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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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  • newHere's Another Reason to Try the Mediterranean Diet - TIME

    Here's Another Reason to Try the Mediterranean Diet - TIME

    Medical News TodayHere's Another Reason to Try the Mediterranean DietTIMEPeople who maintained a version of the Mediterranean diet had a 50% lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease and a 42% lower risk of rapid kidney function decline, accord…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:40pm -
  • newBetter diet quality benefits vision, study finds - Healio
    Better diet quality benefits vision, study findsHealioResults showed that as the quality of a participant's diet improved, the risk for visual impairment decreased. Additionally, participants in the highest group of the TDS had a lower risk of visual…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:18pm -
  • newHow Did You Break Your Draconian Wedding Diet? - Jezebel

    How Did You Break Your Draconian Wedding Diet? - Jezebel

    JezebelHow Did You Break Your Draconian Wedding Diet?JezebelAs soon as I had that proverbial ring on my finger (I didn't have a literal engagement ring, so) I hit the gym and went on a diet. It sucked! But I lost most of the weight during our 9 month…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:06pm -
  • newWant a body like Pippa's? Then follow her wine-friendly no-diet diet! - USA TODAY

    Want a body like Pippa's? Then follow her wine-friendly no-diet diet! - USA TODAY

    USA TODAYWant a body like Pippa's? Then follow her wine-friendly no-diet diet!USA TODAYI've never done (protein-based diet) Dukan, attempted Atkins or exercised religiously seven days a week, but I do believe in making healthy choices — keeping ref…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 6:38pm -
  • Change Your Diet, Change Your Eye Color? - Yahoo Food
    Change Your Diet, Change Your Eye Color?Yahoo FoodIn the video above, FullyRaw blogger Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram claims that eating a raw food diet turned her eyes from “a very dark café brown color” to a “hazel color with almost a honey linin…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 12:02pm -
  • Diet stops seizures when epilepsy drugs fail - CBS News

    Diet stops seizures when epilepsy drugs fail - CBS News

    CBS NewsDiet stops seizures when epilepsy drugs failCBS NewsThe plan was to treat Jackson with a diet that is heavy in fat, low in protein and includes almost no carbohydrates. It's known as the ketogenic diet and has long been in the arsenal of last…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 9:57am -
  • Alicia Silverstone Talks About a Plant-Based Diet - ABC News

    Alicia Silverstone Talks About a Plant-Based Diet - ABC News

    ABC NewsAlicia Silverstone Talks About a Plant-Based DietABC NewsIt was more than 16 years ago that Silverstone switched to a vegan diet, ditching animal products such as dairy and meat. Since then, she's become an outspoken advocate for what she con…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 3:26pm -

