For years, America's childhood obesity crisis was viewed as an insurmountable problem, one that was too complicated and too entrenched to ever really solve. According to the conventional wisdom, healthy food simply didn't sell—the demand wasn't there and higher profits were found elsewhere—so it just wasn't worth the investment. But thanks... Read More
(NewsUSA) - "Lose the salt shaker, and you'll improve your health," said David H. Stone, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Adding table salt (sodium chloride) to your food increases your overall salt intake, especially when eating out or when consuming ready-to-eat foods. When it comes to... Read More
A recent survey found moms consider the back to school season a fresh start and 61 percent of moms resolve to get their families eating healthier during the school year. In addition, nearly half of the surveyed moms felt that their biggest challenge to accomplishing this is the cost of... Read More
As schools introduce lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch regulations, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about. Dr. Keith Ayoob, RD, a nationally-recognized child nutrition expert, highlights the biggest changes under the new... Read More
The substance, known as “Pink Slime” is essentially fatty beef trimmings treated with ammonium hydroxide gas to kill off bacteria like E. coli and salmonella, which has a tendency to reside more prominently in these byproducts. Used essentially as “filler” to turn .7 of a pound of normal ground beef... Read More
Healthy habits such as eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are key strategies for managing cardiovascular disease - the number one cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association. That is why it is incredibly important to approach breakfast with your heart...
Believe it or not, being properly hydrated is one of the best things you can do for your body. That means being in balance -- the water your body loses from perspiration, breathing and other body processes is replaced by the water you consume. Based on clinical trials on adults, published...
In the U.S., 10 percent of young children aged two to five are categorized as obese. The latest findings from the landmark Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) reveal that, as early as 12 to 24 months, children are beginning to develop some unhealthy dietary patterns that may contribute...
You may have heard the saying that if you take good care of your body, it will take good care of you. Well, taking care of your body is a lot easier when you can enjoy delicious and healthy fresh fruits, such as blueberries. Blueberries are considered a superfood by leading...
As a precautionary measure, certain production lots of Tejava Premium Iced Tea in 12 oz glass bottles are being recalled nationwide due to the possible presence of glass fragments which could be harmful if swallowed. To date, there have been no reports of any illness or injury. The 12-oz. Tejava production lot...
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