leg…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:15pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Optimal Human Nutrition? There, There...
    The Council of Directors of the True Health Coalition is already, only weeks after its formation, home to nearly 150 leading experts from nearly 20 countries, rallying around the same basic principles of healthy eating. Read more: Health…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 12:31pm -
  • Ernest Owens: 5 Urgent Ways to Make Black Health Matter
    Fighting for black health progress is not mutually exclusive from the overall fight for making black lives matter. In fact, it might just be as pivotal to the overall movement as systematic equal opportunity and justice. Read more: Black…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 3:03pm -
  • Linda P. Fried: Understanding the Science Behind Childhood Obesity
    Brand-new research reveals that whether a child is normal weight, overweight, or obese at age 5 is hugely indicative of weight at age 50. If a child is obese at age 9, the correlation is even greater; at age 15, it's still worse. This extraordinary f…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 10:05am -
  • The Much-Maligned Food That Could Add Years To Your Life
    By Johannah SakimuraThough “grains” and “flour” are dirty words for some health-focused eaters these days, evidence continues to mount... Read more: Healthy Living News, Healthy Living, Whole Grains, Benefits of Whole Grains,…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 8:14am -
  • Teen Vogue: Do Gummy Vitamins Actually Work? 3 Nutritionists Hash It Out
    Gummy vitamins in moderation won't hurt too bad, but it won't make you immune to sickness and doesn't give you an excuse to skimp out on your daily fruits and veggies. Eat a balanced diet, stay active and wash your hands frequently for your best, hea…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 12:51pm -
  • Kerry Tepedino: You're a Diet Prisoner, I'm Sure
    You've Been Programmed To Think You Can't Lose Weight!The media has an enormous influence on your thoughts around weight loss... You have billboar... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Healthy Living, Weight Loss, Weight…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 12:45pm -
  • Marc Van Ameringen: Leapfrogging to Nutritious Food Systems
    By 2030, more than 60 percent of the world's populations will live in cities. This creates an enormous food system challenge, particularly when you consider that most of the urban growth between now and 2030 will occur in Africa and Asia.…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 12:19pm -
  • Erin Bahadur: Why I Stopped Being Gluten Free
    After eating gluten-free for a few months, I realized that my body simply performed better without so many grain-centered carbohydrates. It wasn't particularly about the gluten in them. Read more: Gluten Free, Gluten-Free, Gluten, Intui…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 10:36am -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: Spring Forward Into Health With These 10 Simple Tips
    As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies -- as well as our minds -- for optimal health. Here are 10 easy tips to incorporate into your life this spring. I hope you can give some of them a try, if you are not already pra…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Lorie Eber: 3 Real Contributors to the Obesity Epidemic
    We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen rates. Have you ever wond... Read more: Diet and Nutrition, Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise, Diet and Fitness, H…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 10:43pm -
  • Rep. John Conyers: Women and Children's Nutrition: America's Best Investment
    In this year's appropriations process, we have a simple message: Providing a safety net is not only morally right but fiscally responsible. This is especially true of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 5:12pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Diet? I'll Have What He's Having!
    For those who don't know, that's really what the whole Blue Zones idea is about: a characterization of the lifestyle, behaviors, culture and environment of those populations around the world that live the longest and the best. They have the most vita…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 2:54pm -
  • This Business Model Cuts Profits To Give Poor Communities Access To Healthy Food
    One nonprofit is using its expertise on bringing better foods into underserved areas to help other groups hoping to do the same. D.C. Central Kit... Read more: Whatsworking, Food Deserts, Washington DC, Grocery Stores, Convenience Sto…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 3:53pm -
  • The Active Times: Healthy Eating Obstacles (And How to Overcome Them)
    According to Diane Bailey, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, owner of The Conditioning Classroom in Colorado and co-author of Eating S... Read more: Health, Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, S…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 1:32pm -
  • 7 Things You Should Know About Matcha
    By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDI’ve been getting asked about matcha a whole lot lately. I heard that matcha shots were the “it beverage” at New... Read more: Healthy Living, Matcha, Matcha Green Tea, Matcha Health Benefits, Diet and N…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Apr 15, 12:23pm -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 7 Simple Swaps for Health Without Big Diet Changes
    Taking back our kitchens and embracing the act of cooking real food is probably the single most important thing that any one person can do to create a healthy, sustainable food system. It is also a magical alchemy that transforms individual ingredien…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 4:05pm -
  • Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD: 10 Questions Not to Ask a Food Blogger
    As a food blogger and as a friend, I love answering your comments and emails. Except when you ask me to solve your wicked complicated health problems and why you can't substitute mayonnaise for almond meal. Here are 10 questions not to ask me, again.…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 2:49pm -
  • Teri W. Odom: Why Altering the Powdered Donuts at Dunkin' Donuts Is Bad for Innovation
    Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize our world for the better in fields like energy, medicine and aerospace. As consumers, we all need to educate ourselves about nanoscience rather than fussing whenever we find "nano-" in our products. U…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 12:38pm -

