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Category: Nutrition

FundamentalFacts and Tips for National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month When it comes to heart health, lots of risk factors and advice compete for your attention. How much you weigh, whether you smoke, your exercise habits, what you eat…each element contributes to your overall health picture, and each…

Health News Round-Up: An ‘Ounce of Preemption’ Before Treatment

Preparing for Surgery or Treatment with ‘Prehab’ Patients who undergo surgeries, or other aggressive treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation, are often guided in rehabilitation exercises afterward to build back lost strength and endurance. However, some specialists have begun to explore the…

Health News Round-Up: Cracking Down on Added Sugars

The Skinny on Limiting Sugar We’ve been warned about the dangers of consuming too much sugar, but now the FDA is making a proposal that could make excess sugar harder to overlook. The organization has suggested two changes to nutrition labels: first,…

Scrumptious Tropical Flavors Make a Meal of a Light Summer Salad

Featured Recipe The heat of summer can sometimes make us feel less hungry, and may make us less inclined to get into the kitchen. During especially hot days, even turning on the oven can drive your home’s temperature even higher. It’s truly…

Health News Round-Up: Cardiac Health Gains and Heart Attack Response

The Latest in Heart Health and Treatment Thanks to advances in comprehension and communication, emergency treatments for heart attacks are becoming ever faster and more effective. In the case of a heart attack, a speedy response can be lifesaving. This is why…

Summer Cookout Indulgence for a Patriotic Sweet Tooth

Featured Recipe A commitment to better diet doesn’t have to mean a lifetime of deprivation. Special occasions and events are times to congregate, celebrate, and often eat together. During summertime festivities, from cookouts to reunions, planning ahead can make it possible to…

This Memorial Day, Welcome Grilling Season with Irresistible Burgers

Featured Recipe After a long, cold winter, many of us are itching to get outdoors under any circumstances. And by the time the Memorial Day holiday arrives, we’re ready to herald the coming summer by starting up the grill. Our latest recipe…

Health News Round-Up: Role of Technology in Elder Care

Transforming Seniors’ Health Through Technology Global technology leaders IBM and Apple are working together to pilot an immense new social program. In partnership with Japan’s largest health and life insurance provider, the companies plan to distribute millions of Apple iPads to the…

Supercharge Your Day with a Powerful Breakfast Smoothie

Featured Recipe Healthy eating is a lifelong endeavor. Although studies consistently show the benefits of eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, many of us struggle to get our recommended daily servings. One great way to increase your fruit intake is to…

Celebrate Registered Dietitian Day with In-the-Know Nutrition

Registered Dietitian Day Regardless of age, gender, or health status, one thing we all have in common is food. Not only do we need to eat to stay alive, but what and how we eat can have a substantial effect on how…

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