Tag: fruits and vegetables

Updated U.S. Dietary Guidelines Omit Recommendations to...

The U.S. government has issued new dietary guidelines that keep existing limits on “added sugars” and alcohol consumption — despite...

January 7, 2021

Keeping Hydrated in Summer is Easier Than...

Pools of clear water seem to call to us when temperatures rise. It’s hard to resist the impulse — the...

August 13, 2020

Nutrition Month 2020: Ask Yourself These Questions...

This is the time of year when we remind everyone about choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity, which...

March 4, 2020

Roundup: Too Much Sitting & Heart Disease;...

Too Much Sitting Among Post-Menopausal Women Increases Heart Disease Risk, Researchers Say Sitting for too long on a regular basis...

February 21, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related...

January 10, 2020

Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer Many...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has...

October 3, 2019

How Fiber is Key to a Healthy...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many...

September 4, 2019

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy Breakfast

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying...

August 20, 2019

The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines,...

July 22, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research...

June 20, 2019

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Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

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Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

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Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...