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.
    - 10 Jul 13, 7:00am -
  • Fertility Diet: For MEN
    All of you women out there know how important it is to eat a healthy diet while trying to become pregnant (and of course once you are pregnant, too!). But did you know that the diet and other lifestyle choices of your man can also affect fertilit...
    - 23 Apr 13, 7:00am -
  • Book Review: 1000 Low Calorie Recipes
    Jackie Newgent is an amazing dietitian, chef and friend, but that is not why I adore her new book, 1000 Low-Calorie Recipes. This is a gem of a cookbook. Not only is it loaded with healthy recipes, everything I’ve made from pizza to salad dress...
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  • Fueling for the Long Run
    Last weekend was Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon and as the Official runDisney Nutritionist, I was there joining in on the action. Before the race I did a warm up run with a group runners and spoke with them about how to fuel during train...
    - 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...
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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 -

Tippy Toe Diet

  • My Weekly Bread

    My Weekly Bread

    While I’m not quite ready for The Great British Bake-Off yet, I am moving right along in my baking development. First we had the oatcakes: Simple, tasty, nutritious. I should make some more of these soon. Next, I made a … Continue reading →My W…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 2:27pm -
  • Mantras I Have Known

    Mantras I Have Known

    Do I seem calmer to you? No? Well, it’s not from lack of trying. I’ve installed a new app on my phone: Calm. It’s a meditation tool to help focus, calm, and relax the mind. Although I know how to … Continue reading →Mantras I Have Known is…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Really Home This Time

    Really Home This Time

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

    Yet Another New Kitchen Toy

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

    Coming Attractions…Maybe

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

    Product Review: Simple Health Global Food Scale

    It’s embarrassing to admit this, but when I first started this “healthier living” endeavor, I didn’t really have a clear idea of what made up a normal serving of most foods. I couldn’t have told you what a 4-oz. serving … Continue reading…
    - 60 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…
    - 63 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 8:44pm -

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)

  • Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men
    Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases the risk of high-grade cancer, according to the first…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 3:28pm -
  • Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today
    Baby teeth from children who died during the 1845-52 Irish famine could help us predict the future health of children born today, according to new research. Investigators found that the biochemical composition of teeth that were forming in the womb a…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 1:40pm -
  • Eight nutrients to protect the aging brain
    Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s diseas…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 12:33am -
  • Are health apps beneficial for healthy people?
    Health apps have the potential to make a broad impact on the health of the general population, argues one expert. But another explains that there is not enough evidence to support such claims and suggests that health apps may even be harmful.
    - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 1:24am -
  • Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body's muscle processes food
    After just five days of eating a high-fat diet, the way in which the body's muscle processes nutrients changes, which could lead to long-term problems such as weight gain, obesity, and other health issues, a new study has found. "Most people think th…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 5:05pm -
  • How does bench angle affect upper body muscle activation during bench press exercise?
    Muscular activation during exercise is the key to developing muscle mass and strength and the bench press exercise is a popular and widely used method of building upper body strength. In a new study, researchers set out to discover the effects on mus…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 2:08pm -
  • Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage
    Researchers have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the 'building blocks' it needs to maintain neuronal health. They found that nutrients need…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 10:42pm -
  • Is the length of work careers determined in utero?
    Low weight at birth increased the risk of disability pension among men, reveals a new study. Around 20% of the cohort members born in 1934–44 retired on a disability pension between 1971 and 2011.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:50am -
  • Pears could be part of a healthy diet to manage diabetes
    While the phrase “an apple a day” is a popular saying, a new study suggests that pears as part of a healthy diet could play a role in helping to manage type 2 diabetes and diabetes-induced hypertension. New research details potential health benef…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:49am -
  • Being underweight in middle age associated with increased dementia risk
    Middle-aged people who are underweight (with a Body Mass Index [BMI] less than 20 kg/m2) are a third more likely to develop dementia than people of similar age with a healthy BMI, according to new research.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 2:18am -
  • Gene loss creates eating disorder-related behaviors in mice
    Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 5:35pm -
  • Choice of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods may have big effects on long-term weight gain
    Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance -- or offset -- the weight-gain or w…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
  • Male offspring get most benefit from pregnant mother's exercise
    Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, an animal study has found. "Maternal exercise significantly improved male offspring's insulin and glucose metabolism whereas female offspring s…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 6:52pm -
  • Rats fed a dietary fiber supplement had better weight control
    Rats fed a fiber supplement while on a high fat and high sugar diet show a much lower weight gain than those who did not eat the fiber, a study shows. A team of researchers says the study helps scientists better understand the mechanisms of weight co…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • New piece in the 'French paradox' diet and health puzzle: Cheese metabolism
    Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French paradox.' Most explanations focus on wine and lifestyle…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • Enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol
    Including a new broccoli variety in the diet reduces blood LDL-cholesterol levels by around 6 percent, according to the results of human trials. The broccoli variety was bred to contain two to three times more of a naturally occurring compound glucor…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 3:36pm -
  • Researchers shed light on link between diet, Epstein-Barr
    A new study is shedding light on the connection between diet and a common childhood disease. Using national health data, the researchers determined children who ate certain types of food or dealt with food insecurity may be more likely to contract th…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 3:33pm -
  • Exercise improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, new study indicates
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in the Western world. A new study shows that exercise, regardless of frequency or intensity, benefits obese and overweight adults with NAFLD.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 1:04pm -
  • Obese patients improve physically, mentally after bariatric surgery
    Bariatric surgery, or reduction of gastric capacity, is one of the longer lasting options to achieve considerable weight loss in obese people. A researcher has participated in a study that confirms that the effects of this relatively complex medical…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 1:03pm -
  • Are current dietary guidelines for sodium and potassium reasonable?
    A recent study looked at how well people in France, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States are meeting World Health Organization dietary goals for limiting sodium and increasing potassium intake. The data confirm that people in all these co…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 9:16pm -
  • Food allergies can be transmitted from blood products to children in rare cases
    In rare cases, children can develop anaphylactic allergies to previously tolerated foods after receiving blood products via transfusion, report the authors of a case study. Blood donors who have food allergies can transfer immunoglobulin E, an antibo…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 4:40pm -
  • Gut immune system identified as a new and effective target in treating diabetes
    A commonly-used drug to treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease, has been shown to lower blood sugar levels in obese mice, potentially identifying the gut immune system as a new and effective target in treating diabetes in humans.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • New study questions role of breast milk in obesity prevention
    A new study supports human milk as the optimal first food for babies, but the study raises questions about whether breast milk protects children from becoming obese.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 12:53pm -
  • Few commercial weight-loss programs show reliable evidence of effectiveness: Most don't work
    In a bid to help physicians guide obese and overweight patients who want to try a commercial weight-loss program, researchers reviewed 4,200 studies for solid evidence of their effectiveness but concluded only a few dozen of the studies met the scien…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 11:30pm -
  • Women smokers concerned about weight are less likely to try to quit