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  • newJamie Mendell: The Way We Should Be Using a Food Journal
    As we go from ignoring our bodies to opening up a dialogue with them, we naturally start to make decisions out of love for our bodies. Read more: Food Journal, Weight Loss, Diet, Diet and Nutrition, Weight, Healthy Living News
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:59am -
  • The Active Times: Sneaky Sources of Sugar
    Diets consistently high in sugar can cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease--to avoid these and other health problems, it's important to know what's in your food. Check out these unexpected sources of sugar to be more aware of your sugar intake.…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:12pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dieting Must Die
    Dieting is a short-term, get-on-then-get-back-off approach to the permanent challenge of losing weight and finding health. It has been tested rather generously, and it does not work. Perpetuating a method proven so robustly to be a massive failure is…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 12:17pm -
  • The Active Times: The 8 Ways Soda Is Hurting You
    High calorie counts, insane amounts of added sugar, and unnatural additives. We all know soda is by no means healthy. It has become a major focus in t... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Diet,…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 11:29am -
  • Susan Liang: 5 Documentaries to Sink Your Teeth Into for Food Day
    What many of us may lack in political pull, we can make up for in taking the time to become more educated and present in our food choices. Read more: Food, Food for Thought, Local Food, Food Justice, Documentary, Food Deserts, Food Day,…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:11pm -
  • Gregg McBride: For Those of Us With a Dieter's Mentality, Halloween Is Scary for All the Wrong Reasons
    Hear that distant scream? That's not an extra from The Walking Dead or someone watching a scary movie marathon. That's me walking near the candy aisle... Read more: Gregg Mcbride, The Walking Dead, Halloween, Candy, Halloween Candy, Diet…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:36pm -
  • Danielle Prestejohn : What If It Wasn't About Weight Loss
    We need to start creating a difference between health and weight. Being healthy does not have to mean being skinny. I encourage proper nutrition, I support being active, I enjoy strength training, not because of the way it makes me look, but because…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Simple Messages Could Convince Kids to Drink Less Sugar
    Teens probably pay the least attention to health warnings, so how can we get the group that drinks the most soda to notice? Read more: Soda, Sugary Drinks, Sugarstacks, Healthy Living, Obesity, Family, Eating, Health, Calories, Food, Nut…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:40pm -
  • Katie Seaver: Overeating at Work? Try This
    You let your falafel wrap just be a falafel wrap. Not a complete respite from the grind of your day. And when you're not counting on your lunch to be your savior, it's a lot easier to stop when you're full. Read more: Diet, Diet and Nutr…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:45pm -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: I'll Have a Glass of Grapefruit Juice With My Bacon Fat
    A dieting concept that is more than 80 years old and should have been laughed out of existence now suddenly may have some validity. The concept is grapefruit juice. Read more: Grapefruits, Grapefruit Diet, Academic Research Supporting Gr…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:47am -
  • Annette Powers: How One Compulsive Eater Deals With the Temptation of Halloween Candy
    I'd been engaging in compulsive eating behaviors since I was 8 years old. Eating was my way of coping with everything in life -- stress, sadness, boredom. It was as if, somewhere deep inside, I believed that an extra layer of flesh would protect me f…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:24am -
  • Bill Couzens: Sorting Out the 911s
    These two smokers in the parking lot understandably are concerned about Ebola impacting their lives yet comforting themselves with the very thing that very likely will kill them. Read more: Ebola, Cancer, Smoking, Diet, Obesity, Healthy…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:24am -
  • Amy Pleimling: Change Is Hard, So Start Small
    Any change is hard. I know this because as I visit with my clients I learn most of them actually do know what healthy eating and behaviors look like.... Read more: Health, Diet, Behavior Change, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Advic…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 5:56pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Brain Zapping for Weight Loss
    Here's a prediction: It's only a matter of time before people start zapping their brain to shed weight.In the last few years, electrical brain stimul... Read more: Brain, Calories, Clinical Trial, Diet, Diy, Eating, Electric Stimulation…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 3:52pm -
  • Amelia Shroyer: Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing
    Throughout this evolution of my diet, I have been amazed and bewildered by the reactions I get from non-vegetarians when I tell someone I'm a vegetarian. Why, all of a sudden, were people who don't alter their diets berating me for not fitting into t…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:45am -
  • Kasia Wezowski: What Lies Behind Your Sugar Cravings?
    Three weeks ago, I thought I had a great life. We moved to our new house by the sea in Spain this spring. The weather was a big change from the heavy ... Read more: Sugar Cravings, Diet, Weight Loss, Emotional Eating, Eating, Healthy Li…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:25am -
  • 6 Easy Tricks To Help You Stop Overeating
    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comDo you ever have the sneaking suspicion that the place where you spend the most time—your home—is conspiring to m... Read more: Stop Overeating, Fifty, Overeating, post50, grandparents.com, Weight Loss,…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Rebecca Jane Weinstein: Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences
    I remember that red lollipop like I wasn't six-years-old then and 46 now. Before being bestowed that glistening cellophane-wrapped, ruby-red, cherry-sweet consolation prize, I was just a little kid trapped in a world of grown-ups who hated themselves…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 10:49am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: A Taste for Stealth
    Stealth nutrition can work for you or against you. Unfortunately, it has been used against you by the food industry for years.First, we need a defin... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Diet, Nutrition, Food, Cuisine, Cook…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 6:46pm -
  • Rob Taub: Due Diligence on Diabetes
    I'm a regular person with a job, family commitments and time constraints like everyone else. Managing one's own health is a process requiring time and effort, but it's for something very important -- your own well-being. Read more: Diab…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 2:19pm -
  • Which Of Your Favorite Foods Are Hiding A Massive Water Footprint?
    Extensive drought has Californians thinking twice about running the tap while brushing their teeth or taking that 20-minute shower. But what some peop... Read more: Food Water Footprint, Water Footprint, Global Water Footprint, Food Wate…
    - 18 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 3:54pm -
  • Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.: 5 Myths About Supplements for Back Pain
    When researching supplements to help with back pain, always be sure that you are getting your information from legitimate and verified sources. While the Internet can provide a great deal of information, there is a lot of false information out there.…
    - 18 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:03pm -
  • Tony Posnanski: 9 Things I Hated About Being Morbidly Obese
    I remember when I got a salad after losing 20 pounds, and the cashier rolled her eyes. I remember losing 50 pounds and being able to hear the click of the seatbelt. I remember losing 80 pounds and being able to wipe myself. Read more: Di…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 4:20pm -
  • Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.: The Secret to Heart Health Is Avoiding Sugar
    It isn't often that an entire medical consensus changes, and it has certainly created quite a stir. But it actually isn't bad news. It's important to understand the root causes of life-threatening diseases and implement effective strategies and treat…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 3:16pm -
  • Margaret Marshall: Trick-or-Treat in High Heels
    Strengthen your control to set you in the right direction for smart eating during the entire holiday season. This is the start needed to continue into the heart of the holiday season, so you will be able to awake on New Year's Day feeling empowered.…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 11:47am -

Huffington Post (Diet & Nutrition)

