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Poll: Only a Third of Parents Think They Are Doing a Good Job Helping Kids Be Healthy Eaters

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If you know healthy eating is important for your kids but you also feel like it’s easier said than done, you’re not alone.

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Fragile X Syndrome, Steven Tyler's Janie's Fund Wins Big, Untreated Water Making Our Kids Sick, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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food myths , acne and diet, ulcers and diet, Ocular Health, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Fish Consumption

Setting the Record Straight on Some Common Beliefs About Food and Health

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When it comes to what certain foods can do to or for you, it’s probably best to take motherly advice, familiar sayings and other bits of conventional wisdom with a grain of salt.

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Gluten-Free Diet May Increase Risk of Arsenic, Mercury Exposure

People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury – toxic metals that can lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological effects, according to a report in the journal Epidemiology.

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Getting Kids to Eat Veggies, Healing Tea, Bad Supplements, and More in the Food Science News Source

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Improving Medicare, Online Health Visits, Surplus Medical Equipment Go to Ghana, Flu Panic, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Dietary Fiber, Whole Grains, Metabolism, Digestion, Weight

New Study Finds That Eating Whole Grains Increases Metabolism and Digestive Calorie Losses

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases metabolism and calorie losses during digestion.

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For National Nutrition Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says “Put Your Best Fork Forward” When Dining Out

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At the office or a restaurant, eating away from home doesn’t have to undermine your healthful habits. To help find your healthy eating style during National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” when dining out.

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Lack of Transportation Limits Healthy Food Access Among Washington State Residents

Having convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood residents. However, simply improving residents’ proximity to grocery stores may not be as consequential as some previous studies have reported. Researchers from the Washington State Department of Health investigated the food environment in Washington State, assessing the impact of access as well as proximity. They concluded that programs for improving nutrition should consider broader interventions to increase access to healthy food.

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PRISE Study, PRISE, protein pacing, Dr. Paul Arciero

Diet Quality, Improves Fitness Among the Fittest

In two recent peer-reviewed papers published by Nutrients and Growth Hormone and IGF-1 Research, Skidmore College exercise scientist Paul Arciero and colleagues report proven benefits of consuming moderate amounts of protein regularly throughout the day (protein-pacing) combined with a multi-dimensional exercise regimen that includes resistance exercise, interval sprint exercise, stretching and endurance exercise.

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Winning the War: How to Persuade Children to Eat More Veggies

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Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, offers parents research-based advice for appealing to children's emotional and behavioral appetites to help them eat the vegetables they need.

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Green Tea, amyloidosis, Biochemistry

The Power of Tea

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A compound found in green tea could have lifesaving potential for patients with multiple myeloma and amyloidosis, who face often-fatal medical complications associated with bone-marrow disorders, according to a team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis and their German collaborators.Jan Bieschke, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the School of Engineering & Applied Science, studies how proteins fold and shape themselves, and how these processes can contribute to a variety of diseases.

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Experts Reveal Hidden Dangers Behind Supplements

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Many herbal supplements contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a team of experts from Queen’s University Belfast, Kingston University London and LGC.

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To Lose Weight, and Keep It Off, Be Prepared to Navigate Interpersonal Challenges

A new study highlights an unexpected challenge for those who have made a new year’s resolution to lose weight: the people around you may sabotage your efforts. The study also uncovered strategies that people use to navigate interpersonal challenges related to losing weight and keeping it off.

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Make Healthy Shifts in Food Choices at Home During National Nutrition Month, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Put Your Best Fork Forward" by making small, healthy shifts in food choices when cooking at home.

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Are You Guilty of Overeating During the Holidays? Check Out These Simple Ways to Beat Weight Gain

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“As we look forward to the fresh start that a new year brings, many of us will also be struggling with the addition of the unwanted pounds we’ve gained during the holidays” explains Meredith Urban, MS, RD, CDN, The Center for Metabolic Surgery and Weight-Loss Management, The Valley Hospital. “In my role as a bariatric nutritionist, I have acquired a few tips and tools that can help you get back on track—and, hopefully, back to your goal weight!”

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Swarthmore Economists Discover That Coupons for Produce Can Boost Healthy Food Purchases

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In the experiment, economists Erin Todd Bronchetti, Ellen Magenheim, David Huffman, and more than 30 students found that providing coupons for produce at a Chester (Pa.) grocery store led shoppers to spend more total dollars on fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Healthy Aging, Nutrition, Healthcare, health reform

Nutritional Considerations for Healthy Aging and Reduction in Age-Related Chronic Disease

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Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and societal burden of the “silver tsunami.” Findings were published in Advances in Nutrition.

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$10.5 Million Gift Funds Center for Human Milk Research at UC San Diego

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Breast milk is known to provide the best source of nutrition for newborns and infants, and for premature babies, it can be lifesaving. Yet much about the composition of human milk and what makes it so beneficial is still a mystery. To help scientists bridge this knowledge gap, the Switzerland-based Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation has made a $10.5 million gift to the University of California San Diego, home to one of the world’s only centers dedicated to human milk research.

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Nutrition, Nutrition & Children, Vitamin, Vitamin Deficiency, Child Health

Nothing Fishy About Better Nutrition for Mums and Babies

Researchers from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide have found a way to provide mothers and young children in Cambodia with better nutrition through an unlikely source – fish sauce.







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