    Women who believe smoking helps them manage their weight are less likely to try quitting in response to anti-smoking policies than other female smokers in the U.S. A new study is the first to find that smokers who are concerned about their weight are…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 6:45pm -
  • Stress and obesity: Your family can make your fat
    A new study suggests a relationship between long-term exposure to three specific types of family stressors and children becoming obese by the time they turn 18.
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 5:36pm -
  • Using pediatric cholesterol guidelines for teens, young adults would increase statin use
    Application of pediatric guidelines for lipid levels for persons 17 to 21 years of age who have elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels would result in statin treatment for more than 400,000 additional young people than the adult guidelin…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 4:10pm -
  • Small RNA plays big role suppressing cancer
    The micro RNA miR-22 has long been known for its ability to suppress cancer. However, questions remain about how it achieves this feat. For example, which molecules are regulating miR-22, and which are miR22 targets? Researchers have unraveled some o…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 8:16pm -
  • Each hour spent watching TV daily increases risk of developing diabetes by 3.4 percent
    Each hour spent watching TV daily increases the risk of developing diabetes by 3.4 percent, concludes a study, emphasizing that changing sedentary behavior has the opportunity to improve health in many different ways.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:22pm -
  • High-fat dairy products linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk
    Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research. High meat consumption, on the other hand, is linked to a higher risk.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:18pm -
  • Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
    Researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for female offspring.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:17pm -
  • The brain-belly connection: Scientists find key genetic triggers in weight-regulating brain cells
    The little voice inside your head that tells you to eat, or stop eating, isn’t a little voice – it’s actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells. And now, scientists have found tiny triggers inside those cells that give rise to t…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:16pm -
  • Eggs and chicken instead of beef reap major climate gains
    Beef on our plates is one of the biggest climate villains, but that does not mean we have to adopt a vegan diet to reach climate goals. Research results of a new study show that adopting a diet in which the protein derives from poultry is a smart and…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 12:41pm -
  • The rise of take-out food
    The number of take-out (takeaway) food outlets has risen substantially over the past two decades, with a large increase seen in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, according to a study carried out across Norfolk, England.
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 1:58am -
  • Physician recommendations result in greater weight loss
    Patients advised to lose weight by their physicians dropped more pounds on average than those who didn't receive a recommendation, according to new research. Using a national data set from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study fou…
    - 20 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 9:59pm -
  • Restoring IL-17 may treat skin infections related to chronic alcohol consumption
    Alcoholism takes a toll on every aspect of a person's life, including skin problems. Now, a new research report helps explain why this happens and what might be done to address it. "The clinical association between alcoholism and severe skin infectio…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 5:13pm -
  • New clues to why poor nutrition in the womb leads to obesity later in life
    Babies receiving poor nutrition in the womb tend to be smaller at birth, which has been linked to the development of obesity and other health problems later in life. Researchers continue to discover other consequences related to undernutrition during…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 2:08pm -
  • Pesticides in fruit and vegetables linked to semen quality
    The first study to investigate the relationship between eating fruit and vegetables containing pesticide residues and the quality of men's semen has shown a link with lower sperm counts and percentages of normally-formed sperm.
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 1:39am -
  • Mechanisms that link compulsive binge eating with hypertension identified
    An estimated eight million adults in the U.S. suffer from binge eating disorder. Now, researchers have shown that compulsive binging on foods that are high in fat and sugar can trigger specific molecular changes that can lead to high blood pressure (…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 6:13pm -
  • Blueberries show promise as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Roughly 8 percent of people in the US suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). SSRIs, such as Zoloft and Paxil, are the only currently-approved therapy, but their effectiveness is marginal. Researchers have found that blueberries could be a…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 5:44pm -
  • Worked-based wellness programs reduce weight
    Workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these efforts are designed with the input and active participation of e…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:25pm -
  • New Canadian guidelines to prevent, manage obesity in children must focus on family
    New Canadian guidelines to help prevent and manage obesity in children and youth recommend regular growth monitoring at routine health care visits as well as a focus on family lifestyles and health behaviors. The guidelines are aimed at helping prima…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:23pm -
  • Adding peanuts to a meal benefits vascular health
    A study of peanut consumption showed that including them as a part of a high fat meal improved the post-meal triglyceride response and preserved endothelial function. Vascular dysfunction plays a major role in the development of atherosclerosis and t…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp
    Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • Gap between parental perceptions of child's weight and official classifications
    New study reveals a gap between parental perceptions of their child's weight and official classifications of obesity. The work finds that parents are additionally more likely to underestimate their child's weight if they are Black or south Asian (vs…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:42pm -
  • Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
    Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to researchers who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offspring's feeding controls and feeling…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • Highly processed foods dominate U. S. grocery purchases
    A nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
    - 23 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Prebiotic shows promise in regulating kids' appetites
    The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently investigat…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 5:24pm -
  • Love the cook, love the food: Attraction to comfort food linked to positive social connections
    A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing i…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:21pm -
  • How body's good fat tissue communicates with brain
    Brown fat tissue, the body’s “good fat,” communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, such as how much fat we have and how much fat we’ve lost, according to res…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:10pm -