  • SELF: What 200 Calories Of Your Favorite Halloween Candy Looks Like
    We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free. Read more: Slidepollajax, Candy, Halloween Candy, Calories, Healthy Eating, Wellness, Healthy Living, Trick-or-Treat, Po…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 7:59am -
  • Jenn Hand: Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans: Does it Really Matter?
    Remember that health goes much deeper than whether or not you are a size 2 and 110 pounds. Looking within allows you to find lasting wellness and health. And isn't that what we all really want? Read more: Losing Weight, Holistic Health,…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • Nishma Shah: Why Boosting My Son's Immune System Is the Most Important Thing in the World
    Our story started in 2005 when my beautiful son was born. When he was four weeks old we knew something was not right, and we rushed him to hospital. T... Read more: Health, Children, Liver Disease, Nutrition, Parenting, Healthy Living N…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN: Trend Spotting: 7 Top Food Trends
    This year, the expo portion of the event drew more than 350 food and nutrition related exhibitors. It's here that new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life. Read more: Snacking, Food Trends, Nutrition, Health…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:07pm -
  • The Active Times: Sneaky Sources of Sugar
    Diets consistently high in sugar can cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease--to avoid these and other health problems, it's important to know what's in your food. Check out these unexpected sources of sugar to be more aware of your sugar intake.…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:12pm -
  • Being Fat Used To Be An Evolutionary Advantage. Now It's A Disease. Here's What Happened
    Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarante... Read more: History of Obesity, Obesity History, Obesity History Timeline, History of…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 8:19am -
  • Tricia Spencer: Why FDA Nutrition Label Regulations Fail Consumers
    To reap the health benefits, I began eating canned sardines packed in olive oil years ago. I eat the contents of a single can nearly every day, but I recently discovered that the nutritional information I thought to be true wasn't accurate at all.…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 2:59pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dieting Must Die
    Dieting is a short-term, get-on-then-get-back-off approach to the permanent challenge of losing weight and finding health. It has been tested rather generously, and it does not work. Perpetuating a method proven so robustly to be a massive failure is…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 12:17pm -
  • The Active Times: The 8 Ways Soda Is Hurting You
    High calorie counts, insane amounts of added sugar, and unnatural additives. We all know soda is by no means healthy. It has become a major focus in t... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Diet,…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 11:29am -
  • 6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating
    Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out al... Read more: Fat, Healthy Fats, Healthy Fat, Heart Healthy Fat, Polyunsaturated Fats,…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 8:25am -
  • How To Cook With Pumpkin That Doesn't Come From A Can
    From pies to lattes, pumpkin is a staple of all our fall favorites. It's also a powerful superfood, known to aid weight loss and boost immunity, among... Read more: Fresh Pumpkin Recipes, Fresh Pumpkin, Real Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Diet and Nu…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 8:56am -
  • Ray Flynn: What A Caregiver Needs To Do In Order To Help Others
    When I returned to Boston from Rome, where I served as U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican for almost five years, I was getting older and now had larger family obligations -- 17 grandchildren. But I still found the time and energy to do all the things I h…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:14pm -
  • Mike Sheridan: The Life You Want
    A lack of importance on your health and relationships now, may mean a lack of health and relationships when they're most important. Decide what matters, plan your perfect life, and start living it! Read more: Nutrition, Health, Fitness a…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:11pm -
  • Susan Liang: 5 Documentaries to Sink Your Teeth Into for Food Day
    What many of us may lack in political pull, we can make up for in taking the time to become more educated and present in our food choices. Read more: Food, Food for Thought, Local Food, Food Justice, Documentary, Food Deserts, Food Day,…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:11pm -
  • Gregg McBride: For Those of Us With a Dieter's Mentality, Halloween Is Scary for All the Wrong Reasons
    Hear that distant scream? That's not an extra from The Walking Dead or someone watching a scary movie marathon. That's me walking near the candy aisle... Read more: Gregg Mcbride, The Walking Dead, Halloween, Candy, Halloween Candy, Diet…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:36pm -
  • Danielle Prestejohn : What If It Wasn't About Weight Loss
    We need to start creating a difference between health and weight. Being healthy does not have to mean being skinny. I encourage proper nutrition, I support being active, I enjoy strength training, not because of the way it makes me look, but because…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Simple Messages Could Convince Kids to Drink Less Sugar
    Teens probably pay the least attention to health warnings, so how can we get the group that drinks the most soda to notice? Read more: Soda, Sugary Drinks, Sugarstacks, Healthy Living, Obesity, Family, Eating, Health, Calories, Food, Nut…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:40pm -
  • David Zinczenko: The 10 Saltiest Meals In America
    How Applebees managed to turn shrimp and sautéed vegetables into one of the saltiest foods in America may be the eighth wonder of the world. Read more: Saltiest Foods, PF Chang, Cheesecake Factory, Saltiest Meals, Salt, Sodium, Diet and…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:12am -
  • Katie Seaver: Overeating at Work? Try This
    You let your falafel wrap just be a falafel wrap. Not a complete respite from the grind of your day. And when you're not counting on your lunch to be your savior, it's a lot easier to stop when you're full. Read more: Diet, Diet and Nutr…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:45pm -
  • The Active Times: The Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Exercise
    Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, "I'm too tired" is probably the most common.Click Here to see th... Read more: Fitness and Exercise, Fitness, Diet and Nutrition, Exercise, Health, Wel…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:08pm -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: I'll Have a Glass of Grapefruit Juice With My Bacon Fat
    A dieting concept that is more than 80 years old and should have been laughed out of existence now suddenly may have some validity. The concept is grapefruit juice. Read more: Grapefruits, Grapefruit Diet, Academic Research Supporting Gr…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:47am -
  • Katherine Brooking: 5 Healthy Essentials To Keep In Your Pantry
    Could your pantry be the key to improving your diet and helping you peel off pounds? Here are five pantry essentials that I always have on hand to whip up healthy meals at a moment's notice. Read more: Kitchen Essentials, Pantry, Health…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:30am -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • The Active Times: Sneaky Sources of Sugar
