Forget Calcium Pills, Go for a Calcium-Rich Diet: Supplements Could Increase Heart Attack Risk
Wellness
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Wellness
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Forget Calcium Pills, Go for a Calcium-Rich Diet: Supplements Could Increase Heart Attack Risk

Susan Scutti - October 28, 2013

Recent studies have presented inconsistent and conflicting information regarding the use of calcium supplements, with some even suggesting they may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Recent…

FDA to Regulate Gluten-Free Labeling
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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FDA to Regulate Gluten-Free Labeling

Jennifer Bragg - October 25, 2013

If you are on a gluten-restricted diet, shopping will be a whole lot easier pretty soon. For years, the term “Gluten-Free” was not regulated, giving manufacturers the…

Public Health
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Symptoms of Iodine Deficiency

Adam Leeb - October 14, 2013

What are the consequences of Iodine Deficiency? What are the consequences of Iodine Deficiency? The most severe and true symptom of iodine deficiency is goiter, or an enlarging of the thyroid gland which eventually…

Should You Avoid White Vegetables?
Wellness
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Wellness
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Should You Avoid White Vegetables?

Christine Rosenbloom - October 5, 2013

Many 50+ active people want to eat healthy to support their active lifestyle. Do you think white foods are bad for you? If so, read on…Last Saturday I…

Outrages of the Week in Food and Medicine
Wellness
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Wellness
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Outrages of the Week in Food and Medicine

DrTerrySimpson - September 28, 2013

Ok someone explain the logic behind this to me.  The egg isn’t in a cage, so it is allowed to be free- to roam around and enjoy…

If You Bite It, Write It…
Wellness
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Wellness
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If You Bite It, Write It…

Lisa Andrews - September 28, 2013

You’ll often hear dietitians (or even personal trainers) recommend you keep a food journal when you’re trying to lose weight or control your blood sugar, especially if…

Spice Up Your Diet
Wellness
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Wellness
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Spice Up Your Diet

Christine Rosenbloom - September 21, 2013

Lately, I've been in a food rut, going back to the same recipes time and time again. Then I read an article in the summer issue of…

Bring Food Education Back!
Public Health
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Public Health
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Bring Food Education Back!

joan justice - September 14, 2013

Bring food education back!  How many urban kids have never seen a farm?  Children should know where foods come from, what vitamins they contain, how to cook…

Shopping and Cooking Healthy for One
Wellness
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Wellness
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Shopping and Cooking Healthy for One

joan justice - September 7, 2013

"What should I cook for dinner tonight?" "What's easy?"  "What's healthy?"  When you live alone, it's easy to just resort to packaged food, frozen food or fast…

Starting a Real Food Diet: 5 Fantastic Resources for the Beginner Real Foodie
Wellness
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Wellness
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Starting a Real Food Diet: 5 Fantastic Resources for the Beginner Real Foodie

HWC Editor - September 7, 2013

Can I start with a mind-blowing fact?More than 60% of the food you see at your local supermarket is simply NOT food.It’s junk.If it’s processed, refined, canned…