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

Science Daily (Nutrition)

  • newOvernight fasting may reduce breast cancer risk in women
    A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report researchers. Women who fasted for longer periods of time overnight had significantl…
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Apr 15, 12:45pm -
  • Animal study shows why long-time consumption of soyfoods reduces breast cancer recurrence
    Women diagnosed with breast cancer are often told not to eat soyfoods or soy-based supplements because they can interfere with anti-estrogen treatment. But new research could eventually impact that advice, because in animals, a long history of eating…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 15, 11:39pm -
  • How to develop healthy eating habits in a child: Start early and eat your vegetables
    A healthy diet promotes success in life -- better concentration and alertness, better physical health that translates into good mental and emotional health.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 2:34pm -
  • Difficult to break the soda habit? Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress body's stress response
    Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the same effect, according to a new study.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 5:20pm -
  • Research identifies barriers in tracking meals and what foodies want
    Researchers studied how mobile-based food journals integrate into everyday life and specific challenges when using food journaling technology. Their research suggests how future designs might make it easier and more effective.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 3:28pm -
  • Mushrooms boost immunity, suggests research
    Could a mushroom a day help keep the doctor away? Some early evidence indicates that the Shiitake mushroom boosts immunity. Of the thousands of mushroom species globally, about 20 are used for culinary purposes. Shiitake mushrooms are native to Asia…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 3:28pm -
  • Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men
    Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases the risk of high-grade cancer, according to the first…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 3:28pm -
  • Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today
    Baby teeth from children who died during the 1845-52 Irish famine could help us predict the future health of children born today, according to new research. Investigators found that the biochemical composition of teeth that were forming in the womb a…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 1:40pm -
  • Eight nutrients to protect the aging brain
    Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s diseas…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 12:33am -
  • Brain development suffers from lack of fish oil fatty acids, study finds
    While recent reports question whether fish oil supplements support heart health, scientists have found that the fatty acids they contain are vitally important to the developing brain. Neurobiologists report that dietary deficiencies in the type of fa…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 5:33pm -
  • Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body's muscle processes food
    After just five days of eating a high-fat diet, the way in which the body's muscle processes nutrients changes, which could lead to long-term problems such as weight gain, obesity, and other health issues, a new study has found. "Most people think th…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 5:05pm -
  • Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage
    Researchers have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the 'building blocks' it needs to maintain neuronal health. They found that nutrients need…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 10:42pm -
  • More salt doesn't mean better performance for endurance athletes
    A new study cast doubts on the popular idea that salt consumption can help endurance athletes during competition. "While moderate sodium consumption is perfectly reasonable and should be encouraged, high sodium intake is associated with health concer…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 8:13pm -
  • Testicular cancer link found for muscle-building supplements
    A new study associates taking muscle-building supplements with an increased risk of testicular cancer. Men who used such pills and powders were more likely to have developed testicular cancer than those who did not, especially if they started before…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 3:06pm -
  • New evidence for how green tea, apples could protect health
    A new study that adds more to the growing body of evidence that certain compounds found naturally in foods have specific effects that help prevent chronic diseases. Researchers have uncovered a mechanism by which polyphenols in green tea and apples a…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 1:52pm -
  • PCBs still found in fat-rich fish near Spain; Consumption linked to increased risk of cancer in males
    Scientists have demonstrated that the exposure to a chemical pollutant called PCB-153 is positively associated to the risk of suffering from cancer in males. This agent, which has been banned in Spain since the 1980s, can still be found in some fat-r…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:51am -
  • Improving nutrition in cancer survivors
    Stories involving cancer and its devastating consequences are a frequent occurrence in the news. We are constantly being told which foods may cause cancer, and which may prevent it, but how much is fact, and how much is  fiction is often in dispute.…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:50am -
  • Pears could be part of a healthy diet to manage diabetes
    While the phrase “an apple a day” is a popular saying, a new study suggests that pears as part of a healthy diet could play a role in helping to manage type 2 diabetes and diabetes-induced hypertension. New research details potential health benef…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:49am -
  • Eating out equals high blood pressure?
    A recent study on university-going young adults is the first ever to show an association between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure. These findings highlight lifestyle factors that can affect hypertension and emphasize the importance…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 8:53pm -
  • Scientists tackle our addiction to salt and fat by altering foods' pore size, number
    Food scientists have learned that understanding and manipulating porosity during food manufacturing can affect a food's health benefits. They report that controlling the number and size of pores in processed foods allows manufacturers to use less sal…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 7:08pm -
  • Gene loss creates eating disorder-related behaviors in mice
    Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.
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  • Choice of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods may have big effects on long-term weight gain
    Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance -- or offset -- the weight-gain or w…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
  • Male offspring get most benefit from pregnant mother's exercise
    Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, an animal study has found. "Maternal exercise significantly improved male offspring's insulin and glucose metabolism whereas female offspring s…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 6:52pm -
  • Pesticide exposure contributes to heightened risk of heart disease
    Pesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk and inflammation in premenopausal women, according to a new study.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 5:13pm -
  • Rats fed a dietary fiber supplement had better weight control
    Rats fed a fiber supplement while on a high fat and high sugar diet show a much lower weight gain than those who did not eat the fiber, a study shows. A team of researchers says the study helps scientists better understand the mechanisms of weight co…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • New piece in the 'French paradox' diet and health puzzle: Cheese metabolism
    Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French paradox.' Most explanations focus on wine and lifestyle…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • Enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol
    Including a new broccoli variety in the diet reduces blood LDL-cholesterol levels by around 6 percent, according to the results of human trials. The broccoli variety was bred to contain two to three times more of a naturally occurring compound glucor…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 3:36pm -
  • Researchers shed light on link between diet, Epstein-Barr
    A new study is shedding light on the connection between diet and a common childhood disease. Using national health data, the researchers determined children who ate certain types of food or dealt with food insecurity may be more likely to contract th…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 3:33pm -
  • Exercise improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, new study indicates
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in the Western world. A new study shows that exercise, regardless of frequency or intensity, benefits obese and overweight adults with NAFLD.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 1:04pm -
  • Obese patients improve physically, mentally after bariatric surgery
    Bariatric surgery, or reduction of gastric capacity, is one of the longer lasting options to achieve considerable weight loss in obese people. A researcher has participated in a study that confirms that the effects of this relatively complex medical…
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  • Got cold sores? Ironing out oxidative stress with vitamin E
    You're up in the mountains, the snow is blindingly white, and the sun is blazing down from the sky: ideal skiing conditions -- but any skiers carrying the herpes virus might also have to reckon with the onset of cold sores after their day out. Increa…
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  • Are current dietary guidelines for sodium and potassium reasonable?
    A recent study looked at how well people in France, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States are meeting World Health Organization dietary goals for limiting sodium and increasing potassium intake. The data confirm that people in all these co…
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  • Small portions of fast food just as effective for recovery after work-out as sports supplements
    A new study found there was no significant difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists ate fast food after a workout versus when they ingested traditional sports supplements such as Gatorade, Powerbar and Clif products.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 6:13pm -
  • Food allergies can be transmitted from blood products to children in rare cases
    In rare cases, children can develop anaphylactic allergies to previously tolerated foods after receiving blood products via transfusion, report the authors of a case study. Blood donors who have food allergies can transfer immunoglobulin E, an antibo…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 4:40pm -
  • Gut immune system identified as a new and effective target in treating diabetes
    A commonly-used drug to treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease, has been shown to lower blood sugar levels in obese mice, potentially identifying the gut immune system as a new and effective target in treating diabetes in humans.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • New study questions role of breast milk in obesity prevention
    A new study supports human milk as the optimal first food for babies, but the study raises questions about whether breast milk protects children from becoming obese.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 12:53pm -
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections examined in home parenteral nutrition patients
    Catheter-related bloodstream infection is the most prevalent and severe complication for patients who receive parenteral nutrition therapy at home. A new study examined whether environmental factors have any influence on the amount of time before a f…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 12:52pm -
  • Small RNA plays big role suppressing cancer
    The micro RNA miR-22 has long been known for its ability to suppress cancer. However, questions remain about how it achieves this feat. For example, which molecules are regulating miR-22, and which are miR22 targets? Researchers have unraveled some o…
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  • Potential chemoresistance after consuming fatty acid in fish, fish oil
    Researchers found that consuming the fish herring and mackerel, as well as three kinds of fish oils, raised blood levels of the fatty acid 16:4(n-3), which experiments in mice suggest may induce resistance to chemotherapy used to treat cancer.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 4:13pm -
  • Eating eggs reduces risk of type 2 diabetes, study indicates
    Egg consumption may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly widespread throughout the world. Research has shown that lifestyle habits, such as exercise and nutrition, play a crucial role…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:18pm -
  • High-fat dairy products linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk
    Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research. High meat consumption, on the other hand, is linked to a higher risk.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:18pm -
  • Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
    Researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for female offspring.
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  • The brain-belly connection: Scientists find key genetic triggers in weight-regulating brain cells
    The little voice inside your head that tells you to eat, or stop eating, isn’t a little voice – it’s actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells. And now, scientists have found tiny triggers inside those cells that give rise to t…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 12:16pm -
  • 'Beige' fat-burning cells in humans identified
    For the first time, a research team has isolated energy-burning 'beige' fat from adult humans, which is known to be able to convert unhealthy white fat into healthy brown fat. The scientists also found new genetic markers of this beige fat.
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 1:36pm -
  • Cancer prevention efforts in the US a mixed bag
    While there has been substantial progress in some cancer control efforts in the past several decades, like reductions in smoking and increased utilization of cancer screening, progress in some areas is lagging in the United States, according to a new…
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  • Eggs and chicken instead of beef reap major climate gains
    Beef on our plates is one of the biggest climate villains, but that does not mean we have to adopt a vegan diet to reach climate goals. Research results of a new study show that adopting a diet in which the protein derives from poultry is a smart and…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 12:41pm -
  • The rise of take-out food
    The number of take-out (takeaway) food outlets has risen substantially over the past two decades, with a large increase seen in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, according to a study carried out across Norfolk, England.
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  • Physician recommendations result in greater weight loss
    Patients advised to lose weight by their physicians dropped more pounds on average than those who didn't receive a recommendation, according to new research. Using a national data set from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study fou…
    - 20 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 9:59pm -
  • New clues to why poor nutrition in the womb leads to obesity later in life
    Babies receiving poor nutrition in the womb tend to be smaller at birth, which has been linked to the development of obesity and other health problems later in life. Researchers continue to discover other consequences related to undernutrition during…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 2:08pm -
  • Kids allowed to 'sip' alcohol may start drinking earlier
    Children who get a taste of their parents' wine now and then may be more likely than their peers to start drinking by high school, according to a new report. The findings are based on 561 Rhode Island middle school students who were surveyed periodic…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 11:43am -