    Diets consistently high in sugar can cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease--to avoid these and other health problems, it's important to know what's in your food. Check out these unexpected sources of sugar to be more aware of your sugar intake.…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 12:12pm -
  • Tricia Spencer: Why FDA Nutrition Label Regulations Fail Consumers
    To reap the health benefits, I began eating canned sardines packed in olive oil years ago. I eat the contents of a single can nearly every day, but I recently discovered that the nutritional information I thought to be true wasn't accurate at all.…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 2:59pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Dieting Must Die
    Dieting is a short-term, get-on-then-get-back-off approach to the permanent challenge of losing weight and finding health. It has been tested rather generously, and it does not work. Perpetuating a method proven so robustly to be a massive failure is…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 12:17pm -
  • The Active Times: The 8 Ways Soda Is Hurting You
    High calorie counts, insane amounts of added sugar, and unnatural additives. We all know soda is by no means healthy. It has become a major focus in t... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Nutrition, Diet and Nutrition, Diet,…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 11:29am -
  • Ray Flynn: What A Caregiver Needs To Do In Order To Help Others
    When I returned to Boston from Rome, where I served as U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican for almost five years, I was getting older and now had larger family obligations -- 17 grandchildren. But I still found the time and energy to do all the things I h…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:14pm -
  • Mike Sheridan: The Life You Want
    A lack of importance on your health and relationships now, may mean a lack of health and relationships when they're most important. Decide what matters, plan your perfect life, and start living it! Read more: Nutrition, Health, Fitness a…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:11pm -
  • Danielle Prestejohn : What If It Wasn't About Weight Loss
    We need to start creating a difference between health and weight. Being healthy does not have to mean being skinny. I encourage proper nutrition, I support being active, I enjoy strength training, not because of the way it makes me look, but because…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Simple Messages Could Convince Kids to Drink Less Sugar
    Teens probably pay the least attention to health warnings, so how can we get the group that drinks the most soda to notice? Read more: Soda, Sugary Drinks, Sugarstacks, Healthy Living, Obesity, Family, Eating, Health, Calories, Food, Nut…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:40pm -
  • Katherine Brooking: 5 Healthy Essentials To Keep In Your Pantry
    Could your pantry be the key to improving your diet and helping you peel off pounds? Here are five pantry essentials that I always have on hand to whip up healthy meals at a moment's notice. Read more: Kitchen Essentials, Pantry, Health…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:30am -
  • Daniel J. Schultz: A Helpful Guide to Avoid Popular Food Products That Still Contain Trans Fats
    We can continue to push food companies to remove trans fats, and we can avoid them for now by knowing where they still lurk. A simple task to do when you are grocery shopping is to browse the ingredient list and check for the words partially hydrogen…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:35pm -
  • Gaia Paradiso: Why Running Against Hunger
    Just imagine if we, speaking from the western world, go to bed hungry only for one or two nights. Would we be able to be as effective and as productive at work as always? Read more: Hunger Run, Wfp, Fao, Ifad, Bioversity-International, S…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:22pm -
  • Dr. Shelley Plumb: Nutty or Naughty?
    Even as an adult, I find myself being a little naughty at times too; I find myself making poor choices when it comes to nutrition. What happens when nutty, or a lack of knowledge surrounding nutrition, turns into naughty, making poor decisions?…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:54pm -
  • Amy Pleimling: Change Is Hard, So Start Small
    Any change is hard. I know this because as I visit with my clients I learn most of them actually do know what healthy eating and behaviors look like.... Read more: Health, Diet, Behavior Change, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Advic…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 5:56pm -
  • Hannah Laufer-Rottman: The Hunger Language
    A parent who doesn't feed his/her hungry child is judged harshly -- and children come to understand that being fed regularly is their birth right, their entitlement. This is not the case for those living in poverty and with food insecurity.…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 5:44pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: Brain Zapping for Weight Loss
    Here's a prediction: It's only a matter of time before people start zapping their brain to shed weight.In the last few years, electrical brain stimul... Read more: Brain, Calories, Clinical Trial, Diet, Diy, Eating, Electric Stimulation…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 3:52pm -
  • Ali Cherry: The New Junk Food Marketing to Kids: Health Food Marketing to Adults
    As we expect more from "healthy," we'll start making better choices and perhaps model for our children a better relationship with food marketing. Read more: Food Marketing, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Healthy Living, Healthy Living News
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Andy Bellatti: Think a Soda Tax Is Regressive? Try Diabetes
    If the well-being of lower-income Americans is so important to the beverage industry, how about ending the relentless marketing onslaught of sugar-laden and harmful products targeted right at them? Read more: Soda Tax, Soda, San Francisc…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:38am -
  • George Giokas: You Are What You Eat, So Eat Memorably
    Though I have a good memory of the Greek dishes my mom would make from scratch every day, I remember the smells the most. In whatever corner my brain stores smells, it's good as new because I can conjure them up in an instant. Read more:…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 8:51pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: A Taste for Stealth
    Stealth nutrition can work for you or against you. Unfortunately, it has been used against you by the food industry for years.First, we need a defin... Read more: Health, Healthy Living Health News, Diet, Nutrition, Food, Cuisine, Cook…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 6:46pm -
  • Daniel J. Schultz: 10 Strange Tricks to Lose Belly Fat
    Do not ruin the experience of life by worrying all the time about eating unhealthy or not exercising. Healthy living is not a 5K race but a marathon -- being healthy is about long-term habits. Read more: Weight Loss Tips, Healthy Living,…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:56am -
  • The Active Times: Counting Calories, Weighing Yourself and Other Habits That Waste Your Time
    Getting fit and leading a healthy lifestyle takes a lot of hard work. Getting to a point where you feel comfortable, confident and happy with your bod... Read more: Health, Fitness and Exercise, Fitness, Weight Loss, Nutrition, Diet and…
    - 18 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:17pm -
  • Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.: 5 Myths About Supplements for Back Pain
    When researching supplements to help with back pain, always be sure that you are getting your information from legitimate and verified sources. While the Internet can provide a great deal of information, there is a lot of false information out there.…
    - 18 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:03pm -

