Nutrition

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AAP: School Meals Improved, Focus Centers On Packed Lunches

For the past 10 years, growing concerns over childhood obesity has paved the way for more nutritious, healthier foods offered to kids at school. But now the American Academy of Pediatrics wants healthy foods to go beyond cafeteria walls, urging caregivers to focus on the nutritional quality of the foods packed and brought to school.

02/24/2015

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Time To Indulge: It’s National Junk Food Day!

If you’re dieting, you probably won’t be celebrating today because it’s is National Junk Food Day.

07/21/2014

The so-called "extreme foodie movement" could be bringing bugs to a restaurant menu near you. (Source: CBS4)

Mmmm Good: Bugs Get Placed On Restaurants’ Menus

Grab a fork and get ready to dig into a feast full of insects.

04/22/2014

It’s time for a spring cleanse, and food is the key, especially if you want to look better, feel better, and even shed some pounds. (Source: CBS4)

Six Foods To Help You Feel Great For Spring

Spring is finally here, but even if you still have the winter blahs, there are certain things that you can do to feel a bit better.

04/20/2014

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How To Get Kids On-Board With Healthy Eating

A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?

08/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

The Health Risks Associated With High-Protein Diets

The next time you take a trip to the grocery store, look around; you may be surprised by the number of products that feature added protein.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

Some foods may be better for men than women and vice versa.  (Source CBS4)

Food For The Sexes

Eating right is largely regarded as an important part of staying healthy, but research reveals that gender might play a role in what you should be including in your diet. In other words, what’s beneficial for men might not be beneficial for women and vice versa.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

A study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest looked at children’s meals at the nation’s top chain restaurants.  It found 97 percent of their offerings did not meet nutritional standards.   (Source: CBS)

Kid’s Meals Not Always The Best Choice

Moms and Dads are not going to like the finds of a new survey when it comes to kid’s meals on restaurant menus. The study, by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, looked at children’s meals at the nation’s top chain restaurants. It found 97 percent of their offerings did not meet nutritional standards.

03/28/2013

Nutritionists say peanuts are among the foods that you can eat to fight fatigue. (Photo: WCBS)

Super Foods Fight Fatigue

Do you feel tired all the time, despite getting sleep at night? Getting your energy back could be simpler than you think. That’s because certain nutrient-rich foods can help fight fatigue and even give you energy to spare.

03/19/2013

(Source: CBS)

Pain Fighting Foods In Your Pantry, Fridge

Relief from everyday aches and pains may be as simple as opening your refrigerator or pantry.

CBS4–02/19/2013

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