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  • newLawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream.
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  • U.N. launches near-$275 million humanitarian appeal for Yemen

    U.N. launches near-$275 million humanitarian appeal for Yemen

    The United Nations launched an appeal on Friday for almost $275 million (183 million pounds) to aid 7.5 million people in Yemen over the next three months, as fighting intensifies in the south and air strikes pound 18 of Yemen's 22 provinces. About 1…
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  • AstraZeneca immune system drug wins orphan status in rare cancer

    AstraZeneca immune system drug wins orphan status in rare cancer

    An experimental medicine from AstraZeneca that helps the immune system fight tumours has won "orphan" drug status in the United States for treating malignant mesothelioma, a rare type of cancer. Tremelimumab is one of a number of immuno-oncology prod…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:04am -
  • Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption

    Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption

    By Eveline Danubrata and Michael Taylor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation to ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and hand jail terms of up to two years to offenders in Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 2:17am -
  • Autismo pudiera estar vinculado con diabetes en el embarazo
    CHICAGO (AP) — Si una madre desarrolla diabetes al principio del embarazo eso puede incrementar las probabilidades de que tenga un hijo con autismo, de acuerdo con un nuevo estudio.
    - 7 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 7:09pm -
  • Autism could be linked with moms' diabetes during pregnancy
    CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study.
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  • FDA pide informar de riesgos de medicina contra diabetes
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Asesores federales de salud afirman que la etiqueta que lleva Onglyza y otros medicamentos contra la diabetes deben llevar nueva información sobre posibles riesgos de problemas cardíacos y muerte.
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  • Study links diabetes in pregnancy to higher autism risk

    Study links diabetes in pregnancy to higher autism risk

    When pregnant women develop gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, their children may face a higher risk of developing autism, researchers said Tuesday.
    - 7 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 2:49pm -
  • US backs plan for African center for disease control

    US backs plan for African center for disease control

    The United States Monday threw its weight behind an African Union plan to set up a regional disease control center in the wake of the deadly Ebola crisis.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 9:17pm -
  • What to know about recent food recalls and bacteria listeria

    What to know about recent food recalls and bacteria listeria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 12:42pm -
  • Tennessee woman awakens from months-long coma, learns she gave birth
    (Reuters) - A Tennessee woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family. Sharista Giles, 20, was four-months pregnant when she…
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  • Q&A: What is listeria?

    Q&A: What is listeria?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 7:18pm -
  • Data suggests AstraZeneca drug may increase death rate - U.S FDA

    Data suggests AstraZeneca drug may increase death rate - U.S FDA

    (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's diabetes drug Onglyza appears to be associated with an increased rate of death, according to a review of data published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday. While the primary clinical trial results did not…
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  • Insight - Mom sneaks kids to Mickey D’s amid fast-food backlash, won’t tell Dad

    Insight - Mom sneaks kids to Mickey D’s amid fast-food backlash, won’t tell Dad

    Once a month, she takes her two young children to McDonald's for inexpensive breakfasts or ice cream. "He doesn't want to know anything about it." Even though Wood has fond memories of her own childhood visits to McDonald's, that doesn't mean she thi…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 5:15am -
  • Does midlife obesity protect against dementia?

    Does midlife obesity protect against dementia?

    People who are obese in middle age run a lower risk of developing dementia later, said a large and long-term study Friday whose findings challenge the prevailing wisdom.
    - 11 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 10:28pm -
  • Study: Short people's genes may confer higher heart risks

    Study: Short people's genes may confer higher heart risks

    Short people have more risk for heart disease, and now researchers may know why: Genes that govern height also seem to affect cholesterol, especially in men.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 9:26pm -
  • Food safety focus of new health campaign

    Food safety focus of new health campaign

    The United Nations launched a food safety campaign Tuesday for an era in which millions are dying of hunger or tainted produce even as more and more people fall ill from eating too much.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 1:04pm -
  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get best marks in diet review

    Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get best marks in diet review

    CHICAGO (AP) — Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 9:23pm -
  • Radiation from Fukushima disaster newly detected off Canada's coast

    Radiation from Fukushima disaster newly detected off Canada's coast

    By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too low to pose a significant threat to human or marine lif…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 8:53pm -
  • Vigorous exercise helps people live longer: study

    Vigorous exercise helps people live longer: study

    Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe hard, may be better than moderate exercise when it comes to living longer, researchers said Monday.
    - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 7:37pm -