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

    Kristin Wartman:  Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

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

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Medical News Today

Diet Plans Weekly

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

    Get Cozy with Satisfying Fall Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan

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

Healthline

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

Tippy Toe Diet

  • newLessons from That Old House

    Lessons from That Old House

    There’s been a great deal of drama (and a fair share of comedy) in my neighborhood this week. We’ve had news crews camped out and helicopters circling overhead. Residents have set up lawn chairs to watch the story progress. Or … Continue readin…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 7:04pm -
  • Weirdest Vacation Story Yet

    Weirdest Vacation Story Yet

    Finally, I’m home again. It feels good…but sad, too. I had such a fun weekend with my friends! Y’all know I can’t have a normal vacation. A car crashes into a restaurant in which I’m eating, cops bang on my … Continue reading →Weirdest…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:43pm -
  • Happy Traveler

    Happy Traveler

    Greetings from northern Virginia! Yep, I’m traveling again, but this time it’s purely for fun. And am I ever having fun! cue: boring vacation photos I left home at 6 a.m. Sunday and stopped at Burgess Falls State Park in … Continue reading →H…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 12:42pm -
  • Alphabet Soup: It’s All About I

    Alphabet Soup: It’s All About I

    Okay, so it’s not grammatically correct. It’s the best I could come up with at the moment. Time again for another installment of Alphabet Soup, my letter-by-letter look at the words and concepts that help me in weight management. I … Continue r…
    - 23 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:00am -
  • Respite…and Just in the Nick of Time

    Respite…and Just in the Nick of Time

    Ahh, home again and getting back in the groove. Again. This week’s adventure took me back to middle Tennessee, but an hour or so south of Nashville, to a little town called Winchester. Along the way, I spotted this interesting … Continue reading…
    - 29 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • Foods My Grandmother Wouldn’t Recognize

    Foods My Grandmother Wouldn’t Recognize

    Have you ever had those times when an odd phrase pops up repeatedly, but from different sources? That’s what’s happened to me over the past week or so with the admonition to avoid “foods your grandmother wouldn’t recognize.” It jumps … Co…
    - 36 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 3:42pm -
  • The Weekly Traveler

    The Weekly Traveler

    Greetings from…Memphis!   After another week working in Nashville, I’m safe at home. Safe, and zonked. For the most part, the week was quiet. I worked my paid job in the morning and my unpaid job for a few hours … Continue reading →The Weekl…
    - 42 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:47am -

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)

