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45 min ago | KFVS12

Obesity fueling rise in diabetes rates, study finds

The U.S. obesity epidemic is a driving force behind the rising rates of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food

5 hrs ago | HON

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food

8 hrs ago | HON

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Tulane University, Medicine, Nutrition

12 hrs ago |

All Fat Is Bad? Not So Fast

People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Low Carb Diet, Atkins Nutrional Method

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

United States Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines expanded for students

Starting this school year, United States Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines will be expanded to all food and beverages sold in schools including vending machines, student stores and at fundraisers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Good nutrition can help beat type 2 diabetes

The evidence is in that good nutrition appears to help prevent and control type 2 diabetes .


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food, Fruits

The Republic

US eating habits improve a bit - except among poor

Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.


Related Topix: Dieting, Life, Food

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Train your brain to crave healthy food

We know, that wasn't the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for.


Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

WTVR Richmond

What they never tell you about losing a lot of weight

At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Medical News

Nutritional expertise helps enhance menus of prestigious care provider

Hadrian Healthcare Group commissioned research by Carole Marshall, a registered nutritionist at Northumbria, to identify how their meals could provide improved nutrition and hydration for their residents.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Heart Disease, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Tiny grocery collectables criticised

New world's Little Shop miniature toy grocery items promotion has been criticised by Geoff Simmons on Gareth Morgan's web site Gareth's World in a piece headlined "New World wants to turn your kids into fat zombie customers".


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Hospital food put to the test

THE Great Western Hospital will now be judged on its food as the NHS introduces mandatory standards across the country.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Physicians evaluate low carb, Paleo and vegan diets for weight loss and diabetes

Chicago cardiologist Dr. Kim Williams believes that vegan diets are best for weight loss and health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Cardiology, Dieting

Minot Daily News

Fighting for school nutrition

As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be - from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids remembered to zip up their backpacks before bounding out the front door to the school bus.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Family, Kids, Education Etc., US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Proctor Journal


No one questions that fruit is an essential part of the diet. But did you know that more than 70 percent of Americans do not eat the recommended amount of fruit? If this growing health problem of Type 2 diabetes isn't addressed, the CDC estimates it will affect one in every three Americans by 2050.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Low carb diet may help Parkinson's; modified Paleo can boost weight loss

High fat low carb ketogenic diets have been shown to help autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis as well as boost weight loss .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Vegetarian

Blackpool Citizen

Medical experts are urging the Government to set up a taskforce to tackle childhood obesity

The professional body representing GPs has warned that an entire generation will be "destroyed" by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks unless urgent action is taken.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition


Obama family attends wedding of long-time aide

President Barack Obama and his family return to Washington after attending the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media personality Alex Wagner.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Life, Food

Organization to only prep Black children for success

For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute has engaged leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families.


Related Topix: African-American, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Nutritional data featured on schools' website

About the same time as the school district launched its revamped website Aug. 11, it also started using a third-party service that provides menus for meals served to students at school.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Breakfast, Life, Food