nutrition

  1. Wellness

    Women vs. men: Different bodies, different vitamin requirements

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    Differences between the sexes go much deeper than how a woman or man does laundry, socializes with friends or chooses a movie. All...
  2. Hairstyles & Hair Care

    Get beautiful hair from the inside out

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    It turns out the saying -- “You are what you eat” -- really is true (especially when it comes to your hair)! We spoke with two...
  3. Dieting & Nutrition

    Nutritional benefits (and myths) of probiotics

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    You may have read recently about the benefits of probiotics -- microorganisms (including yeast) found in a variety of foods that are...
  4. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to pack a nutritious school lunch

    It’s back-to-school season! While most thoughts are about school supplies and clothes, don’t forget about the second-most important...
  5. Dieting & Nutrition

    What are the benefits of fermented foods?

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    You’ve likely heard that bacteria, especially in your stomach, can be associated with positive health benefits. That’s right....
  6. Losing Weight

    New weight loss drug: FDA approves Belviq

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    Not a cure, but a step in the right direction -- that’s what some experts are calling the newly FDA-approved diet pill, Belviq...
  7. Child Development & Health

    How to cut your child's sugar intake

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    A recent report by the CDC shows that sugar makes up 16 percent of the total daily caloric intake for children and adolescents,...
  8. Family Recipes

    Healthy eating habits for kids

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 12 million obese children in the U.S. Culprits like...
  9. Dieting & Nutrition

    How to spot hidden sugars in your everyday foods

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    You expect ice cream and cookies to be packed with sugar, but what about bread? Peanut butter? A frozen chicken entrée? It’s true --...
  10. Dieting & Nutrition

    5 Reasons you need to eat more fiber

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    Fiber is more than just a diet buzzword, it is a crucial nutrient that your body needs to ward off chronic illnesses and achieve...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Is fast food a bad parenting choice?

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    British teen Stacey Irvine recently fell ill after a steady diet of little more than McDonald's Chicken McNuggets. Who is to blame...
  12. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    What type of flour should I be buying?

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    It's easy for us to not put a lot of thought and consideration into certain commodity purchases like sugar, salt and flour. There...
  13. Tweens, Teens & College

    French nutritionist proposes giving kids better grades for being slim

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    A French nutritionist has drafted a proposal to help end childhood obesity in France by giving extra credit for staying thin. Is...
  14. School Age Kids

    Georgia's anti-obesity campaign brings childhood obesity to light

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    The state of Georgia has gone to a new level with a bold collection of anti-obesity ads that specifically target the childhood...
  15. Super Moms Guide: Cooking & Cleaning

    Starting a breakfast tradition with your kids

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    Skipping breakfast can mean your children go 16 hours or more without eating anything. This lack of nutrition can leave them feeling...
  16. Super Moms Guide: Cooking & Cleaning

    Start them young: Importance of breakfast for preschoolers

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    We always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day -- and it's true. Breakfast starts the day off right and...
  17. Pets & Animals

    What to look for in pet food ingredients

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    We know what to look for in our food ingredient labels: low sodium, high protein and natural ingredients. For the most part, a quick...
  18. School Age Kids

    Kids' breakfast food is more like dessert

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    Would you give your children cookies for breakfast? A new report from the Environmental Working Group reveals that many breakfast...
  19. Baby & Toddler

    Should you force your toddler to eat?

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    When it comes to eating toddler foods, your youngster seems to have an opinion about the fare he feeds on. But does your picky eater...
  20. Gardening

    Broccoli vs. Cauliflower

    Broccoli and cauliflower are so similar in how they look and how they grow. Heck, they're even often served together. So, it's easy...