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

  • newHigh prevalence of vitamin D deficiency across the board in neuromuscular disease
    More credence has been added to a growing awareness of the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in neuromuscular disease by newly presented research. Vitamin D supplementation has been suggested to improve function in frail elderly patients at ris…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:19pm -
  • newResearchers probe link between newborn health, vitamin A
    The impact vitamin A has on newborns is virtually unknown, but nutrition researchers have published two papers that may provide a framework for future investigations of the vitamin and neonatal health.
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:38am -
  • Breathe easier: Get your vitamin D
    Asthma, which inflames and narrows the airways, has become more common in recent years. While there is no known cure, asthma can be managed with medication and by avoiding allergens and other triggers. A new study points to a convenient, free way to…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:26pm -
  • Mushroom extract, AHCC, helpful in treating HPV
    A Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective for the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial. Ten HPV-positive women were treated orally with the extract, AHCC (active hexose correlated compound) once dai…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:24pm -
  • 'Sticky' ends start synthetic collagen growth
    Researchers detail how synthetic collagen helices self-assemble into fibers and gels. The discovery could lead to better synthetic materials for medical applications, they say. Collagen is the most common protein in mammals, a major component of bone…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 6:48pm -
  • One drop will do: Researchers develop simple new test for vitamin B12 deficiency
    A novel method to test for vitamin B12 deficiency that is sensitive enough to work on anyone, including newborn babies and large swaths of the general population, scientists say.
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 2:05pm -
  • Team discovers how microbes build a powerful antibiotic
    Researchers have made a breakthrough in understanding how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature. Their discovery solves a decades-old mystery, and opens up new avenues of research into thousands of similar molecules, many of which are likely…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 11:54pm -
  • Heart drug may help treat ALS, mouse study shows
    Digoxin, a medication used in the treatment of heart failure, may be adaptable for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive, paralyzing disease, suggests new research.
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 11:54pm -
  • High-dose vitamin D not effective for helping women with repeat reproductive tract infections
    Vitamin D appears not to be effective for treating repeat occurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV), the most common reproductive infection among women worldwide. While earlier studies have shown a correlation between low vitamin D levels and BV, new r…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:12pm -
  • Mechanism uncovered for protein activator could play role in diagnosis, targeted therapy for colorectal cancer
    Uncovering the mechanisms of a protein activator involved in promoting colorectal cancer, scientists demonstrated that a small GTPase enzyme, known as Rab1A, is a key switch for amino acid signaling – a process that investigators say could play an…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:07pm -
  • Many in U.S. have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worst
    Most US adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average, researchers report. An estimated 10 to 25 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of disability…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:10pm -
  • Cancer patients should not hesitate to speak with their doctors about dietary supplements
    Many cancer patients use dietary supplements such as vitamins, minerals and herbs or other botanicals but often don't tell their doctor. This gap in communication can happen when patients believe that their doctors are indifferent or negative toward…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:20pm -
  • Omega 3 can help children with ADD, experts say
    Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD. New research also indicates that a special cognitive training program can improve problem behavior in children with ADHD.
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:18pm -
  • Herbal medicines could contain dangerous levels of toxic mold
    Herbal medicines such as licorice, Indian rennet and opium poppy, are at risk of contamination with toxic mold, according to a new study. The authors of the study say it's time for regulators to control mold contamination. An estimated 64% of people…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:10pm -
  • Finally: Missing link between vitamin D, prostate cancer
    A new study offers compelling evidence that inflammation may be the link between vitamin D and prostate cancer. Specifically, the study shows that the gene GDF-15, known to be upregulated by vitamin D, is notably absent in samples of human prostate c…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:40pm -
  • Trans fats still weighing Americans down
    Americans are eating less trans and saturated fats than they were three decades ago, but they're still consuming these bad fats more than what's recommended for good cardiovascular health. Intake of healthy omega-3 fatty acid was steady over the last…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:39pm -
  • Lose the weight, not the potatoes, study says
    People can eat potatoes and still lose weight, a new study demonstrates. The study sought to gain a better understanding of the role of calorie reduction and the glycemic index in weight loss when potatoes are included in the diet. “Some people ha…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:33pm -
  • Aphthous ulcers: Causes of mucosal inflammation unclear
    A painful inflamed lesion on the oral mucosa, which often seems to be burning at the periphery: every third individual has at one point had such a lesion -- an aphthous ulcer. Often they resolve after a brief period of time. In 2 to 10 percent of pat…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:34pm -
  • Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts
    An new animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet. Researchers suggest that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:57pm -
  • Seven ways to feel full without overeating
    Not feeling full after or between meals can result in overeating. Eating certain nutrients and foods may help curb appetite and keep one feeling fuller longer, according to an expert.
    - 10 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • Misreporting diet information could impact nutrition recommendations for Hispanics
    Faulty self-reporting of the food we eat can lead to incorrect conclusions about whether we are meeting dietary recommendations for certain essential nutrients, say researchers. A new study is the first to examine how accounting for the problem of mi…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:16pm -
  • Altering gut bacteria might mitigate lupus, study suggests
    Lactobacillus species, commonly seen in yogurt cultures, correlate, in the guts of mouse models, with mitigation of lupus symptoms, while Lachnospiraceae, a type of Clostridia, correlate with worsening, according to research. 'Our results suggest tha…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:27am -
  • Children who drink non-cow's milk are twice as likely to have low vitamin D
    Children who drink non-cow's milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat's milk, have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than those who drink cow's milk, according to a new study.
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • Fish intake associated with boost to antidepressant response
    Up to half of patients who suffer from major depression do not respond to treatment with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. Now a group of researchers has carried out a study that shows that increasing fatty fish intake appears to increase the…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:01pm -
  • Structure of an iron-transport protein revealed
    Iron is the most abundant trace element in humans. As a cofactor of certain proteins, it plays an essential role in oxygen transport and metabolism. Due to the major importance of iron in a wide variety of cellular processes, and the harm caused by i…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • New molecule from herb discovered, potential for drug development
    A new molecule that can join together chains of amino acids -- the building blocks of protein -- has been discovered by researchers. Only three other known molecules have been discovered to be able to perform this function, which is an important proc…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Major breakthrough could help detoxify pollutants
    A major breakthrough could lead to more effective methods for detoxifying dangerous pollutants like PCBs and dioxins, scientists say. The result is a culmination of 15 years of research. It details how certain organisms manage to lower the toxicity o…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 7:15pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency increases poor brain function after cardiac arrest by sevenfold