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  • 7 Healthy rules Food Babe blogger might be wrong about

    7 Healthy rules Food Babe blogger might be wrong about

    Yvette d'Entremont, aka "Science Babe" has it out for the internet's favorite health food soldier, Vani Hari, aka "Food Babe." Hari's been getting significant attention online and in print over her rallies to get major food companies to change their…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 10:20pm -
  • Iced tea causes man's kidneys to fail

    Iced tea causes man's kidneys to fail

    When we think of drinks we know are bad for our health, the first thing we think of is likely alcohol. Then we might think of soda. But none of us would likely think of iced tea, right? I mean, it's practically a health food.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 5:12pm -
  • Spinach and kale just became the best anti-aging health hack

    Spinach and kale just became the best anti-aging health hack

    I know, I know. Kale is, like, so last year. Except that it's not. You can thank Martha Clare Morris, a lead researcher and author of a new study, who just helped prove it's even better for you than we thought before.
    - 21 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 7:06pm -
  • Man confesses 'I drank so much soda, they thought I was having a seizure'

    Man confesses 'I drank so much soda, they thought I was having a seizure'

    Sugar-laden sodas are a large reason why childhood obesity rates have tripled in the last 30 years.
    - 24 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:30pm -
  • The low-calorie rice hack definitely works, but at a price

    The low-calorie rice hack definitely works, but at a price

    It does really seem to good to be true, but researchers from Sri Lanka have developed a new way to cook rice that reduces the amount of calories it contains by up to 60 percent.
    - 25 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 9:15pm -
  • Is quinoa the best super food?

    Is quinoa the best super food?

    Kale, chia seeds and even cauliflower have all been called a super food, but now quinoa might be the next big thing, according to a new study.
    - 26 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:29am -
  • Dear diet: It's not me, it's definitely you

    Dear diet: It's not me, it's definitely you

    Dear dieting,It's not me, it's you. No, seriously.
    - 27 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:00am -
  • Man shows off the effects of stunning weight loss

    Man shows off the effects of stunning weight loss

    Over the course of six years, Matt Diaz, a 22-year-old from Brooklyn, New York, has lost a stunning 270 pounds. Any way you slice it, that's an impressive weight loss. But it's what he has done with himself since that weight loss that should serve as…
    - 29 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:45pm -
  • 10 Rules to eating healthy without annoying all your friends

    10 Rules to eating healthy without annoying all your friends

    Hello, my name is Bethany, and I am a clean eater. There is one important thing I have learned in my years of #cleaneating, and it is not how to live to the age of 100. It is how not to piss off your friends with your annoying healthy lifestyle.
    - 35 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • Why a temporary diet will never give you permanent results

    Why a temporary diet will never give you permanent results

    Say the word "diet" and you'll have most people running in the opposite direction. Let's face it, "diet" is one of the worst "D" words, and it's no surprise why. The word "diet" has such a negative stigma around it, thanks to society shaping it as su…
    - 39 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 1:08am -
  • 5 Weight loss tricks that are actually complete myths

    5 Weight loss tricks that are actually complete myths

    As spring and summer near, many of us are might be feeling the pressure to slim down. But there are some common weight-loss myths that could be holding you back from your goal weight.
    - 43 days ago, 9 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • The 'Nazi Diet' is the worst diet in history (literally)

    The 'Nazi Diet' is the worst diet in history (literally)

    A Russian diet guru came up with the worst diet in history — literally — when he suggested that his fellow countrymen try the "Nazi diet" to lose weight in the new year.
    - 48 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • The most common eating disorder is one you didn't know existed

    The most common eating disorder is one you didn't know existed

    The eating disorder that outranks both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa is called OSFED . It's basically the catchall for eating disorders that don't quite qualify as either of the first two mentioned. While that may make it sound like it's a les…
    - 54 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 10:10pm -
  • 7 Mind tricks that can help you lose weight

    7 Mind tricks that can help you lose weight

    Most of us may balk at the concept of a weight loss pill, but there’s a new one on the market that tricks the mind to burn fat by thinking the body has consumed calories.
    - 55 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • 8 Metabolism-boosting foods people swear by

    8 Metabolism-boosting foods people swear by

    What can you eat and do to rev up your metabolism?
    - 61 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • Consumers take to Facebook with concerns about hep A contamination

    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.
    - 64 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 3:17am -
  • Think 'thinspiration' helps you diet? Think again

    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…
    - 74 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.
    - 96 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • What we should really say to a friend calling herself 'fat'

    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…
    - 97 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 4:10pm -
  • New study shows you can't be obese and healthy

    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…
    - 6 Jan 15, 9:21pm -

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