Diet


Easing of School-Meal Rules Spotlights Kids’ Nutrition

An easing of school lunch regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is raising some concerns among dietitians that the rollback will send the...

May 15, 2017 / 2 min read


Healthy Mother’s Day Curry Lentil Stew

Celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson, culinary ambassador for the Miami Cancer Institute, taught cancer patients and survivors how to cook curry red lentil and vegetable stew...

May 12, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Gluten-Free Diets Could Harm Your Heart...

“Gluten-free” diets or products have become widespread but a new study warns that you may be putting your heart health at risk by shunning healthy...

May 5, 2017 / 4 min read


Fuel Yourself With Plant Proteins

Many people assume that you can’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet. If done correctly, a plant-based diet can be a healthy approach to...

April 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

April 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Integrative Medicine’ in...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently won the Georgia Science and...

April 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Gut Bacteria’s Possible Link to Irritable Bowel...

Emerging research into the health effects of bacteria living in our gastrointestinal tract has led to the discovery of a potential link between these bacteria...

April 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Tips on Controlling Portion Sizes

If you’ve been eating on the run or at restaurants, you’ve probably noticed that portion sizes have increased over the years. And so are Americans’...

March 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Binge Eating and Obesity

Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in the U.S. and is especially common in people who are obese.

March 2, 2017 / 2 min read