    Patients with vitamin D deficiency were more likely to have a poor neurological outcome or die after sudden cardiac arrest than those who were not deficient. Nearly one-third of the patients who were deficient in vitamin D had died 6 months after the…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:28pm -
  • Human genetic research uncovers how omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol
    Research based on the genetic information from over 100,000 individuals of European ancestry has uncovered a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels through the generation of a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins. Th…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:35pm -
  • Moms-to-be with low vitamin D levels could have more painful labors
    Pregnant women with low vitamin D levels experience an increased amount of pain during labor, according to a study. Vitamin D deficiency has long been associated with depression and pain, but this is the first study to demonstrate its association wit…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 9:06pm -
  • Fish oil supplements have little effect on irregular heartbeat
    High doses of fish oil supplements, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, do not reduce atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat in which the heart can beat as fast as 150 beats a minute, results from a clinical trial indicate.
    - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 8:04pm -
  • Atomic map reveals clues to how cholesterol is made
    In spite of its dangerous reputation, cholesterol is in fact an essential component of human cells. By mapping the structure of a key enzyme involved in making it, researchers have gained new insight into this complex process with implications for un…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Oct 14, 5:48pm -
  • Efficacy of 'natural' bed bug pesticides compared
    The efficacy of nine essential oil-based products and two detergents that are labeled and marketed for bed bug control were evaluated by researchers. When the researchers sprayed the 11 non-synthetic pesticides directly on bed bug nymphs, they found…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Oct 14, 5:48pm -
  • Recent kidney policy changes have not created racial disparities in care
    After the implementation of a new payment system for kidney failure care and changes to dosing guidelines for anemia drugs, there were no meaningful differences by race regarding changes in management practices or laboratory measures among dialysis p…
    - 22 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 1:03am -
  • 'Good' fat that fights diabetes discovered by scientists
    A new class of lipids in humans that is linked to reduced inflammation and improved blood sugar levels in diabetes has been uncovered by researchers. Lipids, like cholesterol, are typically associated with poor health. But in recent years, researcher…
    - 22 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 4:49pm -
  • Women who eat fried food regularly before conceiving at increased risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy
    Women who eat fried food regularly before conceiving are at increased risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy, a study has shown. Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a complication that can arise during pregnancy, and is characterised by a…
    - 23 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 12:37am -
  • Conspicuous tRNA lookalikes riddle the human genome
    A new discovery suggests that the number of human genomic loci that might be coding for tRNAs is nearly double what is currently known.
    - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:09pm -
  • Natural gene selection can produce orange corn rich in provitamin A for Africa, U.S.
    A set of genes that can be used to naturally boost the provitamin A content of corn kernels has been identified by researchers, a finding that could help combat vitamin A deficiency in developing countries and macular degeneration in the elderly.
    - 25 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 5:35pm -
  • Vitamin D significantly improves symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis in children
    A study conducted in more than 100 Mongolian schoolchildren found that daily treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly reduced the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema.
    - 28 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 5:54pm -
  • Discussing alternative medicine choices for better health outcomes
    Insight into the use of alternative medicines by pediatric cardiac patients has been gained by new research. This is discussed, as well as how effective they are seen to be, in a new article.
    - 28 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 5:54pm -
  • New materials for better, stronger and cheaper dental implants
    A ceramic polymer blend has been developed by researchers to reduce costs of dental implants. "By optimizing the geometry and consistency of the implants we can ensure that they remain in place longer, but with a lower cost than the titanium implant,…
    - 28 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 10:44am -
  • Drug-food interactions in mountaineering
    The nutritional and health situations existing at high altitudes, as well as the routinely used nutritional ergogenic and pharmacological aids, have been the focus of recent study. According to researchers, the possible interactions between drugs and…
    - 29 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 12:41pm -
  • Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression
    Patients with increased inflammation, including those receiving cytokines for medical treatment, have a greatly increased risk of depression. For example, a 6-month treatment course of interferon-alpha therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection…
    - 30 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:01pm -
  • Genetic study casts further doubt that vitamin D prevents the development of type 2 diabetes
    There is no evidence of a causal link between a person’s vitamin D levels, and whether they develop type 2 diabetes, a large study has concluded. The findings of this study challenge evidence from earlier observational studies which suggest that hi…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:20am -
  • Disease decoded: Gene mutation may lead to development of new cancer drugs
    The discovery of a gene mutation that causes a rare premature aging disease could lead to the development of drugs that block the rapid, unstoppable cell division that makes cancer so deadly, researchers report.
    - 31 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:42pm -
  • High-dose vitamin D for ICU patients who are vitamin D deficient does not improve outcomes
    Administration of high-dose vitamin D3 compared with placebo did not reduce hospital length of stay, intensive care unit length of stay, hospital mortality, or the risk of death at 6 months among patients with vitamin D deficiency who were critically…
    - 31 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:06pm -
  • Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to reduced risk of coronary heart disease
    Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, a recent study has found. The sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids include fish, vegetable oils, and nuts. The present study shows, in line with earlier research, th…
    - 31 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:04pm -
  • Shining cells responsible for developing tumors, experts discover
    Researchers have discovered and characterized a new specific marker for cancer stem cells: riboflavin, or vitamin B2, a pigment that emits green fluorescence as a result of its accumulation inside intracellular vesicles. This light emission property,…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:45pm -
  • New way to detox? 'Gold of Pleasure' oilseed boosts liver detoxification enzymes
    Scientists have found compounds that boost liver detoxification enzymes nearly fivefold, and they’ve found them in a pretty unlikely place -- the crushed seeds left after oil extraction from an oilseed crop used in jet fuel. Oilseed crops, includin…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 4:40pm -
  • Early sign of pancreatic cancer identified by researchers
    A sign of the early development of pancreatic cancer –- an upsurge in certain amino acids that occurs before the disease is diagnosed and symptoms appear -- has been identified by a team of researchers. Although the increase isn’t large enough to…
    - 33 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 7:47pm -
  • Widespread vitamin D deficiency in thyroidectomy patients, study shows
    Widespread vitamin D deficiency has been found among patients who undergo a thyroidectomy, potentially putting them at greater risk for developing dangerously low blood calcium levels after surgery. Those more likely to be vitamin D deficient are ind…
    - 36 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 10:26pm -
  • Modified vitamin D shows promise as treatment for pancreatic cancer
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  • Massive weight loss increases risk of complications in body-shaping surgery
    Patients who lost more than 100 pounds and those who shed weight through bariatric surgery had the highest risk of complications from later surgical procedures to reshape their leaner bodies, a new study shows.
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    FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula

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  • Russia may limit Belarus, Ukraine food shipments - RIA
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    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:01pm -
  • Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

    Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market. The wrist-worn device h…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 5:28am -
  • TB-diabetes co-epidemic looms, experts warn

    TB-diabetes co-epidemic looms, experts warn

    A report warned Wednesday of a looming tuberculosis-diabetes epidemic as the two diseases intertwine in many countries, driven in part by a rise in unhealthy lifestyles.
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  • Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work

    Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work

    ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Yaa Kyerewaa cuts a lonely figure beside a pile of animal parts: the jaws of a giant rodent, the hooves of wild pigs, snails. This bush meat was once considered a delicacy and fetched premium prices. But Ebola has frightened awa…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 9:46am -
  • 'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland

    'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland

    A Dutch-based student on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of an "ambulance drone", a flying defibrillator able to reach heart attack victims within precious life-saving minutes.
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  • Cold war takes hold in Sanofi boardroom
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  • Former Google executive's app aims to tackle chronic illness
    By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Having difficulty managing chronic disease? Vida, a new startup founded by Google Inc's former commerce chief, aims to help patients get healthy, reduce stress levels and lose weight through online "health…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 5:15pm -
  • Sanofi shares sink as diabetes sales slow, CEO pressured

    Sanofi shares sink as diabetes sales slow, CEO pressured

    By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi said sales growth at its leading business of diabetes treatments would stall next year due to tough competition on prices in the United States, sending its shares down more than 8 percent on T…
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  • U.S. FDA issues emergency authorization for two new Ebola tests
    By Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal health regulators granted emergency authorization on Saturday for two new tests made by BioFire Defense that detect Ebola in humans, highlighting new steps by the government to prevent a severe outbrea…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:57pm -
  • China to offer $82 million in fourth round of Ebola aid
    China said on Friday it would donate 500 million yuan ($82 million) (51.02 million pound) to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to battle Ebola, its largest round of aid to help contain the spread of the deadly virus. China has sent hundreds of aid wor…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:57pm -
  • Hikma Pharma shares slip on FDA warning for Portugal plant

    Hikma Pharma shares slip on FDA warning for Portugal plant

    (Reuters) - Drugmaker Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said the U.S. Shares in the Jordanian company fell more than 6 percent on Friday as the warning added to disappointment of weak branded drug sales and a case filed by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co against th…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:08am -
  • Novartis reports positive results in spinal inflammation condition

    Novartis reports positive results in spinal inflammation condition

    Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Thursday two late-stage trials showed its drug secukinumab improved symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis, a debilitating joint condition of the spine. The trials, which involved a total of approximately 600 patients, fo…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:37am -
  • French developer of 'peanut allergy patch' makes U.S. debut
    By Noëlle Mennella and Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - French biotech firm DBV Technologies - developer of what it says is a breakthrough treatment for peanut allergy sufferers - makes its U.S. market debut on Wednesday, with a Nasdaq listing set to…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:09am -
  • China's companies, billionaires must step up to fight Ebola - WFP
    By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) - China's corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa despite vast economic ties to the region, the World Food Programme said on Monday. An Ebo…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:29am -
  • Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

    Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola.
    - 13 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 6:23pm -
  • Danone decides on Mead Johnson as takeover target - sources

    Danone decides on Mead Johnson as takeover target - sources

    By Sophie Sassard PARIS (Reuters) - French food giant Danone , maker of Activia yoghurt and Evian water, has decided it wants to pursue a takeover of U.S. infant formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Group , sources familiar with the matter told Reute…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:52pm -
  • Food prices soar in Ebola-hit countries, aid workers deliver rations
    By Stephanie Nebehay and James Harding Giahyue GENEVA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Food prices have risen by an average of 24 percent across the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as aid workers sc…
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